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Ricka Fogel/Vogel Keppel

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Re: Ricka Fogel/Vogel Keppel

Posted: 1562185299000
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Edited: 1562185345000
just to make life more 'exciting", a charles keppel, age 34,born abt 1813, from hirschberg enlisted in buffalo ny for the mexican american war . charles was a cabinet maker. enlisted 8 april 1847, a private in the infantry, died 14 oct 1847 matamoras mexico . 7 april 1849 info went to pension office. he was the son of heinrich frederick keppel of hirschberg, in the electorate of hesse, and his father believes he never married (statement made from herschberg, 1855)and that he was a joiner who sailed to ny in 1845 and then went to buffalo. . next pg says charles born at buchenau, hesse. abt 1809, and was last heard from when he wrote a letter to his father and brother via frederick holbine ? of herschfeld from mexico in 1848 re a battle. this was all for reconsideration of a pension. love it-all the original writing, etc. maybe a cousin? uncle? it is at fold3
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