Wilfred Earl Frain

Maleabout 1917–January 1967

Brief Life History of Wilfred Earl

When Wilfred Earl Frain was born about 1917, in Burgessville, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Allen Frain, was 28 and his mother, Cecile May Boughner, was 25. He married Muriel Louise Stevens on 30 September 1950, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He died in January 1967, in Palm Beach, Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 51.

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Wilfred Earl Frain
Muriel Louise Stevens
Marriage: 30 September 1950

Sources (1)

  • Wilfred Earl Frain, "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998"

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  • Marriage
    30 September 1950Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1917 · Joining the First World War

    Age 0

    Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.


    Age 14

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): topographic name for someone who lived near an ash tree or ash wood, from Old French fraisne, fresne ‘ash’ (from Latin fraxinus).

    Irish: variant of Franey 1.

    French: habitational name from a place in the Vosges named Frain.

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

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