Franklin Lowell Donica

Brief Life History of Franklin Lowell

When Franklin Lowell Donica was born on 2 May 1926, in Troy, Lincoln, Montana, United States, his father, Thomas James Donica, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Helen Stewart, was 39. He married Alta Jean Stromme on 14 December 1949, in Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, United States. He died on 26 July 1976, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States.

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Franklin Lowell Donica
Alta Jean Stromme
Marriage: 14 December 1949

Sources (6)

  • Franklin Donica in household of Thomas Donica, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Franklin Lowell Donica, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
  • Frank Donica, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Name Meaning


from donica ‘bowl, flowerpot’, possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such items.

from the personal name Donat (see Donat ).

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

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