Franklin Draper

11 October 1864–19 December 1929 (Age 65)
Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Franklin

When Franklin Draper was born on 11 October 1864, in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Ari Draper, was 49 and his mother, Cynthia Bender, was 42. He married Rosella Louise Nicholls Hamilton on 28 October 1883, in Madison, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sullivan, Sullivan, Madison, New York, United States for about 10 years and Wood River Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 19 December 1929, in Arnold, Custer, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Arnold, Custer, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Draper
1864–1929
Rosella Louise Nicholls Hamilton
1867–1944
Marriage: 28 October 1883
Blanch Cynthia Draper
1885–1970
Lydia Draper
1887–1887
Ida Mae Draper
1888–1970
Maud Elizabeth Draper
1890–1974
Bessie Rose Draper
1893–1943
Walter Francis ( Friskey) Draper
1895–1975
Robert William Draper
1898–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 October 1883
Madison, New York, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Ari Draper

    Male1815–1884Male

    Cynthia Bender

    Female1822–1898Female

siblings

(9)

    William Draper

    Male1841–1909Male

    David Draper

    Male1844–1934Male

    Hortense (Ortency) Draper

    Female1846–1909Female

    Charles Jerome Draper

    Male1850–1933Male

    Mary Elizabeth Draper

    Female1852–1941Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867

Age 3

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Franklin Draper in household of Ariah Draper, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Franklin Draper in household of Ari Draper, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Frank Draper in household of Ari Draper, "New York State Census, 1875"

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