Frederick Franz

16 April 1871–27 September 1925 (Age 54)
Pipestone Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Franz was born on 16 April 1871, in Pipestone Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Johannes Franz, was 40 and his mother, Anna Horton, was 36. He married Myrtle M. Tuttle on 19 June 1892, in Berrien Springs, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 27 September 1925, in Pipestone Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Eau Claire, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Franz
1871–1925
Myrtle M. Tuttle
1872–1932
Marriage: 19 June 1892
Lila Franz
1894–1924
Stanley John Franz
1895–1964
Thelma Franz
1913–

Spouse and Children

    Male1871–1925Male

    Myrtle M. Tuttle

    Female1872–1932Female

MARRIAGE
19 June 1892
Berrien Springs, Berrien, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

    Lila Franz

    Female1894–1924Female

    Male1895–1964Male

    Thelma Franz

    Female1913–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Franz

    Male1830–1892Male

    Anna Horton

    Female1834–1917Female

siblings

(5)

    Caroline Franz

    Female1857–1919Female

    George Franz

    Male1858–1926Male

    Albert John Franz

    Male1868–1913Male

    Male1871–1925Male

    Female1873–1966Female

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 8

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.
1886

Age 15

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Franz, a vernacular form of Latin Franciscus ( see Francis ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred Franz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frederick Franz in entry for Stanley John Franz, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Fred Franz, "United States Census, 1910"

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