Frank Clair Varney

12 March 1878–27 March 1944 (Age 66)
Munson Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Frank Clair

When Frank Clair Varney was born on 12 March 1878, in Munson Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Varney, was 36 and his mother, Phoebe Marynette Hazen, was 35. He married Hallena Mae Fanno on 8 October 1901, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Watkins, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Jacksonville, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died on 27 March 1944, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Log Town Cemetery, Ruch, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Frank Clair Varney
Hallena Mae Fanno
Marriage: 8 October 1901
Lucy Varney
Clarence Ray Varney
Elma May Varney
Edith Mary Varney
Ona Alleen Varney
Reta Eva Varney
Elda Maria Varney
Clair Frank Varney

Spouse and Children

8 October 1901
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · ""

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1883: Jackson, Oregon, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Saint-Paul-du-Vernay in Calvados or any of various other places in northern France named with Vernay, from the Gaulish element vern ‘alder’ + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank C Varney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank C Varney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank C Varney, "United States Census, 1910"

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