Elliott R Frank

11 January 1906–9 January 1975 (Age 68)
Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Elliott R

When Elliott R Frank was born on 11 January 1906, in Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Hobson Frank, was 39 and his mother, Cornelia Barbee, was 33. He married Thelma James on 6 August 1932, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in District 1, Spencer, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 2, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 1975, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Louisville Memorial Gardens West, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Elliott R Frank
Thelma James
Marriage: 6 August 1932
Barbara Sue Frank

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1932Clark, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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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.
    1912 · McCreary County Created
    Age 6
    Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered
    Age 20
    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

    Name Meaning

    1 German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovenian, Czech, Hungarian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic or regional name for someone from Franconia (German Franken), a region of southwestern Germany so called from its early settlement by the Franks, a Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. In the 6th–9th centuries, under leaders such as Clovis I ( c. 466–511 ) and Charlemagne ( 742–814 ), the Franks established a substantial empire in western Europe, from which the country of France takes its name. The term Frank in eastern Mediterranean countries was used, in various vernacular forms, to denote the Crusaders and their descendants, and the American surname may also be an Americanized form of such a form.2 English, Dutch, German, etc.: from the personal name Frank, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank. This also came be used as an adjective meaning ‘free’, ‘open-hearted’, ‘generous’, deriving from the fact that in Frankish Gaul only people of Frankish race enjoyed the status of fully free men. It was also used as a Jewish personal name.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Di Franco

    Sources (6)

    • Elliott Frank in household of Percy Frank, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Elliott Frank in household of Hob Frank, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Elliott R Frank, "United States Census, 1940"

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