Frank Victor Ensign

5 May 1873–15 April 1962 (Age 88)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Frank Victor

When Frank Victor Ensign was born on 5 May 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Samuel Lozene Ensign Jr, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Angell, was 30. He married Gracie Fidella Free on 26 October 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 15 April 1962, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Frank Victor Ensign
Gracie Fidella Free
Marriage: 26 October 1893
Victor Reve Ensign
Merlin Angell Ensign
Melvin Woodruff Ensign
Shirley Conrad Ensign
Virginia Ensign
Merrill Dale Ensign
Emery Eugene Ensign
Berniece Ensign
Clarence Wesley Ensign
Josephine Ensign
Myron Free Ensign

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1893Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    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.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 23
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 25
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: of uncertain etymology. From the 16th to the 19th century, the English vocabulary word ensign denoted a junior rank of infantry officer, which may be the source of the surname.History: James Ensign (known as ‘the Puritan’) was born in Chilham, Kent,England, in 1606 and came to Hartford, CT, before 1644.

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

    Sources (58)

    • Frank Victor Ensigh in entry for Shirley Conrad Ensign, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Frank Victor Ensign, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Frank V Ensign in entry for Myron Free Ensign and Norma Neilsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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