Frank Lester Hansell

17 June 1889–26 January 1981 (Age 91)
Dearborn, Indiana, United States

The Life of Frank Lester

When Frank Lester Hansell was born on 17 June 1889, in Dearborn, Indiana, United States, his father, James Murray Hansell, was 33 and his mother, Helen Cordelia Grubbs, was 32. He married Mary A. Harper on 29 July 1914, in Dearborn, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Miller Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 January 1981, in Milan, Ripley, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Logan, Dearborn, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Lester Hansell
Mary A. Harper
Marriage: 29 July 1914
Lester Irving Hansell
Naomi Ellen Hansell
Ivan S Hansell
Orville James Hansell
Francis M Hansell
Stanely Eugene Hansell

Spouse and Children

29 July 1914
Dearborn, Indiana, United States




    Ivan S Hansell


    Orville James Hansell


    Francis M Hansell


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Murray Hansell


    Helen Cordelia Grubbs




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 17

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English (Norfolk): variant spelling of Hansel .2 In some cases probably a respelling of Hansel 1 or 3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank L Hansell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank L Hansell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Hansell, "United States Census, 1940"

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