Frances Doak

4 April 1867–
Tyler, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Frances

When Frances Doak was born on 4 April 1867, in Tyler, West Virginia, United States, her father, Hamilton Doak, was 33 and her mother, Martha Ann Freeman, was 35. She married Nathaniel M. Smith on 18 December 1895, in Doddridge, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Centerville, Tyler, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and West Union, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel M. Smith
Frances Doak
Marriage: 18 December 1895
Alta A. Smith
Infant Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 December 1895Doddridge, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 31
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Doig .Irish (Down): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dabhóc ‘son of Dabhóc’, a pet form of David . The lenited form was Anglicized as McCook .English: rare variant of Duke .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Frances Dvak in household of Hamilton Dvak, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Fannie Doak in household of H Doak, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Frances Doak, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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