Frances Emily Folsom

20 September 1853–1 May 1935 (Age 81)
Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Frances Emily

When Frances Emily Folsom was born on 20 September 1853, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, William Harrison Folsom, was 38 and her mother, Zerviah Eliza Clark, was 35. She married George Edward Wallace on 20 October 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 1 May 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Wallace
Frances Emily Folsom
Marriage: 20 October 1873
Harriet Wallace
Edward Everett Wallace
Emily Wallace Muffett
Stuart Wallace
George Benjamin Wallace
Richard Wallace
Rhea Wallace
Ruby Wallace
Lewis Wallace

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 4
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Foulsham, a habitational name from Foulsham in Norfolk, so named from the Old English personal name Fugol + hām ‘homestead’. This form of the surname is very rare in Britain.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Short Bio of Frances Emily Folsom Wallace by Dorthy, Granddaughter

    FRANCES EMILY FOLSOM WALLACE, Dorthy Hultquist Kidman's maternal grandmother through Ruby Wallace Hultquist Grandma Frances Emily Folsom Wallace was born 20 September 1853 in Keokuk, Iowa, as the 5th …

    Sources (45)

    • Frances Emily Folsom in entry for Wallace, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Francis E Wallace, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Frances E Poulson in entry for Lewis Wallace and Josephine Pratt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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