Louisa B. Francis

Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Louisa B.

Louisa B. Francis was born in 1850, in Rhode Island, United States as the daughter of Joseph G. Francis and Fanny Bowen. She had at least 1 son with Joseph P. Martin. She lived in Alexandria, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States in 1880.

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Joseph P. Martin
Louisa B. Francis
Charles J Martin

Spouse and Children



    Charles J Martin


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph G. Francis


    Fanny Bowen




World Events (8)

1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 12

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 45

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.

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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  • Louisa B Martin in household of Joseph P Martin, "United States Census, 1880"

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