Miller Woodson Francis

17 October 1840–
Wartrace, Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Miller Woodson

When Miller Woodson Francis was born on 17 October 1840, in Wartrace, Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, Hugh Francis, was 25 and his mother, Catharine M. Buchanan, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Francis
1815–1876
Catharine M. Buchanan
1817–1904
William Francis
1839–
Miller Woodson Francis
1840–
Hannah Francis
1842–
Joseph H. Francis
1844–1898
Nancy Jane Francis
1848–1913
Hugh Francis
1852–1942
Mary Francis
1852–
Catherine Francis
1854–
George Buchanan Francis
1856–
Sallie Francis
1857–
Sarah Elizabeth Francis
1858–1921
James Ridley Francis
1861–1923

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 6

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1863

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Latin: From the Latin name Franciscus, which has been rendered as "one who had visited the Franks," Franck and Frank are baptismal names that were derived from Francis. Franki is a Cornish form of Francis. Female names derived from Francis include Frances and France. Fanny is a nickname of Frances, perhaps at first Franny. Fraing and Frangag are Gaelic forms. Franzilla is a female name derived from Francillon, a diminutive of Francis.

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