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Richard James Rapier

Male Abt 1744 - 1817  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Richard James Rapier 
    Born Abt 1744  Maynard's Comfort, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Dec 1817  Mansion House, near Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2713  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2019 

    Family Margaret Thompson,   b. Abt 1748, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1830  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1772  [1
    Children 
    +1. William Rapier,   b. 2 Aug 1775, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1864, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Mary Rapier,   b. 21 Jul 1777, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1838, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +3. Charles Rapier,   b. 10 Aug 1785, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1858, Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F3692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Served a five-year term with the Maryland Revolutionary War Militia during the American Revolutionary War, reaching the rank of Captain. He fought in the Battle of Long Island. His brother William also served with the MRWM.

  • Sources 
    1. [S258] Hayden/Rapier and Allied Families: Colonial Maryland, Kentucky, U.S.A., by Mary Louise Donnelly. Ennis, Texas: MLD Genealogy Company, 1991.