Dr. Frank Allen Kurtz

Brief Life History of Frank Allen

When Dr. Frank Allen Kurtz was born on 29 October 1875, in Montgomery City, Montgomery, Missouri, United States, his father, Daniel Webster Boone Kurtz, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Louise Russell, was 26. He married Dora Lee Fenton on 18 June 1899, in Boone, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Perche, Boone, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 17 February 1957, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Columbia Cemetery, Missouri Township, Boone, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Frank Allen Kurtz
1875–1957
Dora Lee Fenton
1880–1975
Marriage: 18 June 1899
Daniel Wesley Kurtz
1901–1910
Vera Evangeline Kurtz
1905–1992
Laura Frances K. Kurtz
1908–2001
Colonel Frank Allen Kurtz II
1911–1996

Sources (11)

  • Frank A Kurtz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • F A Kurtz, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Frank Allen Kurtz, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone who was short in stature, from Middle High German kur(t)z, German kurz ‘short’.

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

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