Frances "Fannie" C Tobias

Fort Russell Township, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Frances "Fannie" C

When Frances "Fannie" C Tobias was born in 1867, in Fort Russell Township, Madison, Illinois, United States, her father, Heinrich "Henry" Tobias, was 43 and her mother, Anna Catherine Boman, was 38. She married William W Starkey on 25 June 1886, in Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Bethalto, Fort Russell Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1900.

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William W Starkey
Frances "Fannie" C Tobias
Marriage: 25 June 1886
Walter Starkey
Caroline Ann Starkey

Spouse and Children

25 June 1886
Madison, Illinois, United States


    Walter Starkey


    Caroline Ann Starkey


Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich "Henry" Tobias


    Anna Catherine Boman




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 8

In 1875 the voters of the county of Madison adopted the township system of county government.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

A name derived from the Greek form of the scriptural name Tobijah, which has been variously rendered as "God's goodness" and "distinguished of the Lord" (of Jehovah). Tobie is a male name derived from Tobias.

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Sources (3)

  • Fannie Starkey in household of William Starkey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fannie Starkey in household of William Starkey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Francis Tobias, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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