Francis Freelin "Frank" Fechtling

1928–1996 (Age 68)
Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States

The Life of Francis Freelin "Frank"

When Francis Freelin "Frank" Fechtling was born on 29 April 1928, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States, his father, Ardie Freelin Fechtling, was 36 and his mother, Oma Edwinnie Grider, was 30. He married Mary Jean McCollom on 22 June 1957. He lived in Elm Township, Putnam, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 July 1996, in Putnam, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Graysville, Putnam, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Freelin "Frank" Fechtling
1928–1996
Mary Jean McCollom
1929–
Marriage: 22 June 1957

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MARRIAGE
22 June 1957

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 3

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 19

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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Story Highlight

ALMON, MISSOURI - CARING FOR MARTHA

written by Pearly Evelyn Hodges An ugly red colored lump came on Aunt Martha's right breast. Doctor Losey said it was a rose cancer. Aunt Martha thought a needle had caused it. The needle had accident …

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Sources (3)

  • Francis F Fechtling in household of Ardie F Fechtling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Freeland F Fechtling in household of Ardie F Fechtling, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis Freelin Fechtling, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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