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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Franklin Mansfield
Sarah Ann Strunk
Oscar Michael Mansfield
Sallie A Mansfield
Charles Robert Mansfield

Sources (2)

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

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Children (3)

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Siblings (1)

World Events (8)


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.


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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