Frances Elizabeth King

5 April 1875–17 June 1930 (Age 55)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Frances Elizabeth

When Frances Elizabeth King was born on 5 April 1875, in Texas, United States, her father, John Milford King, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Jennie Murphy, was 28. She married Robert Lee Bates Jr. in 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Checotah, McIntosh, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 17 June 1930, in Douglas, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 55.

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Robert Lee Bates Jr.
Frances Elizabeth King
Marriage: 1899
Evelyn Bates

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    World Events (8)

    1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed
    Age 1
    A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    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.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 15
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English king ‘king’ (Old English cyning, cyng), perhaps acquired by someone with kingly qualities or as a pageant name by someone who had acted the part of a king or had been chosen as the master of ceremonies or ‘king’ of an event such as a tournament, festival or folk ritual. In North America, the surname King has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König (see Koenig ) and Küng, French Roy , Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Kralj , Polish Krol . It is also very common among African Americans. It is also found as an artificial Jewish surname.English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name King, originally an Old English nickname from the vocabulary word cyning, cyng ‘king’.Irish: adopted for a variety of names containing the syllable (which means ‘king’ in Irish).

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Frances Bates in household of R L Bates, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Frances E Bates, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Frances E Bates in household of Robert L Bates, "United States Census, 1910"

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