Richard H. Bakeman

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Richard H. Bakeman

  • Birth 4 Mar 1830 Steuben County, New York, USA
  • Death 23 Oct 1908 Phelps, Ontario County, New York, USA
  • Burial Phelps, Ontario County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section E
  • Memorial ID 69660868

Civil War Veteran: Corporal Co. C, 148th N.Y. Vol. Inf.

See the Photo Captions on this memorial for transcriptions of a letter written by Richard Bakeman to his brother-in-law, Paul T. Jones, 1824-1899. The original daguerreotype of Richard H Bakeman and his Civil War letter have been donated to the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA.

Richard's paternal grandfather had the distinction of being the last known surviving veteran of the Revolutionary War, Daniel F. Bakeman, 1759-1869.

The Clifton Springs Press,
Thursday,
October 29, 1908:

Phelps

The death of Richard H. Bakeman occurred early Friday morning at his home, on Franklin street. Mr. Bakeman had been in failing health a long time, his illness being due to the infirmities of age. The deceased was 78 years of age. He was born in Steuben County, but had resided in Phelps the past fifty years. His near survivors are three sons, Byron and Charles Bakeman, of Buffalo, and Wm. Bakeman, of Syracuse, and one daughter, Mrs. John B. Salisbury, who resides near Melvin Hill, south of Phelps.


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Inscription

RICHARD H. BAKEMAN
BORN MCH. 4. 1830
DIED OCT. 23, 1908
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BAKEMAN

Military Inscription:
RICHARD H. BAKEMAN
CO. C
148 REGT. N.Y. INF.
1830 - 1908

Gravesite Details Military stone partially below ground level.

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  • Added: 11 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69660868
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard H. Bakeman (4 Mar 1830–23 Oct 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69660868, citing Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario County, New York, USA ; Maintained by gone_fishing - unless_you_email (contributor 47381356) .