Frank W Spinney

12 July 1901–15 August 1996 (Age 95)
Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Frank W

When Frank W Spinney was born on 12 July 1901, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Lewis L. Spinney, was 37 and his mother, Annie L. Ward, was 36. He died on 15 August 1996, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Lewis L. Spinney
Annie L. Ward
George Ebenezer Spinney
Ethel Spinney
William Roy Spinney
Harold C Spinney
Gladys A Spinney
Frank W Spinney
John Lewis Spinney
Mildred E Spinney
Elsie L. Spinney

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis L. Spinney


    Annie L. Ward




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Age 4

In 1905, a fire lookout tower (among the first of its kind) was constructed in Piscataquis County on Squaw Mountain. Due to Maine's abundance of lumber and paper mills, it was essential that a system be developed to help spot fires as quickly as possible.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English spyn(n)eye, ‘spinney’, i.e. a small patch of woodland, clump of trees (Old French espinei).

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank W Spinney in household of Lewis L Spinney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank W Spinney in household of Lewis L Spinney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank W Spinney in household of Lewis L Spinney, "United States Census, 1920"

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