Franklin Angel

10 December 1841–
Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life Summary 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

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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

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Miguel, Carlos, Juan, Manuel, Jorge, Luis, Arturo, Roberto, Jesus, Raul, Salvador.Spanish (Ángel) and Slovenian: from local equivalents of the Latin personal name Angelus, from angelus, Greek angelos ‘messenger, angel’. In early Christian folk belief, angels were so named because they were considered to be messengers sent from God. Compare Spanish Del Angel .English (of Norman origin): from Middle English angel ‘angel’, from Old French angele, from Latin angelus (see above), perhaps applied as a nickname to someone of angelic temperament or appearance or for someone who played the part of an angel in a pageant. In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of any of several cognate European surnames, for example Italian Angelo , Romanian Anghel , Czech Anděl, or Hungarian Angyal.

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

Possible Related Names

Del Angel

Sources (8)

  • Franklin Angell in household of Nelson Woodruff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Franklin Angell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Genealogy of the Descendents of Thomas Angell

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