California Genealogy and History Archives
Civil War Veterans
ANTHONY: Frank Gilbert Anthony: Civil War Veteran of the
California Column, 7th California Infantry Company H.
ANTHONY, FRANK GILBERT (1836-1906)
Pacific Grove El Carmelo Cemetery
The deceased was one of the argonauts of this State having come here in 1853. he engaged in surveying with Clarence King, a noted surveyor at that time, and later when the gold excitement was in its height he went to the mines, meeting with varied success. He remained in California for some years and then returned to Iowa where he had relatives.
When the Civil War broke out he enlisted and served in the Union army. After the war he returned to California and finally settled in Monterey, twenty one years ago. For the past twenty years he was employed at the Del Monte Hotel in different capacities and for the past few years he was night watchman at the Del Monte baths.
The deceased had a large number of friends in this city who will be surprised to hear of his sudden demise. He was an upright man and no one ever spoke an ill word of him.
He leaves a wife and three sons and a daughter to mourn his loss. J.C., Edith, H.W. and A.H. Anthony all of whom reside here. His daughter, Miss Edith Anthony is now in Iowa visiting relatives. She has been telegraphed to and it is probable that the funeral will not be held until her arrival.
The deceased was 69 years old. He was born n New Haven Connecticut. He was a member of Lucius Fairchild Post at Pacific Grove, Grand Army of the Republic.
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|Researched and Compiled by :
Timothy P. Reese, PCC of Salinas , CA. & Robert L. Nelson ,PCC. of
Santa Cruz.CA. Both members of the “Sons of Union Veterans of the
Civil War”. Department of California & Pacific. Camp Abraham
Lincoln # 10. The Reese-Nelson CWV-MC Data Base