William Lincoln Fredrick French

27 October 1877–28 March 1956 (Age 78)
White Rock, Republic, Kansas, United States

The Life of William Lincoln Fredrick

When William Lincoln Fredrick French was born on 27 October 1877, in White Rock, Republic, Kansas, United States, his father, Henry Alfred French, was 36 and his mother, Emeline Morehouse, was 37. He lived in Jackson Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 28 March 1956, in Liberal, Seward, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tyrone, Texas, Oklahoma, United States.

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Henry Alfred French
Emeline Morehouse
Anna M. French
Walter H. French
Charles French
Frank H. French
Esther Ann "Ettie" French
Luther Calvin French
Minnie French
Henry Jefferson French
Emeline A. French
William Lincoln Fredrick French
Addie M. French

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 4

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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 and Scottish:1. ethnic name for someone from France, Middle English frensche, or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs. 2. variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Willie French in household of Henry French, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Lincoln Fredrick French, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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