Anna M. French

about 1861–
Lucas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anna M.

When Anna M. French was born about 1861, in Lucas, Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Alfred French, was 20 and her mother, Emeline Morehouse, was 21.

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Henry Alfred French
1841–1912
Emeline Morehouse
1840–1882
Anna M. French
1861–
Walter H. French
1863–
Charles French
1864–
Frank H. French
1865–
Esther Ann "Ettie" French
1866–1936
Luther Calvin French
1868–1948
Minnie French
1870–1958
Henry Jefferson French
1873–1933
Emeline A. French
1876–1900
William Lincoln Fredrick French
1877–1956
Addie M. French
1880–1898

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 6

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. ethnic name for someone from France, Middle English frensche, or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs. 2. variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

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

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