Francis William Rahrer

25 January 1900–24 March 1994 (Age 94)
Summertown, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Francis William

When Francis William Rahrer was born on 25 January 1900, in Summertown, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States, his father, Francis Kimble Rahrer, was 23 and his mother, Dora Lee Sneed, was 19. He married Eula Mae Hensley on 29 June 1919, in Lewis, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 20 Oxanna, Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1940 and Lakeland, Livingston, Michigan, United States in 1994. He died on 24 March 1994, in Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis William Rahrer
1900–1994
Eula Mae Hensley
1902–1982
Marriage: 29 June 1919
Mary Frances Rahrer
1920–1999
Francis William Rahrer Jr
1922–2015
Jessie L Rahrer
1925–
Earl Kimball Rahrer
1926–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 June 1919
Lewis, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Mary Frances Rahrer

    Female1920–1999Female

    Francis William Rahrer Jr

    Male1922–2015Male

    Jessie L Rahrer

    Female1925–Female

    Earl Kimball Rahrer

    Male1926–2015Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 3

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1927

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German (Bavaria): habitational name for someone from Rahn in the Upper Palatinate or from Rahna near Merseburg.

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

Sources (3)

  • Francis W Ruhrer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie Rahrer in household of Frank K Rahrer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frances W Rahrer, "United States Census, 1940"

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