Francis S. Tomlinson

Honey Creek, Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Francis S.

When Francis S. Tomlinson was born in 1855, in Honey Creek, Henry, Indiana, United States, his father, Abraham C Tomlinson, was 25 and his mother, Louisa C. Armitage, was 26. He lived in Fall Creek Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Abraham C Tomlinson
Louisa C. Armitage
Sarah Catharine Tomlinson
Frances S. Tomlinson
David M. Tomlinson
John S Tomlinson
Francis S. Tomlinson

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 1

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 8

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

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

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

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  • Frances S Tomlinson in household of Granville Whitworth, "United States Census, 1880"

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