Dora Alma Franklin

FemaleSeptember 1871–28 April 1934

Brief Life History of Dora Alma

When Dora Alma Franklin was born in September 1871, in Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States, her father, George Allen Franklin, was 35 and her mother, Adelia Elizabeth Huffman, was 21. She married Jesse Calvert Holland on 25 June 1896, in Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Southern Precinct, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1880 and West Marion Precinct, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 28 April 1934, in Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States.

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Jesse Calvert Holland
Dora Alma Franklin
Marriage: 25 June 1896
Joseph Baker Holland
Geneva Holland
Jessie H Holland

Sources (10)

  • Dara Holland in household of Jessa C Holland, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dora Franklin in entry for Covington Franklin Nosler and Geneva Burns, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Dora Holland in household of Jessie Holland, "United States Census, 1900"

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  • Marriage
    25 June 1896Marion, Williamson, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1877 · The First Workers Strike

    Age 6

    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 19

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: status name from Middle English frankeleyn ‘freeman, freeholder, land-owner of free but not noble birth’ (Anglo-Norman French fraunclein). In general, he was a gentleman ranked above the main body of minor freeholders but below a knight or a member of the nobility.

    Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames, such as Frankel .

    History: The American statesman and scientist Benjamin Franklin (1706–90) was the son of Josiah Franklin, a chandler (dealer in soap and candles), who had emigrated c. 1682 from Ecton, Northamptonshire, to Boston, MA, where his son was born.

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

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