Frances Anne Racer

1 December 1860–19 January 1916 (Age 55)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Frances Anne

When Frances Anne Racer was born on 1 December 1860, her father, George Robert Reasor, was 34 and her mother, Frances Ann Willis, was 33. She married James Henry Swartz on 22 June 1887, in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hampton Magisterial District, Rappahannock, Virginia, United States in 1880 and South River Magisterial District, Warren, Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 19 January 1916, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Swartz
Frances Anne Racer
Marriage: 22 June 1887
Annie Elzora Swartz
Alma Orelia Swartz
Elisha Robert Swartz
James Albert Swartz
Lelia May Swartz

Spouse and Children

22 June 1887
Rappahannock, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Haseltine Racer


    Martha Mildred Racer


    Lucy Jane Racer


    Drusilla Racer


    Calsea Racer


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 1

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 15

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Röser ( see Rosser ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances A Racer in household of George R Racer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frances A Raser in household of George Raser, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Francis Swartz in household of James S**Tz, "United States Census, 1900"

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