Frank Melville Meredith

Male4 October 1892–25 March 1977

Brief Life History of Frank Melville

When Frank Melville Meredith was born on 4 October 1892, in Iowa, United States, his father, Lawson Ellsworth Meredith, was 27 and his mother, Mattie Belle Chizum, was 22. He married Fern Mahilla Miller on 23 September 1917, in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Mitchell, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Vale, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died on 25 March 1977, at the age of 84, and was buried in Morrill, Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States.

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Frank Melville Meredith
Fern Mahilla Miller
Marriage: 23 September 1917
Kent Dawan Meredith
William Franklin Meredith

Sources (14)

  • Frank M Meredith in household of Lawson E Meredith, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Frank Melville Meredith, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Frank M. Meredith, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1917Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 15

    Historical Boundaries: 1907: Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 24

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: from the personal name Meredydd (Old Welsh Morgetiud, Middle Welsh Maredudd, from a possible British Celtic ethnic name of the type Morgetes + iǖth ‘lord’). Compare Beddow .

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

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