Frank Aaron Westbrook

4 August 1876–25 February 1930 (Age 53)
Marine City, St. Clair, Michigan, United States

The Life of Frank Aaron

When Frank Aaron Westbrook was born on 4 August 1876, in Marine City, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, his father, Aaron G Westbrook, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane St. John, was 35. He married Bertha M Hudson on 2 October 1900, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Detroit Ward 2, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 February 1930, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Algonac, St. Clair, Michigan, United States.

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Frank Aaron Westbrook
Bertha M Hudson
Marriage: 2 October 1900
Muriel C Westbrook

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2 October 1900
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    Muriel C Westbrook


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World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 3

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 15

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 English: habitational name from any of various places named Westbrook, for example in Berkshire, Kent, and the Isle of Wight, from Old English west ‘west’ + brōc ‘brook’.2 Altered spelling of Dutch Westbroek, a habitational name from a place so named near Utrecht.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank A Westbrook, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank A Wesbrook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Westbrook in household of Aaron Westbrook, "United States Census, 1880"

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