Frances Belle Sizemore

10 July 1892–28 April 1946 (Age 53)
Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Frances Belle

When Frances Belle Sizemore was born on 10 July 1892, in Coles, Illinois, United States, her father, Francis Martin Sizemore, was 24 and her mother, Adeline L Shoemaker, was 28. She married Homer H Moore on 12 February 1914, in Coles, Illinois, United States. She lived in West Lincoln Township, Logan, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Seven Hickory Township, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 28 April 1946, in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Charleston, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Homer H Moore
Frances Belle Sizemore
Marriage: 12 February 1914

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  • Marriage
    12 February 1914Coles, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition
    Age 1
    Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    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.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 15
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Old French sis ‘six’ + mars ‘marks’, i.e. the monetary sum of six marks (the equivalent of four medieval pounds sterling). Compare Dismore . This surname is now rare in Britain.Possibly also an Americanized form of German Ziesemer .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Frances Rittenhouse in household of Howard A Rittenhouse, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Francis Belle Moore, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Frances B Rittenhouse in household of Howard Rittenhouse, "United States Census, 1930"

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