Martin J Deponai

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Martin J Deponai

  • Birth 1838 Alsace, France
  • Death 26 Oct 1907 District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Section 1 Lot 113
  • Memorial ID 105800952

Martin J. Deponai was born in Alsace Lorraine France in April 1838, and was a descendant of Madame Louise Florence d'Eplnay a noted French writer. Martin came to the United States in 1859 and at the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted in the Union Army. He served with the 127th New York Volunteers until the 2nd battle of Bull Run when he was severely wounded having taken a bullet through his right lung. He remained in the hospital for 16 months and on recovery was assigned to duty in Washington DC. In 1869 he married Miss Mary A. Von Ruhl. Who died four years before his passing. He was survived by three sons Joseph G. Deponai a member of the Washington DC Chamber of Commerce. Albert J. Deponai also of Washington DC and John M. Deponai of the editorial staff of the Baltimore American.


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  • Created by: Casey Purcell
  • Added: 25 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105800952
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martin J Deponai (1838–26 Oct 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105800952, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Casey Purcell (contributor 48013574) .