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Biography of Joel H. Rickel

Joel H. Rickel. Among the citizens of Chanute, one who had had a most interesting career is Joel H. Rickel, a resident of this city since 1896, and now the owner of a carriage and repair shop and the owner of a valuable farm. Mr. Rickel is a veteran of the Civil war, and had been a prominent figure in Grand Army circles, being a past commander of several posts in Kansas and a past department commander of the State of Kansas. He was born in Ashland County, Ohio, December 8, 1844, and is a son of John S. and Jane (Fulks) Rickel. The Rickel family, which originated on the Rhone, Germany, was founded in this country during Colonial times, and three bearing the name fought with the Patriot army during the war of the Revolution, one meeting his death at the battle of Brandywine. Michael B. Rickel, the grandfather of Joel H. Rickel, was born in 1776, in Tascaraugus County, Pennsylvania, and became a pioneer into Ohio, where, in Ashland County, he entered a farm from the Government. There he passed the remainder of a long and industrious life, and died in 1868. John S. Rickel was born in Ashland County, Ohio, in 1813, in the same house in which was born his son, and was reared and educated in the community. He was a millwright by trade and a civil engineer by profession, and in 1841 went to Kosciusko County, Indiana, where he cleared a farm from the heavy timber. There he spent the remainder of his life, and died in 1853. He was a whig in...

Aransas County, Texas Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. The following cemeteries are hosted at the Aransas County TX GenWeb Site. Aransas Memorial Park Cementerio San Antonio de Padua Fulton Cemetery Lamar Cemetery McLester Family Cemetery Powell-Young Cemetery Rockport Cemetery The following cemeteries are hosted at the Aransas County TX GenWeb Archives. Lamar Cemetery McLester Cemetery The following cemetery transcriptions and photos can be found at FindAGrave. Aransas Memorial Park Cemetery Corpus Christi Celestial Gardens Fulton Cemetery Lamar Cemetery McLester Cemetery Prarie View Cemetery Rockport Cemetery San Antonio Cemetery...

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