Franklin Muspratt

20 August 1868–3 June 1939 (Age 70)
Wales Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States

The Life of Franklin

When Franklin Muspratt was born on 20 August 1868, in Wales Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, his father, Robert Muspratt, was 23 and his mother, Anna Tuttle, was 17. He married Bessie Lauretta Nestell on 22 December 1891, in Riley Center, St. Clair, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Buel Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1910 and St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 3 June 1939, in Riley Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lambs Cemetery, Wales Center, St. Clair, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Muspratt
Bessie Lauretta Nestell
Marriage: 22 December 1891
Lillie Frances Muspratt
Charles Franklin Muspratt

Spouse and Children

22 December 1891
Riley Center, St. Clair, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Muspratt


    Anna Tuttle





    Berton Muspratt



    Lillie Muspratt


    James H. Pratt


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 11

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.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 19

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Pratt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Pratt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Musprat, "United States Census, 1910"

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