David Franklin Summers

3 January 1900–
Middlebourne, Tyler, West Virginia, United States

The Life of David Franklin

When David Franklin Summers was born on 3 January 1900, in Middlebourne, Tyler, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Allen Summers, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Lucinda Harris, was 30. He lived in Ellsworth Magisterial District, Tyler, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

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Henry Allen Summers
Nancy Lucinda Harris
Frederick Harrison Summers
George Clyde Summers
Goldie S Summers
Joseph Emery Summers
David Franklin Summers
Robert Allen Summers
Ruben Victor Summers
James Ralph Summers
Ruben Summers
William Carl Summers
Carl Summers
Frances Levina Summers

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World Events (3)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1901 · Building the Panama Canal

Age 1

A Treaty signed by both the United States and Britain to have the U.S. start building the Panama Canal legally.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Summer 1.2 Irish (Sligo): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Somacháin ‘descendant of Somachán’, a nickname meaning ‘gentle’, ‘innocent’.3 Americanized form of some likesounding Ashkenazic Jewish name.

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

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Sources (2)

  • D F Summers in household of Henry A Summers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Summers in household of Henry A Summers, "United States Census, 1910"

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