Elias Franklin Presley Jr

27 April 1904–9 July 1989 (Age 85)
DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Elias Franklin

When Elias Franklin Presley Jr was born on 27 April 1904, in DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States, his father, Elias Franklin Presley Sr., was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Bell, was 19. He married Clara Audrey Rayburn on 25 May 1927, in DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ward Three, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 9 July 1989, in DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States.

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Elias Franklin Presley Jr
Clara Audrey Rayburn
Marriage: 25 May 1927
Donald Rudolph Presley
John Hosea Presley

Spouse and Children

25 May 1927
DeRidder, Beauregard, Louisiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Priestley .2 Americanized form of German Pressler .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elias F Presley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Presley in household of Frank E Presley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • F Elias Presley Jr., "United States Census, 1930"

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