Franklin Edward Mineau

Brief Life History of Franklin Edward

When Franklin Edward Mineau was born on 25 January 1881, in Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Peter Eusebius Mineau, was 33 and his mother, Emma Pocan, was 27. He married Elizabeth A. Couillard on 15 October 1901, in Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Little Suamico, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Suamico, Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1950. He died on 5 May 1968, in Oconto, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Little Suamico, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States.

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Franklin Edward Mineau
Elizabeth A. Couillard
Marriage: 15 October 1901
Franklin G. Mineau
Lillian E. Mineau
Robert C. Mineau

Sources (18)

  • Frank E Mineau, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Frank E Meno, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Franklin Edward Mineau, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.


St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning


diminutive of mine, a measurement of capacity equal to about 12 ounces, hence possibly a nickname for a physically small person or a metonymic occupational name for an official who checked weights.

alternatively, from the ancient Germanic personal name Maginwald, composed of the elements magin ‘strength, might’ and wald ‘power, authority’.

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

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