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Lieut Franklin Fisher Raikes
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1816
Columbia
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1900
Walton
Cass County
Indiana, USA

Lieutenant, Company G, 75th Ohio Infantry and Company I, 11th Ohio Cavalry.

Franklin's brother, Wesley, was also in the 75th Ohio and killed July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg and is there buried.

Married Elizabeth Ann Darby, the only child of historian/geographer/cartographer William Darby, in 1837.

Enlisted as a 1st Lieutenant on 3 October 1861 at the age of 45.
Commission in Company G, 75th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 10 Dec 1861.
Suffered sun-stroke at Cedar Mountain in August of 1862.
Discharged from Company G, 75th Infantry Regiment Ohio on 31 Oct 1862.

Then enlisted in Company I, 11th Ohio Cavalry on 10 February 1864. The 11th Ohio Cavalry served along the Overland Trail in Wyoming and Colorado from 1862 - 1866.
He was mustered out 14 July 1866.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Frances Stoner Whitson (1798 - 1877)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Ann Darby Raikes (1818 - 1887)*
  Martha Elizabeth Betts Raikes (1828 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Ann Barbara Raikes (1838 - 1845)*
  William Darby Raikes (1841 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  Franklin Fisher Raikes (1816 - 1900)
  Wesley Raikes (1823 - 1863)*
  Milton Thomas Whitson (1836 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Venard Cemetery
Walton
Cass County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: CryptoGram
Record added: Apr 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18792442
Lieut Franklin Fisher Raikes
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Lieut Franklin Fisher Raikes
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Lieut Franklin Fisher Raikes
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- John Vincent "VINCE" Powers
 Added: Oct. 15, 2010

- JBM
 Added: Apr. 19, 2007
 
 
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