Frank Vincent Tait

22 August 1888–
Ontario, Canada

The Life of Frank Vincent

When Frank Vincent Tait was born on 22 August 1888, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Andrew Vincent Tait, was 27 and his mother, Jennie Hannah Gorham, was 23. He married Mary Maggie Raybuck on 18 February 1908, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Orford, Kent, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Andover Township, Sussex, New Jersey, United States in 1910.

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Frank Vincent Tait
Mary Maggie Raybuck
Marriage: 18 February 1908
Edgar Vincent Tait
Andrew Frederick Tait

Spouse and Children

18 February 1908
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    Edgar Vincent Tait


    Andrew Frederick Tait


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Vincent Tait


    Jennie Hannah Gorham




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 18

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 31

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: nickname for a cheerful person, from Old Norse teitr ‘cheerful’, ‘gay’. This surname is quite distinct in origin from Tate .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank V Tait, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank V Tait, "New Jersey, Bride Index, 1930-1938"
  • Frank Vincent Tait, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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