Francis E " Frank" Vining

Brief Life History of Francis E " Frank"

When Francis E " Frank" Vining was born in November 1836, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Uriah Blanchard Vining Jr., was 41 and his mother, Catherine "Kitty" Bailey, was 39. He married Harriet Joiner on 24 November 1858, in Covington, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States in 1880 and Ward Six, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States in 1900. He died in 1910, at the age of 74, and was buried in Joiner Cemetery, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States.

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Francis E " Frank" Vining
Harriet Joiner
Marriage: 24 November 1858
Alice O Vining
Anna Eliza Vinning
Mattie Vining
Richard Willie Vining
Redric Vining
Levi Uriah Vining
Angeline Mildred Vining
Olen Marshall Vining
Willis Walter Vining

Sources (12)

  • Francis Vining in household of U B, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Francis G. Vining, "Louisiana Marriages, 1816-1906"
  • Frank Vining in entry for Willis Walter Vining, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

World Events (7)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


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

1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

Name Meaning


from a southern dialectal form of an Old English personal name Finning, a derivative of the Old English male personal name Finn; see Finn .

perhaps a variant of Fenning .

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

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