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Name:Richard Walton Baugh Happer
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:Richard Walton Baugh Happer, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- February 14, 1847, in Norfolk County, Va. Father- George Douglas Happer; Mother- Eliza Ann White. Pat. Grandfather- William Happer; Pat. Grandmother- Mary E. S. Wise. Mat. Grandfather- John Robbins White; Mat. Grandmother- Lydia (last name unknown). Married- Mary Thomas, October 1873. Children- there were eleven children: M.M. Happer, Minnie Pruden, Richard Walton Baugh Happer, H.A.W. Happer, W.W. Happer, C.T. Happer, George D. Happer, Pocahontas, Fannie, Florence, Mary. Career: Auctioneer. Died- November 1, 1892, in Durham, N.C. RWB Happer is buried with his wife Mary T. at Elmwood Cemetery, Norfolk, VA (Lot 18 3rd Alley East). Also, four children are buried there as well: Pocahontas, Fannie S., Florence, and Mary T. From the records the plot was purchased May 31, 1880 when the first child Mary T. died.
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