Frank Henry Schwank

27 November 1899–27 July 1979 (Age 79)
De Pue, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frank Henry

When Frank Henry Schwank was born on 27 November 1899, in De Pue, Bureau, Illinois, United States, his father, Fred Schwank, was 42 and his mother, Augusta A. Funk, was 39. He married Florence E Dixon on 29 May 1950. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Selby Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 27 July 1979, in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sterling, Whiteside, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Henry Schwank
Florence E Dixon
Marriage: 29 May 1950
Betty Elaine Dixon

Spouse and Children

29 May 1950


    Betty Elaine Dixon


Parents and Siblings

    Fred Schwank


    Augusta A. Funk




    Charles F. Schwank


    Emma Schwank


    Ella Schwank


    Fred H Schwank



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

North German: variant of Schwanke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Schwank in household of Fritz Schwank, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Schwank in household of Fred Schwank, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank A Schwank, "Find A Grave Index"

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