Name: James Capron
Residence: Newport, Newport, Rhode Island
Birth date: 1875
Birth place: District of Columbia, United States
Relationship to head-of-household: Son
Father name: Allyn Capron
Father birth place: Florida, United States
Mother name: Agnes Capron
Mother birth place: New York, United States
Race or color (expanded): White
Marital status: Single
Age: 5 years
Collection: 1880 United States Census
PRIVATE CAPRON A SUICIDE
PLATTSBURG, NEW YORK, March 12, 1897 – Private Capron of Company B, Twenty-first Regiment, United States Army, comitted suicide here this evening, shooting himself in the head with his rifle. Temporary insanity is assigned for the act.
His father is Captain Allyn Capron of the Fourth Artillery. Capron joined the Army as a Private and was studying for a commission.
CAPRON, JAMES K. S/O ALLYN
- PVT, USA
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/12/1897
- BURIED AT: SECTION 1 SITE LOT 679
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
- SON OF ALLYN CAPRON – CAPT 1ST US ARTY
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