Joseph Alexander Frantz

23 April 1867–
Bingham Township, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Joseph Alexander

When Joseph Alexander Frantz was born on 23 April 1867, in Bingham Township, Huron, Michigan, United States, his father, Joseph Frantz, was 37 and his mother, Mary Almira Gardner, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Frantz
1830–1886
Mary Almira Gardner
1837–1894
Anthony Frantz
1857–
John Frantz
1861–
Ambrose Frantz
1880–
William Frantz
1860–1919
Joseph Alexander Frantz
1867–
Sarah Ann Frantz
1870–1886
George Frantz
1872–
Lewis Ellis Frantz
1875–1959
Clara Frantz
1877–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Anthony Frantz

    Male1857–Male

    Male1860–1919Male

    John Frantz

    Male1861–Male

    Male1867–Male

    Sarah Ann Frantz

    Female1870–1886Female

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 12

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

German: older spelling of Franz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Frantz in household of Joseph Frantz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Alexander Frantz, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Joseph Alexander Frantz, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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