Frances Mae Vermillian

11 November 1893–27 May 1985 (Age 91)
Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States

The Life of Frances Mae

When Frances Mae Vermillian was born on 11 November 1893, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, her father, James Vermillion, was 24 and her mother, Odie M Vermillion, was 21. She married William Butler Ralls on 15 January 1915, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Bokoshe, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Bokoshe Township, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 27 May 1985, in Vian, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Butler Ralls
Frances Mae Vermillian
Marriage: 15 January 1915
James Allen Ralls
Thurman Lester Ralls
Jasper D Ralls
Dock Martin Ralls

Spouse and Children

15 January 1915
Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Vermillion


    Odie M Vermillion




    Letta Vermillion



    Edward J Vermillion


    Fred J Vermillion


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch or Belgian Vermeulen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Francis M Vermillion in household of James Vermillion, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frances M Ralls in household of Odie M Vermillion, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Francis Rowles in household of Butler W Rowles, "United States Census, 1930"

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