Fred Franklin Alexander

13 September 1885–20 February 1979 (Age 93)
Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Fred Franklin

When Fred Franklin Alexander was born on 13 September 1885, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Alexander, was 29 and his mother, Laura Eva Shaw, was 24. He married Edith Marie Bennett on 1 February 1912, in Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States. He lived in Madison, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Green Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 20 February 1979, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Fred Franklin Alexander
Nellie May Sinnett
Marriage: 16 January 1963

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  • Marriage
    16 January 1963
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
    Age 21
    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 25
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 63462;2007: 146117; 2010: 204621)Scottish, English, German, and Dutch: from the personal name Alexander, classical Greek Alexandros, which probably originally meant ‘repulser of men (i.e. of the enemy)’, from alexein ‘to repel’ + andros, genitive of anēr ‘man’. Its popularity in the Middle Ages was due mainly to the Macedonian conqueror, Alexander the Great (356–323 BC ) - or rather to the hero of the mythical versions of his exploits that gained currency in the so-called Alexander Romances. The name was also borne by various early Christian saints, including a patriarch of Alexandria (c. 250–326 AD ), whose main achievement was condemning the Arian heresy. The Gaelic form of the personal name is Alasdair, which has given rise to a number of Scottish and Irish patronymics, for example McAllister . Alexander is a common personal name in Scotland, often representing an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name. In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Spanish Alejandro , Italian Alessandro , Arabic or Assyrian/Chaldean Iskandar and Iskander , and their derivatives, e.g. Greek patronymic Alexandropoulos.Jewish: from the adopted personal name Alexander (see 1 above) or shortened from the eastern Ashkenazic (originally Slavic) patronymics Aleksandrovich or Alexandrowicz.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Fred F Alexander in household of Joseph Alexander, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Fred F Alexander, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
    • Fred Franklin Alexander, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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