Frank James Sills

9 January 1883–about 1953 (Age 69)
Palmyra, Lee, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank James

When Frank James Sills was born on 9 January 1883, in Palmyra, Lee, Illinois, United States, his father, George Gilbert Sills, was 52 and his mother, Caroline Adelia Coe, was 45. He married Ruth C Sanford on 19 March 1912, in Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Palmyra Township, Lee, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died about 1953, at the age of 70, and was buried in Palmyra, Lee, Illinois, United States.

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Frank James Sills
Ruth C Sanford
Marriage: 19 March 1912
Helen May Sills

Spouse and Children

19 March 1912
Clay, Missouri, United States


    Helen May Sills


Parents and Siblings

    George Gilbert Sills


    Caroline Adelia Coe




World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sill .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank J Sills in household of George G Sills, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Sills in household of George Sills, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Sills, "United States Census, 1920"

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