British Military and Naval Records (RG 8, C Series) - INDEX ONLY
HOWARD, Richard, Pte. 1st Regt. Lincoln Militia. On roll of Co. No. 9, Capt. William Powers, com'dg
Niagara, 23 - 4 - 1822
C. 1702, p. 142
|General George Gordon Meade|
|Source - L. D. Hickey Photo|
Asking for post office address of Moses Chase the Patriarch; Also F. coopers, Samuel Field bro Fingal, bro Tubbs and bro Whipple
Richmond is a surname I follow, but am not closely related to these people.
Mrs. F. S. Wolcott and daughter Hilda were the Billo descendants I was tracking. What was the Rabbit Foot Minstrels? The 1940 Census Mississippi, showed the Wolcotts living in Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi. Fred Wolcott's occupation was "showman" and his business was Rabbit Foot.
A Wikipedia entry connected "the song "The W.S. Wolcott Medicine Show", to stories the late singer Levon Helm told....about the Wolcott troupe, which had come through Arkansas regularly when Helm was a boy."
An article about Levon Helm and his musical group, The Band. Helm's own ramble based upon his experiences with the Wolcotts explained here. Mr. Helm's obituary here.
Abraham Snay, my 2nd great grand uncle, was awarded a share of it [the reward]. He was one of the 26 privates of the 16th New York cavalry.