Francis John Krocka

30 June 1948–19 December 1996 (Age 48)
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Francis John

When Francis John Krocka was born on 30 June 1948, in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Stefan J. Krocka, was 35 and his mother, Dolores Bernadette Asselin, was 34. He died on 19 December 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Stefan J. Krocka
1913–1997
Dolores Bernadette Asselin
1914–1983
Francis John Krocka
1948–1996

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World Events (3)

1949 · NATO is Established

Age 1

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.
1950

Age 2

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.
1969 · Newport Bridge Opens

Age 21

The Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge is opened to the public on June 28, 1969, and is a suspension bridge that spans the East passage of the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. It connects the city of Newport on Aquidneck Island to the Town of Jamestown on Connecticut Island and is named after the US Senator Claiborne Pell who lives in Newport. The total length of the bridge is 11,248 feet (or just over two miles!) You can see the Newport Bridge on the back of the Rhode Island US State Quarter.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name for someone from the city of Kraków in Poland, from a shortened form of Kraker, a Silesian variant of German Krakauer.2 Germanized variant of Polish Krok .3 North German (also Kröck): topographic name from Low German krock ‘crack’, ‘crevice’ (plural kröcke).

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

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  • Francis Krocka, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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