Franklin Robert Francis

23 August 1908–15 June 1970 (Age 61)
Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Franklin Robert

When Franklin Robert Francis was born on 23 August 1908, in Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, his father, William Phillip Francis, was 42 and his mother, Margaret Zoa Cox, was 25. He married Addie Ione Hinshaw on 29 June 1931, in Council, Adams, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Yellow Pine Election Precinct, Valley, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Riggins, Idaho, Idaho, United States in 1970. He died on 15 June 1970, in Slate Creek, Idaho, Idaho, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Riggins, Idaho, Idaho, United States.

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Franklin Robert Francis
Addie Ione Hinshaw
Marriage: 29 June 1931
Alta Ione Francis

Spouse and Children

29 June 1931
Council, Adams, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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Sources (3)

  • Robert Franklin Francis in household of Wm P Francis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Francis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Frank Francis, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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