Frank was born about 1845 in New York. His parents might also have been born in New York.
1880: Brick yard labor
1863, 1900: Laborer
1920: Owned house at 30 North, Horseheads, New York with his wife Catherine and son David
1910: Mortgaged farm on Texas Road in Catherine, New York with his wife Katherine and daughter Leona
1900: Catherine, New York with his wife Catharine, son David and granddaughter Laurina Hall
1890: Horseheads, New York (1890 US Veterans Schedules)
1880: Horseheads, New York with his wife Catharine and children
1863: Elmira, New York (military enlistment)
Private in the all-black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry regiment, Company F. Enlisted on 8 April 1864 (see Research Notes) from Elmira, New York. He was 18 years old, single and working as a laborer when he enlisted. Mustered out 20 August 1865. At some point after the war, he corresponded with the military from Catharine, New York.
1900, 1910, 1920: Black
He passed away in 1928 and is buried at Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, New York.
One of his daughters married a Mr. Hall and had a daughter named Laurina.
Emilio's roster entry gives his enlistment date as 8 April 1864 but the 1890 US Veterans Schedules gives it as 8 April 1863.