Frank Henry Orr

Male1 December 1849–9 November 1914

Brief Life History of Frank Henry

When Frank Henry Orr was born on 1 December 1849, in Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Francis O Orr, was 33 and his mother, Louisa E. Eddy, was 29. He married Sallie Louise Ellis on 22 June 1892, in Southbridge, Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Southbridge, Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. He died on 9 November 1914, in Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Frank Henry Orr
Ann Caroline Ricker
Wendell Ela Orr

Sources (15)

  • Francis H Orr in household of Francis Orr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • F. H. Orr, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Frank Henry Orr, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

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.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 18

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Orre (Old Norse Orri, originally a byname meaning ‘black grouse’).

Scottish (southwestern): nickname from Scottish Gaelic odhar ‘dun, of sallow complexion’. This surname is also common in Ireland. It was brought to Ulster from Scotland in the 17th century.

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

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