Frances Stockird Sanders

Brief Life History of Frances Stockird

When Frances Stockird Sanders was born on 16 September 1895, in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Josiah Sanders, was 32 and her mother, Frances "Fannie" Adams, was 23. She married Foster Learmont Spain Jr on 8 October 1919, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 November 1986, in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Foster Learmont Spain Jr
Frances Stockird Sanders
Marriage: 8 October 1919
Foster Spain

Sources (8)

  • Frances Spain in household of Foster Spain, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frances Stockird Sanders, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Frances Sanders Spain, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (Devon), Dutch, and North German: variant of Sander , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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