Flora Franks

1866–
New York, United States

The Life of Flora

When Flora Franks was born in 1866, in New York, United States, her father, James Franks, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth, was 23. She lived in Walworth, Wayne, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

James Franks
1842–
Elizabeth
1843–
Myron Franks
1864–
Flora Franks
1866–
Alice Franks
1872–
Elmer Ashley Franks
1874–1964
Frederick Franks
1879–

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

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 The Amendment was later repealed.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

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

English and German: patronymic from Frank .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Flora Franks in household of James Franks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Flora Franks in household of James Franks, "United States Census, 1880"

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