Francis Everett Bottom

Brief Life History of Francis Everett

When Francis Everett Bottom was born on 26 October 1891, in Jackson, Kansas, United States, his father, Jeremiah S. Bottom, was 48 and his mother, Naoma Heath, was 25. He lived in Grant Township, Jackson, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 12 February 1985, in Holton, Jackson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Jackson, Kansas, United States.

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Jeremiah S. Bottom
Naoma Heath
Francis Everett Bottom
Mary Caroline Bottom
Harvey Lorzeno Bottom
Ruby Hannah Bottom
Cecilia May Bottom
Archelaus Horace Bottom
Clarence David Bottom
Horace Isaac Bottom
Jessie K. Bottom

Sources (9)

  • Frank Battom in household of J S Battom, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Francis Everett Bottom, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Frank Bottom, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Name Meaning

English (northern): topographic name for someone who lived in a dell, hollow, or valley floor, from Middle English bot(h)me, Old English botm ‘valley bottom’. Compare Botham .

Americanized form (mistranslation into English) of French Lafond , in which Old French la fond ‘the fountain’ is confused with modern French le fond ‘the bottom’.

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

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