Fred Allison Taft

24 March 1897–March 1977 (Age 79)
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Fred Allison

When Fred Allison Taft was born on 24 March 1897, his father, George Ernest Taft, was 29 and his mother, Nettie May Rich, was 29. He had at least 1 son with Janet B Taft. He lived in Queens, New York, United States for about 10 years and West Windsor Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1930. He died in March 1977, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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Fred Allison Taft
Janet B Taft
Charles Taft

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    Leslie Charles Taft


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    Anna May Taft


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 20

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name or habitational name from a dialect variant of Old and Middle English toft ‘curtilage’, ‘site’, ‘homestead’, also applied to a low hillock where a homestead used to be. Compare Toft .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fred O Taft in household of Geo E Taft, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fred A Taft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred A Taft in household of George E Taft, "United States Census, 1920"

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