Thomas Franklin Summerville

25 October 1886–25 August 1964 (Age 77)
Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life of Thomas Franklin

When Thomas Franklin Summerville was born on 25 October 1886, in Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, David Summerville, was 29 and his mother, Mary Alice Garrett, was 25. He married Allie Gertrude Cox on 10 December 1908, in Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Rural, Washington Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Marco, Stafford Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 25 August 1964, in Linton, Greene, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lyons, Washington Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Franklin Summerville
Allie Gertrude Cox
Marriage: 10 December 1908
Arthur Richmond Summerville
Lois Gertrude Summerville
Leo Everett Summerville
Cletho Effort Summerville
Garnet Ruth Summerville
David Thomas Summerville
Mary Alice Summerville
Lillie Mae Summerville

Spouse and Children

10 December 1908
Washington, Daviess, Indiana, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David Summerville


    Mary Alice Garrett




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 20

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Somerville .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Summerville, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas F Summerville, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Summerville, "United States Census, 1940"

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