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Accession Number: 89-1007

Title

Eugene F. Eggleton fonds. -- 1915-1924. -- 5 items.

Biography / History

Eugene Fredrick Eggleton was born April 13, 1889 in the Borough of Brooklyn, County of Kings, City and State of New York in the United States of America. He had a sister named Jane A. Eggleton . He lost a finger and three toes at the Waterbury Manufacturing Co. of Waterbury, Conneticut before he joined the military. He left the country on June 12, 1915 to participate in World War I. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army on November 26, 1918. He had received a Silver Bronze Victory button at his discharge. On June 14, 1922 he married Elisabeth Ann Kelly in Peterborough, Ontario. Leo Eggleton, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia, was a witness. Eugene and Ann moved to Pennsylvannia where they had a daughter Mary Patricia Eggleton on August 24, 1924.

Custodial History

Unknown

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of a series of five documents relating to Eugene F. Eggleton. There is a sworn statement by his sister, identifying him, his honorable discharge papers from the U.S. Army, his marriage certificate with Elizabeth Ann Kelly of Peterborough, an invoice for the burial of Eugene P. Eggleton, and the notification of birth registration for their daughter Mary Patricia Eggleton.

Notes

Title based on subject of fonds.

This fonds is donated by an unknown source.

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