Frances Grooms

Brief Life History of Frances

When Frances Grooms was born in 1869, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Jordon Pope Grooms, was 30 and her mother, Martha L. Spears, was 23. She married David Wade Wagster on 17 January 1889, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in District 10, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Weakley, Giles, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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David Wade Wagster
Frances Grooms
Marriage: 17 January 1889
John Jourdan Wagster
Martha L. Wagster

Sources (9)

  • Fannie Wagster in household of Dave Wagster, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fannie Grooms, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Fannie Wagsten in household of David W Wagsten, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Groom , with excrescent -s.

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

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