Frances Lucinda Drowne

12 June 1890–6 January 1931 (Age 40)
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Frances Lucinda

When Frances Lucinda Drowne was born on 12 June 1890, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Roscoe G Drown, was 40 and her mother, Etta Mabel Coburn, was 25. She married Herman William Kremkau on 16 March 1912, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Portland Ward 5, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1910 and Bell Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 6 January 1931, in Punxsutawney, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Cloe, Bell Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herman William Kremkau
Frances Lucinda Drowne
Marriage: 16 March 1912
Herman William Kremkau Jr
Paul L. Kremkau
David D. Kremkau

Spouse and Children

16 March 1912
Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 8

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 12

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Drown .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frances L Drowne in household of Cregerio Paul, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frances Kremkau in household of Herman Kremkau, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frances Kremkan in household of Herman W Kremkan, "United States Census, 1920"

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