Frank Leslie Vail

17 November 1878–6 June 1927 (Age 48)
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Frank Leslie

When Frank Leslie Vail was born on 17 November 1878, in New Brunswick, Canada, his father, David Hatfield Vail, was 54 and his mother, Elizabeth Ruth Perkins, was 46. He married Elizabeth Phoebe Northrup on 4 June 1902, in Springfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Kings, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 6 June 1927, in Springfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 48.

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Frank Leslie Vail
Elizabeth Phoebe Northrup
Marriage: 4 June 1902
Olive Sophia Vail
Leslie Harold Vail
Alice Mildred Vail
Lena Blanche Vail
Mary Jane Vail
Muriel Janet Vail
Pearl Bernice Vail

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1902Springfield, Kings, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (2)

    1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire
    Age 2
    On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.
    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge
    Age 23
    July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Old French de la veille ‘of the watch, watchman’, with loss of de; compare Wake . There has been some confusion with the topographic name Vale and the nickname Veal .Scottish: shortened and altered form of McPhail , Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil ‘son of Paul’.Irish: variant of Veale .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Frank Leslie Vail in entry for Olive Sophia Vail, "New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906"
    • Frank L Vail in household of David H Vail, "Canada Census, 1901"
    • Frank Vail in entry for Edgar Telmage Robertson and Muriel Janet Vail, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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