Franklin Arnold Marsden

3 May 1866–19 June 1933 (Age 67)
Saginaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Franklin Arnold

When Franklin Arnold Marsden was born on 3 May 1866, in Saginaw, Michigan, United States, his father, Godfrey Marsden, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Jane Richardson, was 24. He married Clara Estelle Steves on 24 September 1908, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1920 and Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1930. He died on 19 June 1933, in San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Manteca, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Franklin Arnold Marsden
Lydia P. Klaiber
Marriage: 8 December 1917
Lydia G Marsden
Audrey Marsden

Spouse and Children

8 December 1917
Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States


    Lydia G Marsden


    Audrey Marsden


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 3

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English mearc ‘boundary’ ( see Mark 2) + denu ‘valley’ ( see Dean 1), i.e. a valley forming a natural boundary.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Marsden in household of Godfrey Marsden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Marsden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Franklin A Marsden, "United States Census, 1920"

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