Eula Franklin

23 February 1877–27 July 1953 (Age 76)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Eula

Eula Franklin was born on 23 February 1877, in Kentucky, United States. She had at least 1 son with Fred P Marrs. She died on 27 July 1953, in California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Fred P Marrs
1883–1969
Eula Franklin
1877–1953
Fred P Marrs Jr
1914–1993

Spouse and Children

    Fred P Marrs

    Male1883–1969Male

    Female1877–1953Female

children

(1)

    Fred P Marrs Jr

    Male1914–1993Male

World Events (3)

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 14

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name from Middle English frankelin ‘franklin’, a technical term of the feudal system, from Anglo-Norman French franc ‘free’ ( see Frank 2) + the Germanic suffix -ling. The status of the franklin varied somewhat according to time and place in medieval England; in general, he was a free man and a holder of fairly extensive areas of land, a gentleman ranked above the main body of minor freeholders but below a knight or a member of the nobility.2 The surname is also borne by Jews, in which case it represents an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 In modern times, this has been used to Americanize François, the French form of Francis .

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

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  • Eula Franklin in entry for Fred P., Jr. Marrs and Helen W. Almquist, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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