Folmar Frazier Fondren

Brief Life History of Folmar Frazier

When Folmar Frazier Fondren was born on 5 April 1919, in Geneva, Alabama, United States, his father, John Randolph Fondren, was 34 and his mother, Antemeda Clark, was 31. He lived in Coffee Springs, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Ariton, Dale, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 20 February 1987, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

John Randolph Fondren
1884–1929
Antemeda Clark
1887–1980
Herbert Clark Fondren
1911–1970
Irvyl Evelyn Fondren
1913–1943
Leslie Green Fondren
1916–1988
Folmar Frazier Fondren
1919–1987
Rebecca Elizabeth Fondren
1921–2005
Gerald Fondren
1926–

Sources (2)

  • Folman Fandren in household of Annie M Fandren, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Folma F Fondren in household of John R Fondren, "United States Census, 1920"

World Events (8)

1920

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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 form of German Vondran, a variant of Vorndran, a nickname meaning ‘ahead of all’.

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

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