Frank Tony Pitchford

15 February 1886–28 February 1929 (Age 43)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank Tony

When Frank Tony Pitchford was born on 15 February 1886, in Illinois, United States, his father, Richard Granville Pitchford, was 46 and his mother, Isabell L Clark, was 38. He had at least 1 daughter with Myrtle Price. He lived in Rockbridge, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Granite City, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1929. He died on 28 February 1929, in Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Glen Carbon, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Frank Tony Pitchford
Myrtle Price
Evelyn Pitchford

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    Evelyn Pitchford


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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 Chicago Canal

Age 6

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 12

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from a place near Shrewsbury, where there was a bituminous well; the name is derived from Old English pic ‘pitch’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Pitchford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Tony F Pitchford in household of Richard G Pitchford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Tony Pitchford, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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