Fannie B Gordon

Brief Life History of Fannie B

When Fannie B Gordon was born on 18 March 1889, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Marion E. Gordon, was 25 and her mother, Martha E. Butrum, was 20. She married Harmon Emil Zunk in Clark, Indiana, United States. She lived in United States in 1949 and Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States in 1950. She died on 10 May 1976, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 87.

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Sources (14)

  • Fannie B Zunk, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Fannie B Smith, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Fannie Zunk, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Gordon in Berwickshire, named with Welsh gor ‘spacious’ + din ‘fort’.

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Gourdon in Saône-et-Loire, so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gordus + the locative suffix -o, -ōnis.

English (of Norman origin): alternatively, said to be a nickname from a diminutive of Old French gourd ‘heavy, dull, sluggish’ (compare 8 below).

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

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