A. Franklin O'Connor

17 June 1904–1 September 2003 (Age 99)
Newbern, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States

The Life of A. Franklin

When A. Franklin O'Connor was born on 17 June 1904, in Newbern, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, his father, Ellsworth H O'Connor, was 43 and his mother, Martha May (Mattie) Hendrickson, was 34. He married Dena Amanda Setser on 20 September 1927, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States. He lived in Clifty Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 1 September 2003, in Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Garland Brook Cemetery, Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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A. Franklin O'Connor
Dena Amanda Setser
Marriage: 20 September 1927

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20 September 1927
Bartholomew, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 2

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 27

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

O, descendant ; Connor, from conn, of heroes, cubar, fond of. Grandson of Connor; descendant of those fond of heroes

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Sources (3)

  • Franklin A O'Conner in household of Elsworth H O'Conner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Franklin Oconnor, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Franklin O'Conner, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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