18. Desanti, Henry Enrico

Enrico "Henry" DESANTI(1,2)  was born on 21 Nov 1882 in Italy.(3,4,5) He immigrated in 1901.(6) Henry married a woman named Elvira, it is unknown when or where they married.(5,6)  He submitted draft registration cards for WWI on 12 September 1918 in Lincoln County, Wyoming where he was working as a coal miner for the Kemmerer Coal Company.(5)    Henry was medium height, slender build with gray eyes and dark brown hair. (5)  Henry appeared in the census in 1920 in Lincoln County, Wyoming with his wife and three children.(6)  He died in a gas explosion in Frontier No. 1 coal mine on 14 August 1923 at the age of 40 in Frontier, Wyoming.(3)   He was buried on 17 August 1923 in the Kemmerer City cemetery.(3,4)  

      1. Kemmerer Republican, (Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming), 24 August 1923, page 1, microfilm; Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming 83101.
        2. Sneddon Robert T.  Inspector (Dist 1) & Robert V. Hotchkiss Inspector (Dist2), "State Coal Mine Inspectors Of Wyoming, Districts No. 1 and 2," year:  1923; report, 1923; , Wyoming State Archives on microfilm, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
        3. Henry Desanti, death certificate file no. 1466 (14 August 1923), State of Wyoming, Wyoming State Archives, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.
        4. Cemetery-Headstone, Kemmerer City Cemetery, Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming.  Personal photograph, property of and in possession of Roberts Roots & Branches, of headstone taken between 2000 and 2003., Henry Desanti.
        5. "U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," digital, Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005., Ancestry.com (: online digital 30 July 2011), Henry Desantis; citing United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.:, Wyoming Roll 2022241.
        6. 1920, , population schedule, Year: 1920; Census Place: Election District 8, Lincoln, Wyoming; Roll: T625_2027; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 63, Henry Desauta; digital images, Ancestry.com (: online digital 30 July 2011); Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.

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