Frank Aubrey Massey

23 November 1900–14 October 1953 (Age 52)
Johnston, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Frank Aubrey

When Frank Aubrey Massey was born on 23 November 1900, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, his father, Patrick Henry Massey, was 31 and his mother, Clara Augusta Orrell, was 27. He married Evelyn Rose Gordon on 15 April 1928, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Arlington, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Wilson Mills Township, Johnston, North Carolina, United States in 1953. He died on 14 October 1953, in Smithfield, Johnston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Johnston, North Carolina, United States.

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Frank Aubrey Massey
Evelyn Rose Gordon
Marriage: 15 April 1928
Wade Gordon Massey

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15 April 1928
Johnston, North Carolina, United States


    Wade Gordon Massey


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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1913 · Women's Suffrage Demonstration

Age 13

A demonstration for women's suffrage takes place on March 3, 1913. This is the first suffrage parade in Washington D.C. One of the notable women in attendance is Ida B. Wells.
1915 · Homemade Bomb Explosion

Age 15

On July 2, 1915 an angry, former Harvard professor, Erich Muenter, places a homemade bomb in the Senate Reception Room. He was upset about the private sales of US munitions to the allies during the war.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Massey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank A Massey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aubrey Massey in household of P H Massey, "United States Census, 1920"

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