Franklin Aldon Herman

Male30 January 1862–24 December 1914

Brief Life History of Franklin Aldon

When Franklin Aldon Herman was born on 30 January 1862, in Michigan, United States, his father, Alden B Herman, was 38 and his mother, Mary Jane Quick, was 19. He married Florence Elizabeth Shinn from January 1881 to December 1881. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 24 December 1914, in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 52.

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Franklin Aldon Herman
Florence Elizabeth Shinn
Marriage: from January 1881 to December 1881
Minnie Herman
Murtle M Herman
Fred Herman

Sources (10)

  • Franklin Herman in household of Allen R Herman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Aldon Herman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Frank Herman in entry for Myrth M. Herman, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from January 1881 to December 1881
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 14

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English, French, Walloon, Dutch, Flemish, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’. Compare Harman 5.

    Americanized form of German Hermann , a cognate of 1 above.

    English: perhaps a shortened form of Herniman, a topographic name for a ‘dweller (in a) nook or corner of land’, from Middle English herne, hirne, hurne + man. See also Hearn .

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

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