Frances Leona Harke

20 July 1909–August 1984 (Age 75)
Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Frances Leona

When Frances Leona Harke was born on 20 July 1909, in Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Charles August Harke, was 40 and her mother, Coral Belle Webb, was 29. She married Harold E Kingsley in 1940, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Schroeppel, Oswego, New York, United States in 1930 and Lysander, Onondaga, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died in August 1984, in Clay, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Clay, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Harold E Kingsley
Frances Leona Harke
Marriage: 1940
David Lee Steves
Leona Frances Kingsley
Coral Ella Kingsley
Hugh James Kingsley
Sharon L Kingsley

Spouse and Children

New York, United States


    David Lee Steves



    Coral Ella Kingsley


    Hugh James Kingsley



Parents and Siblings

    Charles August Harke





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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 8

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

North German:1. from a Frisian personal name, a short form of any of the Germanic personal names with hari, heri ‘army’ as the first element ( see for example Herman , Herwig ). 2. possibly a nickname or metonymic occupational name from Middle Low German harke ‘rake’, or a topographic name from herk, hark ‘marsh’, ‘bog’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances Harke in household of Charles A Harke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Franes L Harke in household of Charles A Harke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frances Harke in household of Charles Harke, "United States Census, 1910"

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