Franklin Duane

1 September 1862–16 June 1928 (Age 65)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Franklin

When Franklin Duane was born on 1 September 1862, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Richard Bache Duane, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Anne Tams, was 35. He married Catherine Neilson Carpender on 26 November 1901. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bayonne, Hudson, New Jersey, United States in 1880 and Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1928. He died on 16 June 1928, at the age of 65, and was buried in Navesink, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Duane
Catherine Neilson Carpender
Marriage: 26 November 1901
Howard Duane
Margaret Franklin Duane

Spouse and Children

26 November 1901



    Margaret Franklin Duane


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Bache Duane


    Margaret Anne Tams




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World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 17

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

Age 19

John Philip Holland was an inventor famous for designing the world's first submarines. After previous designs were rejected, Holland eventually received funding from the Fenians for a short time. In 1881, the Fenian Ram was launched into the Passaic River in northern New Jersey, marking the first successful submarine launch in the world.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubháin or Ó Damháin ( see Doane ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Franklin Duane, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Franklin Duane, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Franklin Duane in household of James M Duane, "United States Census, 1880"

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