Frank Stringfellow Jr.

Brief Life History of Frank

When Frank Stringfellow Jr. was born on 27 January 1881, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, his father, Rev Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow, was 40 and his mother, Emma Frances Green Stringfellow, was 37. He married Ruth Fleming Lichliter on 20 February 1919, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. He lived in Locust Dale, Madison, Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 11 February 1930, in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States.

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Frank Stringfellow Jr.
1881–1930
Ruth Fleming Lichliter
1889–1948
Marriage: 20 February 1919

Sources (6)

  • Frank Stringfellow Jr. in household of Stringfellow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Stringfellow, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Frank Stringfellow, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English string-felagh ‘string-fellow, man who works at a string-hearth’. This was the hearth or furnace at which iron was heated for its second working. A 1547 document from south Yorkshire defines the string-fellow's duties: ‘the stringefelloe wages, for layeinge the stone and breakeinge and feyinge of synders and breakeinge of the blowme and hewinge’. Thornhill and Ecclesfield were two of several iron-working districts in Yorkshire. See also Stringer .

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

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