Married Etta on 9 November 1889 in Kittery. She was from Newark, NJ [S133].
Married Laura on 21 May 1899, in Philadelphia, her home town. Laura: 1873-1908.
An Apothecary in the Navy.
L.F. TREFETHEN writes: 'A big man, red-faced and tall, and all Navy. An impressive sight. Got into a fight with Charles (his brother) and Fred was either pushed or fell out the attic window and nearly killed.
Served in the Spanish War. [S36:Maine VETERANS CEM. RECORDS]
Birth is listed as 19 September 1870 in Augusta, Maine VR
Died from a fractured vertebra;
Buried in Orchard Grove Cemetery, Kittery with wife Laura.
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