Frances Brooke Hill

11 March 1906–14 April 1996 (Age 90)
Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Frances Brooke

When Frances Brooke Hill was born on 11 March 1906, in Collin, Texas, United States, her father, John Bailey Hill, was 28 and her mother, Fannie Franklin "Frances" Brooke, was 26. She married Laurin Purcell Marlow on 26 July 1927, in Collin, Texas, United States. She lived in McKinney, Collin, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 14 April 1996, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Laurin Purcell Marlow
Frances Brooke Hill
Marriage: 26 July 1927

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26 July 1927
Collin, Texas, United States

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis Hill in household of John Hill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frances Hill in household of John Hill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frances H Marlow in household of Laurin P Marlow, "United States Census, 1940"

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