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 Francis S. Aveline

Francis S. Aveline

Birth
Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA
Death 14 Aug 1865 (aged 50–51)
Burial Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section B, Lot 65
Memorial ID 19635459 · View Source
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Built Historic Hotel. Francis S. Aveline is best remembered in Fort Wayne, Indiana's early history for the construction of the old Aveline Hotel which stood at the southwest corner of Calhoun and Berry Streets from 1863 until 1908.

The hotel was destoyed by fire on May 3, 1908, in one of the city's worst recorded tragedies. Twelve of sixty one guests perished.

The Aveline in its time sheltered some of the Nations greatest dignitaries. Aveline came here from Vincennes, Indiana. He, along with Francis Comparet, built the reservoir now known as Sylvan Lake, Rome City Indiana.


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  • Created by: JLM
  • Added: 31 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19635459
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis S. Aveline (1814–14 Aug 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19635459, citing Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by JLM (contributor 46860487) .