Franklin Pierce McMichael

13 February 1853–12 February 1927 (Age 74)
Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Franklin Pierce

When Franklin Pierce McMichael was born on 13 February 1853, in Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William McMichael, was 28 and his mother, Minerva Johnson, was 28. He married Christiana Bopes on 24 June 1893, in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Milan, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Blackhawk Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. In 1927, his occupation is listed as retired farmer. He died on 12 February 1927, in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Pierce McMichael
Christiana Bopes
Marriage: 24 June 1893
Boyd William McMichael

Spouse and Children

24 June 1893
Rock Island, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William McMichael


    Minerva Johnson




    Charles W. McMichael


    Robert McMichael



    William McMichael


    Elmira L McMichael


World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 10

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mìcheil (probably earlier Mac Gille Mhìcheil), a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the personal name Michael .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Franklin Mcmichael in household of Wm Mcmichael, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Franklin P Mc Michael in household of William Mc Michael, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Franklin P Mcmichael, "United States Census, 1920"

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