Frederick Frank

7 January 1787–19 July 1815 (Age 28)
German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Frank was born on 7 January 1787, in German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States, his father, Captain Frederick FRANK, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Susanna FOX, was 48. He died on 19 July 1815, in Mohawk, German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Mohawk Cemetery, Mohawk, German Flatts, Herkimer, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Frederick FRANK
1740–1830
Elizabeth Susanna FOX
1739–1814
Anna Eva Frank
1752–1812
Susanna Frank
1755–1833
Anna Eva Frank
1771–1789
Margaret Frank
1758–1833
Maria Catherine Frank
1762–1788
Anna Eva Frank
1762–
Henry Clapsaddle Frank
1762–1830
Maria Catharine Frank
1768–
Henry Frank
1770–
Frederick Frank
1787–1815

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789

Age 2

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 10

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovenian, Czech, Hungarian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic or regional name for someone from Franconia (German Franken), a region of southwestern Germany so called from its early settlement by the Franks, a Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. In the 6th–9th centuries, under leaders such as Clovis I ( c. 466–511 ) and Charlemagne ( 742–814 ), the Franks established a substantial empire in western Europe, from which the country of France takes its name. The term Frank in eastern Mediterranean countries was used, in various vernacular forms, to denote the Crusaders and their descendants, and the American surname may also be an Americanized form of such a form.2 English, Dutch, German, etc.: from the personal name Frank, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank. This also came be used as an adjective meaning ‘free’, ‘open-hearted’, ‘generous’, deriving from the fact that in Frankish Gaul only people of Frankish race enjoyed the status of fully free men. It was also used as a Jewish personal name.

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

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  • Frederick Frank, "United States Census, 1820"

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