John Franklin Fees

28 September 1883–21 September 1969 (Age 86)
California, United States

The Life of John Franklin

When John Franklin Fees was born on 28 September 1883, in California, United States, his father, George Washington Fees, was 35 and his mother, Esther Mullinix, was 33. He married Sarah Debra Wells on 25 November 1904, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Springville, Tulare, California, United States in 1920 and Porterville Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1940. He died on 21 September 1969, in Kern, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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John Franklin Fees
Sarah Debra Wells
Marriage: 25 November 1904
Irene Ruth Fees

Spouse and Children

25 November 1904
California, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 8

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Feese .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Fees, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John F Fees, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John F Fees, "United States Census, 1940"

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