Franklin Lensey " Lenzy" Fleener

26 February 1883–12 September 1940 (Age 57)
Gibson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Franklin Lensey " Lenzy"

When Franklin Lensey " Lenzy" Fleener was born on 26 February 1883, in Gibson, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Franklin Fleanor, was 39 and his mother, Rachel E. Sharp, was 33. He married Faye Gladys Williams on 10 February 1903, in Posey, Indiana, United States. He lived in Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Smith Township, Posey, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 12 September 1940, in Gibson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Antioch Church, Gibson, Indiana, United States.

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Franklin Lensey " Lenzy" Fleener
Faye Gladys Williams
Marriage: 10 February 1903

Spouse and Children

10 February 1903
Posey, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fleiner, a habitational name for someone from Flein near Heilbronn.

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

Sources (3)

  • Linzy Fleener, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Linzy Flener, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Linzy Fleener, "United States Census, 1930"

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