Frank Witcomb

8 June 1840–1893 (Age 52)
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Frank

When Frank Witcomb was born on 8 June 1840, in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Witcomb, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Mynett Hartley, was 35. He married Mary Ann Wadley on 5 April 1866, in Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, England for about 10 years and East Dean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in 1893, in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 53, and was buried in Longton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Frank Witcomb
Mary Ann Wadley
Marriage: 5 April 1866
George Witcomb
Annie Elizabeth Witcomb
Jessie Margaret Witcomb

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1866Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (4)

    Age 3
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 14
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 40
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Whitcombe .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (6)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Frank Witcomb - Government record: birth: 8 June 1840; Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
    • Frank Witcomb in household of George Witcomb, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Frank Withcomb in entry for Jessie M. Zimmer, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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