Frank Willard Packer

14 October 1871–11 November 1936 (Age 65)
Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Frank Willard

When Frank Willard Packer was born on 14 October 1871, in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, his father, James E. H. Packer, was 43 and his mother, Catherine Gardner, was 28. He married Rosa Ellen Bausman on 20 January 1896, in Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Saint Marys Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Saint Marys, Saint Marys Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States in 1930. In 1925, at the age of 54, his occupation is listed as railroad section foreman in Saint Marys, Saint Marys Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States. He died on 11 November 1936, in Wapakoneta, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65.

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Frank Willard Packer
Rosa Ellen Bausman
Marriage: 20 January 1896
Charles Merton Packer
Bessie Elizabeth Packer
Fred Arthur Packer
Inez J. Packer
Inez Jane Packer
Benton Willard Packer

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 1
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act
Age 1
A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 19
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

(1997: 3339;2007: 6463; 2010: 9048)English: probably an occupational name for a wool packer, from an agent noun derivative of Middle English pakken ‘to pack’.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent noun derivative of Middle Low German pak, German Pack ‘package’, hence an occupational name for a wholesale trader, especially in the wool trade, one who sold goods in large packages rather than broken down into smaller quantities, or alternatively one who rode or drove pack animals to transport goods.

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

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  • Frank Packer in entry for Chas U. Packer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Franklin Packer in household of Catharine Packer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Frank Packer in entry for Fred A Packer, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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