Francis Heber Walsh

17 April 1894–1919 (Age 24)
Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Francis Heber

When Francis Heber Walsh was born on 17 April 1894, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Francis Ingraham Walsh, was 36 and his mother, Eliza E Nichols, was 29. He lived in West Side, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1900. He died in 1919, in Holland, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, at the age of 25.

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Francis Ingraham Walsh
Eliza E Nichols
Francis Heber Walsh
Alexander B Walsh
Angela M Walsh
Dorothy I Walsh

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 8

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Breathnach ‘Briton’. It was used in particular to denote the Welshmen who arrived in Ireland in the wake of Strongbow's Anglo-Norman invasion of 1170 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Franer H Walsh in household of Frank E Walsh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frances H Walsh in household of Frank Walsh, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frances Heber Walsh, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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