Frances Trothen

1903–1987 (Age 83)
Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frances

Frances Trothen was born on 25 August 1903, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Charles E Wightman. She lived in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in April 1987, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Frances Trothen
Charles E Wightman
Jean Wightman
Patricia Ann Wightman
Charles V Wightman

Spouse & Children



  • Jean Wightman


  • Patricia Ann Wightman


  • Charles V Wightman


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (Cornish): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Francis Wightman in household of Charles Wightman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frances Wightman in household of Chas Wightman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frances Veith in entry for Jean Marie Wightman, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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