William Richard Francis

19 April 1897–30 January 1975 (Age 77)
Thomas Fork, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of William Richard

When William Richard Francis was born on 19 April 1897, in Thomas Fork, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, his father, James Sanford Francis, was 57 and his mother, Rebecca Catherine Price, was 26. He lived in Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1910. He died on 30 January 1975, in Border, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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James Sanford Francis
Rebecca Catherine Price
Nettie Francis
Mary Jane Francis
Sadie Bell Francis
James Raymond Francis
William Richard Francis
Sanford Cleon Francis
Alice Delilah Francis
Keaton Delmar Francis

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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.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1900: Uinta, Wyoming, United States; 1911: Lincoln, Wyoming, United States
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

Latin: From the Latin name Franciscus, which has been rendered as "one who had visited the Franks," Franck and Frank are baptismal names that were derived from Francis. Franki is a Cornish form of Francis. Female names derived from Francis include Frances and France. Fanny is a nickname of Frances, perhaps at first Franny. Fraing and Frangag are Gaelic forms. Franzilla is a female name derived from Francillon, a diminutive of Francis.

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Francis in household of James Francis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wm Richard Francis in household of James Francis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Richard Francis in household of James S Francis, "United States Census, 1900"

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