|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1868|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1899|
Puerto Rico, USA
Rockford, Illinois Daily Register Gazette, March 10, 1899, p.2 column 2:
HOME FROM PUERTO RICO.
Regiment That Relieved the Third Illinois
Returning to New York.
New York, March 10.--The United States transport Manitoba (re-named Logan) arrivved today from San Juan and Arroyo, Puerto Rico, with Colonel Hubbell and the Forty-seventh New York volunteers, 1,154 men all told, several discharged nurses and convalescent soldiers and two civilians. One of the soldiers died on the passage. Sergeant Frank Angevine, company E., died March 6 of Bright's disease. The Forty-seventh New York volunteers went to Puerto Rico last October and was engaged in policing the various towns and villages of the island. Since leaving Brooklyn only nine men here died. One was murdered, one was accidentally killed, two were suicides and the others died from natural causes.
N.Y. Herald Tribune, March 13, 1899, p.8:
TO REST IN PROSPECT PARK CEMETERY.
Funeral of Sergeant Angevine, of the
Forty-Seventh Regiment, Held
The funeral of First Sergeant Frank E. Angevine, Jr., of the 47th Regiment, who died last week on the way from Puerto Rico on the transport Logan, which landed the regiment in Brooklyn last Friday, was held yesterday in Christ Church, Bedford Ave. and Morton St. The funerla was attended by 150 soldiers in uniform, who accompanied the body to the church from the home, No. 181 Halsey St. Company E, which was Sergeant Angevine's company, attended in a body. The pallbearers were Quartermaster-Sergeant Charles Reilly, Sergeants Clinton hamilton and Michael O'Connor, and Corporals George Wells, Frank Dormer and Charles Major. The service was conducted by the Rev. Dr. James H. Darlington, who paid a high tribute to the dead soldier. The burial will take place in the Friends' Cemetery, Prospect Park. Sergeant Angevine's father is a Custom House appraiser.
He was an uncle of Frank Henry Angevine (1901-1975), Brooklyn Chief of Police.
The Angevine Genealogy by C.V. Angevine states that he was a soldier who died in Cuba during the Spanish American War. He was a fourth-great-grandson of Pierre (Peter) Angevine and Marguerite de Bonrepos of New Rochelle, N.Y., natives of France.
He was a fifth cousin of Lena Angevine Warner who went to Cuba during the Spanish American War and served as charge nurse of the Walter Reed Commission's yellow fever experiments. She and one of her sisters also died of Brights Disease.
Friends Quaker Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Created by: Ray
Record added: Jul 08, 2011
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