Franklin Mansfield

MaleJuly 1855–

Brief Life History of Franklin

Franklin Mansfield was born in July 1855, in Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Syduham Hohensheldt and Sophia Ruth. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Sarah Ann Strunk. He lived in Stroud Township, Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Mansfield
1855–
Sarah Ann Strunk
1854–
Oscar Michael Mansfield
1876–1936
Sallie A Mansfield
1878–1950
Charles Robert Mansfield
1884–1953

Sources (2)

  • Frank Mansfield, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Mansfield, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

Children (3)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (1)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 8

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

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 8

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1886

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Nottinghamshire. The placename means ‘open land by the river Maun’, from the river name Maun (which may take its name from a hill named with Old English mamme ‘teat’) + Old English feld ‘open country’.

Irish (Waterford): when not an importation of 1, this is an altered form of the Norman name de Manville (see Mandeville 3).

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Mansfeld, a habitational name from a place so called in Saxony.

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

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