Franklin Angel

10 December 1841–
Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Franklin

When Franklin Angel was born on 10 December 1841, in Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Benjamin Angel, was 33 and his mother, Mary Anthony Angell, was 27. He lived in Moreau, Saratoga, New York, United States in 1875 and Romulus, Seneca, New York, United States in 1880.

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Benjamin Angel
Mary Anthony Angell
Elihu Angel
Robert Barclay Angell
Rev William Penn Angell
Franklin Angel
Sarah Angel

Parents and Siblings



    Elihu Angel


    Robert Barclay Angell


    Rev William Penn Angell



    Sarah Angel


World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English angel ‘angel’ (from Latin angelus), probably applied as a nickname for someone of angelic temperament or appearance or for someone who played the part of an angel in a pageant. As a North American surname it may also be an Americanized form of a cognate European surname, as for example Italian Angelo , Rumanian Anghel, Czech Anděl, or Hungarian Angyal.2 German: ethnic name for a member of a Germanic people on the Jutland peninsula; members of this tribe invaded eastern and northern Britain in the 5th–6th centuries and gave their name to England. See Engel .3 Slovenian (eastern Slovenia): from the Latin personal name Angelus.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Franklin Angell in household of Nelson Woodruff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Franklin Angell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Franklin Angell in household of Mary Angell, "New York State Census, 1875"

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