Rachel Ann Franks

Female7 May 1952–5 October 2000

Brief Life History of Rachel Ann

When Rachel Ann Franks was born on 7 May 1952, in Young Harris, Towns, Georgia, United States, her father, Charles Otis Franks, was 29 and her mother, Mabel Jane Wheeler, was 23. She died on 5 October 2000, in Towns, Georgia, United States, at the age of 48.

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Charles Edward Hogsed
1952–2005
Rachel Ann Franks
1952–2000

Sources (2)

  • Rachell Ann Franks, "Georgia, County Delayed Birth and Death Records, 1870-1960"
  • Rachel Ann Hogsed, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 3

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 3

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

1965 · The Voting Rights Act

Age 13

The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.

Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Frank .

English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Frankish, an ethnic name from Middle English frankys ‘French, Frenchman’ (Old English frencisc), for someone from France.

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

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