Francis John Bacon

Male30 March 1918–24 December 2000

Brief Life History of Francis John

When Francis John Bacon was born on 30 March 1918, his father, John Jack Bacon, was 43 and his mother, Ellen Grinter, was 33. He lived in Ophir Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1920. He died on 24 December 2000, in Oak Forrest, Lamar, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Jack Bacon
1875–1963
Ellen Grinter
1885–1930
Henry Herbert William Bacon
1908–1961
Pearl Bacon
1909–1984
Bacon
1910–
Bacon
1910–
Irene Bacon
1912–1967
Mae Bacon
1914–1917
Francis John Bacon
1918–2000

Sources (1)

  • Frank Bacon in household of John Bacon, "United States Census, 1920"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 7

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

1940 · The Lock and Dam System is Completed

Age 22

A lock and dam system is a system that allows boats to go from one water level to another either up or down and the boats continue going through each until they get to the end. There are 29 on the Mississippi River.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Norman French personal name Bacun, derived from the ancient Germanic name Bac(c)o, Bahho, based on the element bag ‘(to) fight, (to) dispute’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

English and French: from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to Back 3), probably a metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork.

History: Gilles Bacon from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec City, QC, in 1647. — Michael Bacon from England arrived in Dedham, MA, in 1640. Nathanial Bacon, from Stratton, Cornwall, arrived in Barnstaple, MA, in 1639. Another Nathaniel Bacon (1647–76), from Friston Hall, Suffolk, emigrated to VA and settled at Curl's Neck on the James river.

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

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