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Aldolphus C. Constantine
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Birth: 1859
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1891
District Of Columbia, USA

Officer Aldolphus C. Constantine was a member of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC.

Date of Death: September 10, 1891
Rank: Officer
Years of Service: Six years Eight months, EOD: January 22, 1885
Marital Status: Married to Rebecca E. Smith on February 7, 1882
Children: Two
Location of Death: Potomac River

Circumstance: While detailed to the Police Patrol Boat, Officer Constantine lost his balance and fell overboard while on duty. His body sank to the bottom of the river and was not recovered for several days. He was reported to be an excellent swimmer. He was 32 years old when he died.

Officer Constantine's parent were both born in Canada.

The Civil War and later pension records reveal:



Name: Adolphus C. Constantine
Military Rank: [BLANK]
Military Company: E
Military Regiment: 2
State: New York
Military Unit: Cavalry
Event Date: 14 Jul 1890
Affiliate Name: National Archives and Records Administration
Affiliate Record Type: Civil War Pensions
Affiliate Publication Number: T289 , Affiliate Publication Title: Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900


Citing this Record

"United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NHZT-T4D : accessed 04 Aug 2014), Adolphus C. Constantine, 14 Jul 1890; citing "Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900," Fold3.com; company E, regiment 2, New York, NARA microfilm publication T289.


The marriage records of Washington, DC reveal:

Name: Adolphus C Constantine
Titles and Terms: Jr
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 07 Feb 1882
Event Place: District of Columbia, United States
Spouse's Name: Rebecca E Smith
GS Film number: 2107967 , Digital Folder Number: 4259005 , Image Number: 00045

Citing this Record

"District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLS1-5Z9 : accessed 04 Aug 2014), Adolphius C Constantine and Rebecca E Smith, 07 Feb 1882; citing District of Columbia, United States, Records Office, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 2107967.

The 1880 census reveals:

Name: Aldolphus E Constantine
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1880
Event Place: Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: Car Conductor
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1859
Birthplace: New York, United States
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Canada
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0122

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Aldolphus Constantine Self M 56 Canada
Lauria L Constantine Daughter F 19 New York, United States
William T H Constantine Son M 14 Virginia, United States
Adeline Constantine Wife F 55 Canada
Aldolphus E Constantine Son M 21 New York, United States

District: 25 , Sheet Number and Letter: 47D , GS Film Number: 1254122 , Digital Folder Number: 004240114 , Image Number: 00100

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6C7-4NC : accessed 04 Aug 2014), Aldolphus E Constantine in household of Aldolphus Constantine, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States; citing sheet 47D, NARA microfilm publication T9.


The death records of Washington, DC reveal:

Name: A. C. Constantina
Gender: Male
Burial Date: 15 Sep 1891
Burial Place: Glenwood Cemetery
Death Date: 10 Sep 1891
Death Place: District Of Columbia
Age: 32
Birth Date: 1859
Birthplace: N.Y.
Occupation: Police Officer
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Canada
Mother's Birthplace: Canada
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B02640-3 , System Origin: District of Columbia-EASy , GS Film number: 2135910 , Reference ID: 79688

Citing this Record

"District of Columbia Deaths and Burials, 1840-1964," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F7Y9-2FN : accessed 04 Aug 2014), A. C. Constantina, 10 Sep 1891; citing District Of Columbia, reference 79688; FHL microfilm 2135910
 
 
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 Parents:
  Adolphus E. Constantine (1824 - ____)
  Adeline Constantine
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca E. Smith Constantine
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
Created by: John Rentz
Record added: Mar 27, 2006
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Aldolphus C. Constantine
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- John Rentz
 Added: Dec. 16, 2006

- Priscilla Gaskins
 Added: Sep. 9, 2007

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Jul. 3, 2007
 
 
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