Saturday, April 17, 2010


Originally uploaded by midgefrazel
Frank HOXIE was a seaman. He was the son of Benjamin Franklin HOXIE and his wife Harriet E. CLIFT. Frank was born 21 Mar 1852 in Mystic, New London, CT and died presumably at sea near Thailand on 5 Dec 1871 at the age of 19. He was single.

In the 1860 census, he is 8 years old and lives with his parents and siblings. In the 1870 census, he is 18 years old with the occupation of seaman but is still living with his parents.

Without the family that I am working with, I would wonder what happened to Frank. Sometimes with situations like this, a body is not recovered and there is no gravestone. It is great that the family put one up for him here in the family plot at Elm Grove Cemetery in Mystic, CT

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