Millie A. Frank

15 October 1873–1943 (Age 69)
Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States

The Life of Millie A.

When Millie A. Frank was born on 15 October 1873, in Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States, her father, George Frank, was 22 and her mother, Colista Alice Miller, was 17. She married Samuel J Nickle on 3 December 1901. She lived in Roxand Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1910. She died in 1943, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Samuel J Nickle
1865–1912
Millie A. Frank
1873–1943
Marriage: 3 December 1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 December 1901
Chester, Eaton, Michigan

Parents and Siblings

    George Frank

    Male1851–1917Male

    Colista Alice Miller

    Female1856–1935Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1873–1943Female

    Otto Mahlon Frank

    Male1875–Male

    Ray Franks

    Male1882–Male

    Max Wellington Frank

    Male1886–1947Male

    Robert R Frank

    Male1889–Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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

1 German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovenian, Czech, Hungarian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic or regional name for someone from Franconia (German Franken), a region of southwestern Germany so called from its early settlement by the Franks, a Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. In the 6th–9th centuries, under leaders such as Clovis I ( c. 466–511 ) and Charlemagne ( 742–814 ), the Franks established a substantial empire in western Europe, from which the country of France takes its name. The term Frank in eastern Mediterranean countries was used, in various vernacular forms, to denote the Crusaders and their descendants, and the American surname may also be an Americanized form of such a form.2 English, Dutch, German, etc.: from the personal name Frank, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank. This also came be used as an adjective meaning ‘free’, ‘open-hearted’, ‘generous’, deriving from the fact that in Frankish Gaul only people of Frankish race enjoyed the status of fully free men. It was also used as a Jewish personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Millia Nickle in household of Samual J Nickle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Millie A. Frank, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Millie A. Frank, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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