Frank James Bostick

Brief Life History of Frank James

When Frank James Bostick was born on 12 May 1893, in Rockwall, Texas, United States, his father, Richard Toliver Bostick, was 32 and his mother, Mary Elllen Young, was 31. He married Nellie Lee Sluder on 28 January 1919, in Kaufman, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Justice Precinct 8, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1950. He died on 15 January 1967, in Rockwall, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chisholm Chapel Cemetery, McLendon-Chisholm, Rockwall, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank James Bostick
1893–1967
Nellie Lee Sluder
1902–1975
Marriage: 28 January 1919
Harold James BOSTICK
1923–2000
Juanita Bostick Streetman
1925–2006
Letha Faye Bostick
1930–2011

Sources (32)

  • Frank J Bostick, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Frank James Bostick, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
  • Frank Bostick, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): variant of Bostwick or Bastick, the latter of which is a habitational name from Bastwick in Norfolk, named with Old English bæst ‘bast, lime-tree’ + wīc ‘outlying farm’.

Americanized form of Slovenian Bostič, Boštic (see Bostic ).

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

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