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Col Thomas Hoyer Monstery

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Col Thomas Hoyer Monstery

Birth
Denmark
Death 31 Dec 1901 (aged 77)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Sec CL, gr 421
Memorial ID 41909741 View Source
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Soldier of fortune, expert swordsman, duelist, hero of hundreds of skirmishes.
Monstery served under twelve different flags in his adventurous military career: Denmark, Russia, the United States, Nicaragua, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Spain, Mexico, and that of the Cuban Rebels under General Lopez.
Contributor: Nicholas Horsch (47674031) •

While some records indicate birth in Baltimore, MD, an 1856 passport application signed by Thomas H. Monstery, indicates Naturalization paper attached to the application.
Other records indicates 1852 naturalization.

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