Franklin David Boody

Brief Life History of Franklin David

When Franklin David Boody was born on 5 January 1891, in Brookfield Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States, his father, Amos A. Boody, was 26 and his mother, Lula Minnie Stuart, was 20. He married Hazel B. Bidwell on 26 November 1912, in Charlotte, Eaton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1950. He died on 21 June 1955, at the age of 64.

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Franklin David Boody
1891–1955
Hazel B. Bidwell
1893–
Marriage: 26 November 1912
Zella Irene Boody
1915–1985
Dorothy Olive Boody
1915–1995
Wayne Franklin Boody
1919–2000
Richard L Boody
1928–2008

Sources (24)

  • Frank D Bordy, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Frank Boody, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Frank D Bordy, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1903 · Ford Motor Company

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Booty .

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

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