Frank Womack

Male20 February 1855–

Brief Life History of Frank

Frank Womack was born on 20 February 1855, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States as the son of Mary Jane Womack.

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Family Time Line

Mary Jane Womack
1837–
Frank Womack
1855–
Betty Womack
1859–
Betsey Ann Womack
1861–

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  • Frank Womach, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (3)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 6

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Norfolk): possibly a nickname from a diminutive of Middle English wombe ‘belly, stomach’ (Old English wamb, womb).

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

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