Frank Lamphere

about October 1853–4 June 1895 (Age 41)
Milford, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of Frank

When Frank Lamphere was born about October 1853, in Milford, Oakland, Michigan, United States, his father, Orville William Lamphere, was 33 and his mother, Lovilla M Gardner, was 41. He married Elva May Davidson on 11 January 1877, in Emmet, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 4 June 1895, in St. Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 41.

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Frank Lamphere
Elva May Davidson
Marriage: 11 January 1877
Addie Belle Lamphere
Catherine May Lamphere

Spouse and Children


    Elva May Davidson


11 January 1877
Emmet, Michigan, United States



    Catherine May Lamphere


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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 1

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Cornish Lanfear .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frank Lamphier in household of Orville Lamphyer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Lampher in household of Orvill Lampher, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Frank San..., "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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