William Frank Temple

21 December 1868–19 November 1918 (Age 49)
Pike, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Frank

When William Frank Temple was born on 21 December 1868, in Pike, Missouri, United States, his father, Orville Everett Temple, was 30 and his mother, Julia A. Jeans, was 23. He married Hallie A. Brothers in 1901, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Elsberry, Lincoln, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 19 November 1918, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Elsberry City Cemetery, Elsberry, Lincoln, Missouri, United States.

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William Frank Temple
Hallie A. Brothers
Marriage: 1901
Martha Lee Temple
William Brothers Temple

Spouse and Children

Missouri, United States


    Martha Lee Temple


    William Brothers Temple


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 14

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name or habitational name for someone who was employed at or lived near one of the houses (‘temples’) maintained by the Knights Templar, a crusading order so named because they claimed to occupy in Jerusalem the site of the old temple (Middle English, Old French temple, Latin templum). The order was founded in 1118 and flourished for 200 years, but was suppressed as heretical in 1312 .2 English: name given to foundlings baptized at the Temple Church, London, so called because it was originally built on land belonging to the Templars.3 Scottish: habitational name from the parish of Temple in Edinburgh, likewise named because it was the site of the local headquarters of the Knights Templar.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Frank W Temple, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Temple in household of Drwel E Temple, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James F Temple in household of Jeptha Jeans, "United States Census, 1870"

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