CALLAWAY, JAMES RICHARD VETERAN - Callaway County, Missouri | JAMES RICHARD VETERAN CALLAWAY - Missouri Gravestone Photos

James Richard Veteran CALLAWAY

Callaway Memorial Cemetery
Callaway County,

1st Missouri Mounted Rangers
Indian War of 1812
Sep. 13, 1783 Kentucky
Mar. 7, 1815 near Loutre Creek in what is now Montgomery County, Missouri
Parents: Flanders Callaway and Jemima Boone - Their second son
Grandfather: Daniel Boone, pioneer, explorer, frontiersman, folk hero
Spouse: Nancy Howell Married: 1805

Callaway County, Missouri was named after Capt. Callaway. This memorial stands in front of the Callaway County Courthouse

Callaway Killed by Indians: The Rangers were dispatched from Ft Clemson to pursue a band of Sac-and-Fox Indians (Sauk and Meskwaki Native Americans) who has stolen horses. Once they recovered the horses, the Rangers were ambushed by another party of Indians while crossing Loutre Creek. Also killed were Frank McDermid, Parks Hutchins and James McMillin, who are also buried near where they were killed.

Photo(s) Contributed by David M Habben

Contributed on 3/2/14 by tslundberg
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Record #: 748584

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Submitted: 3/2/14 • Approved: 3/2/14 • Last Updated: 3/31/18 • R748584-G0-S3

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