Franklin Hopkins Bloomer

Male6 May 1848–

Brief Life History of Franklin Hopkins

When Franklin Hopkins Bloomer was born on 6 May 1848, in Fayette, Ohio, United States, his father, Elijah Bloomer, was 35 and his mother, Nancy Hopkins, was 31. He married Eliza McIlvain on 17 November 1874, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lagro, Lagro Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Lagro Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States for about 10 years.

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Franklin Hopkins Bloomer
Eliza McIlvain
Marriage: 17 November 1874
Clarence McIlvane Bloomer
Burgess E. Bloomer
Mary Bloomer

Sources (9)

  • Frank H Bloomer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Franklin Hopkins Bloomer - Published information: birth-name: Franklin Hopkins Bloomer
  • Frank H Bloomer, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1874Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 12

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 15

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

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 33

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for an iron worker, from Middle English blomere (see Bloom 4).

    Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer (see Blumer ).

    Irish (Tyrone): unexplained. MacLysaght says that it is a synonym of Gormley .

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

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