Allie Francis Canfield

5 January 1870–7 August 1928 (Age 58)
Erin, Chemung, New York, United States

The Life of Allie Francis

When Allie Francis Canfield was born on 5 January 1870, in Erin, Chemung, New York, United States, her father, Edgar E Canfield, was 25 and her mother, Esther M. Bacorn, was 23. She married Chauncey Eugene Messenger about 1889, in Spencer, Spencer, Tioga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Van Etten, Van Etten, Chemung, New York, United States in 1900 and School District 18 Valier, Pondera, Montana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 August 1928, in Conrad, Pondera, Montana, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Conrad, Pondera, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey Eugene Messenger
Allie Francis Canfield
Marriage: about 1889
Esther Eugenia Messenger
Allen Ray Messenger
Ruth Ann Messenger
Garrett Eugene Messenger

Spouse and Children

about 1889
Spencer, Spencer, Tioga, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Edgar E Canfield





    Alice Canfield




    Ezra Merritt Canfield


    Katherine Canfield


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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.
1872 · Yellowstone National Park Created

Age 2

President Ulysses S. Grant signed the law passed by congress on March 1 1872, making Yellowstone a National Park. The park covers parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.

Age 19

Montana is 41st state.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Great or Little Canfield in Essex, named with the Old English personal name Cana + feld ‘open country’. 2. in some cases the surname may be of Norman origin, a habitational name from Canville-les-Deux-Églises in Seine-Maritime, France.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ella F Messinger in household of John S Spalding, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice Canfield in household of Edward Canfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Allie Ostram in household of Chris O Ostram, "United States Census, 1920"

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