John Franklin Vining

21 August 1872–2 June 1937 (Age 64)
Marshall, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of John Franklin

When John Franklin Vining was born on 21 August 1872, in Marshall, Indiana, United States, his father, John Vining, was 41 and his mother, Lydia Pellett, was 36. He married Clara Belle Hershberger on 26 December 1897, in Marshall, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Etna Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Etna Green, Etna Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 2 June 1937, in Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Etna Green Cemetery, Etna Green, Etna Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States.

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John Franklin Vining
Clara Belle Hershberger
Marriage: 26 December 1897
Mary Orlee Vining
Myrtle Ruth Vining
Clyde Leo Vining
Glenn Minor Vining
Gladys O Vining
Willard Devon Vining
Charles Wendell Vining

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  • Marriage
    26 December 1897Marshall, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    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 3
    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.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 18
    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

    English:from a southern dialectal form of an Old English personal name Finning, a derivative of the Old English male personal name Finn; see Finn .perhaps a variant of Fenning .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • John F Vinnings, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John in entry for Minor G Vining and Marie Shoemaker Or Shumaker, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
    • John Vining, "United States Census, 1930"

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