According to 1900 MO census, "Vern" Kingman was born Jan 1882 in IL. He said both parents were born in France.
Verne L. Kingman enlisted in U.S. Army Coast Artillery 12 Sep 1901 at Springfield, MO, and was discharged 19 Sep 1904 at Fort Dade, FL. At enlistment he gave his age as 24 and 8 months, which would have meant a birth date of January 1877.
Who were Verne's parents? Appreciate any information.