Frank James Scearce

10 May 1904–4 June 1955 (Age 51)
Danville, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Frank James

When Frank James Scearce was born on 10 May 1904, in Danville, Virginia, United States, his father, Benjamin Wesley Scearce, was 32 and his mother, Emma Jane Burnett, was 26. He married Martha Beatrice Pruett on 7 December 1923, in Danville, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Winston Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Pelham, Caswell, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 4 June 1955, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia, United States.

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Frank James Scearce
Martha Beatrice Pruett
Marriage: 7 December 1923
Frank James Scearce Jr
Martha Frances Scearce

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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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
Age 13
Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 14
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Scarce .

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

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Sources (12)

  • Frank J Scearce, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank J Scearce, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Franklin Scarce in household of Benjamon W Scarce, "United States Census, 1910"

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