Maggie Agnes Frank

1877–1920 (Age 43)
California, United States

The Life of Maggie Agnes

Maggie Agnes Frank was born about 1877. She married James Benedict Wyant about 1907, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died before 1920, in California, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

James Benedict Wyant
1875–1933
Maggie Agnes Frank
1877–1920
Marriage: about 1907
Charles Edward Wyant
1908–1967

Spouse and Children

    James Benedict Wyant

    Male1875–1933Male

    Female1877–1920Female

MARRIAGE
about 1907
California, United States
children

(1)

    Charles Edward Wyant

    Male1908–1967Male

World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 3

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1883 · ""

Age 6

Historical Boundaries - 1883: Jackson, Oregon, United States
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 14

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovenian, Czech, Hungarian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic or regional name for someone from Franconia (German Franken), a region of southwestern Germany so called from its early settlement by the Franks, a Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. In the 6th–9th centuries, under leaders such as Clovis I ( c. 466–511 ) and Charlemagne ( 742–814 ), the Franks established a substantial empire in western Europe, from which the country of France takes its name. The term Frank in eastern Mediterranean countries was used, in various vernacular forms, to denote the Crusaders and their descendants, and the American surname may also be an Americanized form of such a form.2 English, Dutch, German, etc.: from the personal name Frank, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank. This also came be used as an adjective meaning ‘free’, ‘open-hearted’, ‘generous’, deriving from the fact that in Frankish Gaul only people of Frankish race enjoyed the status of fully free men. It was also used as a Jewish personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maggie Wyant in household of James Wyant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie Agnes Frank in entry for Charles Edward Wyant, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Frank in entry for Charles E Wyant, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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