Frances Elizabeth Poor

Brief Life History of Frances Elizabeth

When Frances Elizabeth Poor was born in August 1854, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Zachariah H. Poor, was 46 and her mother, Catherine L. Crouch, was 32. She married John P Bragg about 1878, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Pembroke, Christian, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 3 East Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States in 1900.

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John P Bragg
Frances Elizabeth Poor
Marriage: about 1878
Laura L Bragg

Sources (8)

  • Elizabeth Poore in household of Zack H Poore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fannie Poor, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Fannie Poore in entry for Laura L. Blane, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"

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World Events (8)


Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


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


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (southeastern): variant of Power . Compare Poer .

Hungarian (Poór): status name from pór ‘peasant, lower class’. Compare Por 2.

Iranian: variant of Pour .

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

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