Frank 'Franz' Julius Matthews

24 November 1885–16 September 1960 (Age 74)
Wood, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Frank 'Franz' Julius

When Frank 'Franz' Julius Matthews was born on 24 November 1885, in Wood, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Julius Franz Matthews, was 31 and his mother, Wilhelmine Alvine Thersia Bautz, was 26. He married Laura E Schmidt on 20 December 1911, in Sigel, Wood, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. In 1918, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as farmer self employed in Sigel, Wood, Wisconsin, United States. He died on 16 September 1960, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Wood, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank 'Franz' Julius Matthews
Laura E Schmidt
Marriage: 20 December 1911
Emma or Erma Matthews
Clarence F Matthews

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1911Sigel, Wood, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 1
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 21
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (Ulster and County Louth): patronymic from the personal name Matthew . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, such as German Matthäus (from the personal name Matthäus, from Latin Matthaeus) and Slovenian Matavž (from an obsolete vernacular form of the personal name Matevž, from Latin Matthaeus). Compare Mathews .Irish: Anglicized form of Mac Mathghamhna (see McMahon ).

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Frank Matthews, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Frank Julius Matthews, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Frank J Matthews, "Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997"

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