Mabel Frank

2 May 1900–27 May 1985 (Age 85)
Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Mabel

When Mabel Frank was born on 2 May 1900, in Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Frank, was 26 and her mother, Mary Burkhardt, was 23. She married Raymond Buckley on 10 October 1918, in Cedar Falls, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Lucas, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. She died on 27 May 1985, in Menomonie, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 85.

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Raymond Buckley
Mabel Frank
Marriage: 10 October 1918
Harold William Buckley

Spouse and Children

10 October 1918
Cedar Falls, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States


    Harold William Buckley


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 7

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Slovenian, Czech, Hungarian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic or regional name for someone from Franconia (German Franken), a region of southwestern Germany so called from its early settlement by the Franks, a Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. In the 6th–9th centuries, under leaders such as Clovis I ( c. 466–511 ) and Charlemagne ( 742–814 ), the Franks established a substantial empire in western Europe, from which the country of France takes its name. The term Frank in eastern Mediterranean countries was used, in various vernacular forms, to denote the Crusaders and their descendants, and the American surname may also be an Americanized form of such a form.2 English, Dutch, German, etc.: from the personal name Frank, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank. This also came be used as an adjective meaning ‘free’, ‘open-hearted’, ‘generous’, deriving from the fact that in Frankish Gaul only people of Frankish race enjoyed the status of fully free men. It was also used as a Jewish personal name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mable Frank in household of William Frank, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Mable Frank in household of William A Frank, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mable Frank in household of William A Frank, "United States Census, 1910"

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