Petronella Margaret Bauman

FemaleFebruary 1896–March 1985

Brief Life History of Petronella Margaret

When Petronella Margaret Bauman was born in February 1896, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Maurice Bauman, was 34 and her mother, Mary Rosina Duerner, was 35. She married James Edward Francisco on 7 March 1916, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in March 1985, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Millcreek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James Edward Francisco
Petronella Margaret Bauman
Marriage: 7 March 1916
Marian M Francisco
Winifred M Francisco
James L Francisco

Sources (14)

  • Nell Francisco in household of James Francisco, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Petronella M. Bauman Francisco, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nell Bowman in entry for James Francisco, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 March 1916Chautauqua, New York, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 9

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 


    Age 24

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Baumann , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. This surname is also found in the Netherlands. Compare Beauman .

    Slovenian, Croatian, Polish, Czech, and Slovak: status name for a peasant farmer, of German origin (see Baumann ), often applied as a translation into German of corresponding Slavic status names or surnames.

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

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