Alfred Fant

16 April 1886–21 January 1960 (Age 73)
Heckington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alfred

When Alfred Fant was born on 16 April 1886, in Heckington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Thomas Fant, was 34 and his mother, Hannah Marie Clark, was 31. He married Donnye P. Patten on 10 September 1905, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 30 years. He died on 21 January 1960, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Eternal Hills Memorial Park, Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States.

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Alfred Fant
Donnye P. Patten
Marriage: 10 September 1905
Leona Cleo Fant

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 September 1905Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    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.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 5
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 20
    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: from Middle English infaunt(e) ‘baby, child’ (Old French enfant), hence a nickname for someone of a childish (or childlike) disposition. This name arose when, in medieval England, Anglo-Norman French l'enfant was wrongly understood as le fant.Italian (Veneto): variant of Infante .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Alfred Fant in entry for Leona Cleo Fant, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Alfred Fant in household of George T Fant, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Alfred Fant in entry for Charles William Hall and Leona Cleo Fant, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952" [Leona 1930 marriage]

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