Frank Frankenfield

about 1875–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Frank

Frank Frankenfield was born about 1875, in Indiana, United States. He married Grace Hinton on 7 December 1918, in Indiana, United States.

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Frank Frankenfield
1875–
Grace Hinton
1871–1962
Marriage: 7 December 1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1918
Indiana, United States

World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 0

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 31

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Frankenfeld, a German habitational name from any of several places named Frankenfeld in central Germany and Bavaria, literally, ‘Franconian open country’, or from the same term as a Jewish (Ashkenazic) ornamental name.

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

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