Edward Franklin Musick

31 December 1881–11 October 1953 (Age 71)
Alto, Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life of Edward Franklin

When Edward Franklin Musick was born on 31 December 1881, in Alto, Cherokee, Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Henry Musick, was 24 and his mother, Emma Jane Smith, was 20. He married Fannie Lou Kyle on 16 April 1903, in Houston, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Houston, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 October 1953, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Grapevine, Houston, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Franklin Musick
Fannie Lou Kyle
Marriage: 16 April 1903
Mary Emma Musick
Edward Earl Musick
Francis K MUSICK
Gertrude Louise Musick

Spouse and Children

16 April 1903
Houston, Texas, United States


    Mary Emma Musick



    Francis K MUSICK


    Gertrude Louise Musick


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Henry Musick


    Emma Jane Smith





    William Henry Musick


    Charles Samuel Musick





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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 13

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. metonymic occupational name for a musician, from Middle Dutch musike ‘music’. 2. Altered form of Muschick (an eastern German name of Slavic origin), or Czech Muzik .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Music, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ed Musick, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Musick in household of Henry Musick, "United States Census, 1900"

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