Frank Land

1860–1918 (Age 57)
Boston, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Frank

When Frank Land was born on 30 November 1860, in Boston, Wayne, Indiana, United States, his father, Horatio Nelson Land, was 28 and his mother, Emeline O Gaar, was 31. He married Nellie Beitzell Walker on 11 August 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Wayne, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 April 1918, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Frank Land
Nellie Beitzell Walker
Marriage: 11 August 1886
Walker Edwin Land
Horatio Nelson Land

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11 August 1886


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: topographic name from Old English land, Middle High German lant, ‘land’, ‘territory’.This had more specialized senses in the Middle Ages, being used to denote the countryside as opposed to a town or an estate.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest glade, Middle English, Old French la(u)nde, or a habitational name from Launde in Leicestershire or Laund in West Yorkshire, which are named with this word.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named, from Old Norse land ‘land’, ‘territory’ (see 1 above).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank B Land, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Land, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Land in household of Horatio N Land, "United States Census, 1870"

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