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 Sam “Same” Agee

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Sam “Same” Agee

  • Birth 18 Feb 1896 Colorado, USA
  • Death 5 Dec 1925 Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 49424100

Same, or Sam, was the son of the African American pioneers Alonzo and Mattie Agee.

The Washington State Digital Archives has the following information about his military record:

Reference Code: AR118-5-6-01659
Image File Number: 00050003.tif
Enlisted Or Officer: 3942705
Ethnicity: White
Birthplace: Telleroid, Colo
Age Or Birthdate: Feb 18/1896
Residence City: Seattle
Inducted/Training:
Grade/Rank: Pvt 1 cl Nov 27/18
Discharge Date: 8/9/1919 12:00:00 AM
Remarks:
Volunteer Notes:
Name: Sam Agee

It is interesting that this record identifies Sam as white. But the birthdate matches that of Alonzo's son, and he was born in Colorado.

In the 1920 Census he is shown as a laborer for a Junk Company in Seattle.


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  • Created by: Mark Vernon
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49424100
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sam “Same” Agee (18 Feb 1896–5 Dec 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49424100, citing Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Mark Vernon (contributor 47102350) .