Frank Harrison Aney

1864–1943 (Age 79)
Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank Harrison

When Frank Harrison Aney was born on 15 January 1864, in Lexington, McLean, Illinois, United States, his father, Henry David Aney, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Lapsley, was 21. He married Mary Jane Lillie Baughman on 4 March 1887, in Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marion Township, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Sullivan Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died on 31 July 1943, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fruitport Cemetery, Fruitport, Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Harrison Aney
Mary Jane Lillie Baughman
Marriage: 4 March 1887
Anna Elisabeth Aney
Marguerite Aney
Arthur David Aney
Jessica Eva Aney
Grace Katherine Aney
Robert Powell Aney

Spouse & Children

4 March 1887
Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry David Aney


  • Elizabeth Lapsley




  • Male1864–1943Male

  • Horace Aney


  • Florence Blanche Aney


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 15

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained.2 Possibly a respelling of French Ané, from a personal name derived from Latin Asinarius.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank Aney in entry for Arthur David Aney, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Frank Aney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank H Aney, "United States Census, 1930"

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