Franklin Allen Clifton

Brief Life History of Franklin Allen

When Franklin Allen Clifton was born on 14 July 1895, in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, his father, William Allen Clifton, was 51 and his mother, Minnie Eldora Gamble, was 28. He died on 15 November 1896, in his hometown, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

William Allen Clifton
1844–1924
Minnie Eldora Gamble
1866–1948
Clarence Morgan Clifton
1887–1957
Florence May Clifton
1889–
Zirlda Clifton
1891–1976
Franklin Allen Clifton
1895–1896
Bertha Mary Clifton
1898–1932
Dorothy E Clifton
1903–1969
Frederick Clifton
1907–1980

Sources (4)

  • A.Franklin Clifton, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Franklin Allen Clifton, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Franklin Allen Clifton - Published information: male

World Events (1)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the very numerous places called Clifton, from Old English clif ‘slope’ (see Cliff ) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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