Frank Austin Selvey

Male16 June 1915–29 March 1986

Brief Life History of Frank Austin

When Frank Austin Selvey was born on 16 June 1915, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Grayson Selvey, was 20 and his mother, Renia Ola Coffey, was 19. He lived in Cool Spring Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Spindale, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1986. He died on 29 March 1986, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Shiloh Baptist Cemetery, Shiloh, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Grayson Selvey
1894–1967
Renia Ola Coffey
1895–1973
Frank Austin Selvey
1915–1986
Mamie Iola Selvey
1917–1999
Fred Grayson Selvey
1920–1999
Sarah Louise Selvey
1923–1928
Emma Ruth Selvey
1925–1996
Eunice Odessa Selvey
1929–1980

Sources (8)

  • Frank Selvy in household of Joe Selvy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Selvy, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Frank Austin Selvey, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 3

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Derbyshire): variant of Silvey .

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

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