Frances Ann Palazzolo

1921–1996 (Age 74)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Frances Ann

When Frances Ann Palazzolo was born on 8 December 1921, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Anthony or Antonio Palazzolo, was 33 and her mother, Vita "Mary" Palaccia, was 21. She married Howard Truman Hall on 14 January 1946, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She lived in Detroit Ward 15, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 15 October 1996, at the age of 74, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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Frances Ann Palazzolo
Howard Truman Hall
Marriage: 14 January 1946

Spouse & Children

14 January 1946
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Grace Palazzolo


  • Female1921–1996Female

  • Male1924–1995Male

  • Vito Palazzolo


  • Constance or Connie Bernadine Palazzolo


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1928 · The Detroit Zoo

Age 7

The Detroit Zoological Society was founded in 1911, but the zoo didn't officially open until August 1, 1928. At the opening ceremony, Mayor John C. Nagel was to speak to the gathered crowd. Arriving late, Nagel parked his car behind the bear dens and as he came rushing around the front. A polar bear leaped from the moat in the den and stood directly in front of Nagel. Unaware how precarious his situation was, Nagel stuck out his hand and walked toward the polar bear joking, ""He's the reception committee. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in America with cage-less exhibits and the first zoo to no longer keep elephants because of the harsh winters causing psychological stress on them.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places named Palazzolo, in particular Palazzolo Acreide in Syracuse province, Sicily.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frances Palazzolo in household of Anthony Palazzolo, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frances Palazzolo, "Michigan, Eastern and Western Districts, Naturalization Records, 1837-1993"
  • Frances Palazzolo in household of Anthony Palazzolo, '1940 United States Federal Census' on MyHeritage

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