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Robert Lawton Frank

Male 1867 - 1930  (62 years)


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  • Name Robert Lawton Frank 
    Born 9 Feb 1867  PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1930 
    Person ID I2180  forneyclark
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2020 

    Father Adam Frank,   b. 26 Apr 1840, Laudenau, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany; immigrated to USA October 21,1853 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1924, burial: Cedar Grove Cem., Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Rachel V. Kell,   b. 27 Jan 1845, Upper Strasburg or Roxbury, Franklin Co., PA; lived in Chambersburg, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1901, Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA;burial:CedarGroveCem.,Chambersburg,FranklinCo.,PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1865  Upper Strasburg, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0674  Group Sheet

    Family Katie E. Etter,   b. ABT. 1873, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Mar 1888  near or in Chambersburg, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nora M. Frank,   b. 13 Sep 1889, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Emma R. Frank,   b. 28 Nov 1890, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William R. Frank,   b. 14 Sep 1892, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Edna G. Frank,   b. 6 Apr 1894, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Milton A. Frank,   b. 7 Feb 1896, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John I. Frank,   b. 12 Jul 1897, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Albert K. Frank,   b. 12 Dec 1898, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Ida A. Frank,   b. 11 Sep 1900, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Margaret C. Frank,   b. 1906, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Norman Frank,   b. 1907, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Frederica Frank,   b. 1910, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996  (Age 86 years)
     12. Elizabeth K. Frank,   b. 1913, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 107 years)
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F0905  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Source:
      US 1880 Census
      Household:
      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Adam FRANK Self M Male W 40 GER Farmer GER GER
      Rachel V. FRANK Wife M Female W 35 PA Keeping House PA PA
      James K. FRANK Son S Male W 14 PA GER PA
      Robert L. FRANK Son S Male W 13 PA GER PA
      Annie FRANK Dau S Female W 12 PA GER PA
      Merretie FRANK Dau S Female W 9 PA GER PA
      Ida V. FRANK Dau S Female W 7 PA GER PA
      Wm. N. FRANK Son S Male W 6 PA GER PA
      Charles S. FRANK Son S Male W 4 PA GER PA

      Source:
      SEE JANICE RODEN'S SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES:
      http://home.flash.net/%7eareta/Zullinger%20Web%20Cards/wc_toc.html
      Zullinger/Zollinger Genealogy:
      Janice Roden:
      Names, dates, & places

      Source:
      As of June 2014, the following site is still online.
      SEE JANICE RODEN'S SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES:
      http://www.kellgenealogy.org/
      https://openlibrary.org/works/OL6041812W/Kell_genealogy
      Kell Genealogy by Janice Roden.

      Source:
      Donna Forney Clark: (Located with the help of Larry Calimer at Kittochtinny Historical Society in Chambersburg, PA):
      Peo Reg, March 30, 1888: Marriage of Robert Frank and Katie E. Etter, March 22, 1888, both of near Chambersburg [PA]

      Source:
      Andrew J. Weyer, Sr.:
      Obituary of Adam Frank which appeared in the Chambersburg Public Opinion newspaper on the 21st of July, 1924:
      "Adam Frank died Saturday evening at the home of his son Charles G. Frank of 225 Garfield St. aged 84 years, 3 months and 18 days. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church and Col. P. B. Housem Post G. A. R. He was a member of Company F, Third Pennsylvania Volunteers during the Civil War and participated in many of the principal battles including Gettysburg. He is survived by these sons and daughters: James K., Robert L., Charles G., Mrs. Mary Eberly all of Chambersburg, Mrs. Austin Hafer RR 6, William of Greencastle, Mrs. S. A. Miller of Pittsburg and Mrs. Earl Streeter of Council Bluffs, Iowa. One sister Katie Schmidt of Mount Pelier, Indiana also survives. The funeral service will be held at the home of his son 225 Garfield St. Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Interment at Cedar Grove cemetery. Friends and relatives invited without further notice."

      Source:
      Donna Forney Clark:
      Obituary of Rachel V. Kell Frank (Located with the help of Larry Calimer at Kittochtinny Historical Society in Chambersburg, PA):
      Mrs. Adam Frank, Hamilton Twp., Wednesday 13, 1901, 57 years old, born in Orrstown [PA], member of the Methodist Church. Surviving are husband and these children: Mrs. Austin Hafer, Mrs. Simon Goodyear, Charles, William, Mrs. Ed Burkholder, Robert, Mary, Florence, and Grace at home. Two brothers and two sisters survive.

      Source:
      Jacque Sikora:
      ROBERT LAWTON (1867-1930 & KATIE E. ETTER:
      Total Children = 12
      Additional children from the ones already listed:
      Margaret C. Frank, b.1906
      Norman, b. 1907
      Frederica, 1910-1996
      Elizabeth K., b. 1913
      AND
      https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6YS-3YD
      "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6YS-3YD : accessed 17 Jun 2014), Robert L Frank, Chambersburg Ward 5, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 3B, family 68, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821571.
      United States Census, 1920
      Name: Robert L Frank
      Event Type: Census
      Event Year: 1920
      Event Place: Chambersburg Ward 5, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
      Gender: Male
      Age: 52
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Race (Original): White
      Can Read: Yes
      Can Write: Yes
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
      Own or Rent: Rent
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1868
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Father's Birthplace: Germany
      Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Robert L Frank Head M 52 Pennsylvania
      Katie E Frank Wife F 46 Pennsylvania
      Albert C Frank Son M 21 Pennsylvania
      Margaret K Frank Daughter F 14 Pennsylvania
      Norman W Frank Son M 11 Pennsylvania
      Fredica F Frank Daughter F 9 Pennsylvania
      Elizabeth K Frank Daughter F 7 Pennsylvania
      Wilmer Fay Boarder M 21 Pennsylvania
      District: 12 , Sheet Number and Letter: 3B , Household ID: 68 , Line Number: 73 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T625 , GS Film number: 1821571 , Digital Folder Number: 004384887 , Image Number: 01086



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