Ella Lillie Frounfelter

5 September 1913–1 October 2002 (Age 89)
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ella Lillie

When Ella Lillie Frounfelter was born on 5 September 1913, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Hibert Frounfelter, was 42 and her mother, Nannie Rebecca Houck, was 41. She had at least 1 daughter with Carroll Lester Troxell. She lived in Taneytown, Carroll, Maryland, United States in 1930. She died on 1 October 2002, in Emmitsburg, Frederick, Maryland, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rocky Ridge, Frederick, Maryland, United States.

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Carroll Lester Troxell
Ella Lillie Frounfelter
Rebecca Floretta Troxell

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    Rebecca Floretta Troxell


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Frauenfelder, a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Frauenfeld. The place name is a compound probably of Middle High German vrôn ‘lord’, ‘ruler’, ‘feudal domain’ + velt ‘open country’, (later) ‘field’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ella L Frountfelter in household of Joseph H Frountfelter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elli L Frounfelter in household of Joseph H Frounfelter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ella Lillie Frounfelter Troxell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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