Alice Louisa Francis

6 June 1891–7 December 1985 (Age 94)
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of Alice Louisa

When Alice Louisa Francis was born on 6 June 1891, in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada, her father, Philip F Francis, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Frances Stillborn, was 23. She married Edward Ray Meakins about 1909, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cheboygan, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 7 December 1985, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Edward Ray Meakins
Alice Louisa Francis
Marriage: about 1909
Dorothy Francis Meakins

Spouse and Children

about 1909
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Philip F Francis


    Sarah Frances Stillborn




    Nora 'Norrie' Elizabeth Francis



    Ruth Isabella Francis


    Norman Henry Francis


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 12

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Latin: From the Latin name Franciscus, which has been rendered as "one who had visited the Franks," Franck and Frank are baptismal names that were derived from Francis. Franki is a Cornish form of Francis. Female names derived from Francis include Frances and France. Fanny is a nickname of Frances, perhaps at first Franny. Fraing and Frangag are Gaelic forms. Franzilla is a female name derived from Francillon, a diminutive of Francis.

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Sources (3)

  • Alice L Francis in household of Philipp Francis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice Meakins in household of Ray Meakins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Andersen in household of Mathew Andersen, "United States Census, 1940"

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