Francis Fenlon

22 August 1877–18 March 1962 (Age 84)
Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Francis

When Francis Fenlon was born on 22 August 1877, in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States, his father, James Fenlon, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Redmond, was 38. He married Margaret Doyle on 29 June 1904, in Alverno, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cheboygan, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Silver Spring, Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1962. He died on 18 March 1962, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rockville, Montgomery, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Fenlon
1877–1962
Margaret Doyle
1880–1964
Marriage: 29 June 1904
Sister Mary Angela Fenlon
1905–1970
James F. Fenlon
1907–1908
Lillian Margaret Fenlon
1908–1994
Frank Fenlon
1911–
John Llewellyn Fenlon
1911–2000
Archie Fenlon
1913–1969
'Lee' Leonard Fenlon
1914–2002
Edward Earl Fenlon
1917–1980
Robert William Fenlon
1918–1992
Raymond Henry Fenlon
1918–2008
Patrick Ignatius Fenlon
1922–2015

Spouse and Children

    Male1877–1962Male

    Margaret Doyle

    Female1880–1964Female

MARRIAGE
29 June 1904
Alverno, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States
children

(11)

    Sister Mary Angela Fenlon

    Female1905–1970Female

    James F. Fenlon

    Male1907–1908Male

    Female1908–1994Female

    Frank Fenlon

    Male1911–Male

    John Llewellyn Fenlon

    Male1911–2000Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 2

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 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

Age 10

June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fionnaláin ‘descendant of Fionnalán ’, a personal name from a diminutive of fionn ‘fair’, ‘white’ ( see Finn 1).2 English (Huguenot): altered form of French Fénelon ( see Fenelon ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Francis Finland in household of James Finland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • O Frank Fenlon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Francis Fenlon in household of Eliza Fenlon, "United States Census, 1900"

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