Francis, Washington

Male 1835 - 1920  (85 years)


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  • Name Francis, Washington 
    Born 21 Feb 1835  Darke Co Oh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Dec 1920  Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Farmer in 1880

      Progressive Men of IA p.147

      Washington Francis came to IA when a boy, in the early 50's from Darke county OH. He spent several years in the Colorado mining regions, and also engaged in teaming on the plains. Returning to IA during the rebellion, he married Catherine Newman, and began the improvement of the farm in Madison county where he still lives. Catherine Newman Francis removed with her parents from Indiana to Guthrie county IA when very young. Later, when the family moved to NV, she remained with an uncle, and in 1863 was married to Washington Francis.

      More About WASHINGTON FRANCIS:
      Burial: 2 Jan 1921, Earlham Cemetery, Earlham IA, Madison Co.
      Cause of Death: Senile debility
      Occupation: Farmer


      Notes for WASHINGTON FRANCIS:
      Madisonian Obituary - 5 January 1921 (Wednesday Edition)

      Earlham Notes


      The funeral of Wash Francis, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Milo Brown on Friday night, was held at the Presbyterian Church Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Howard.
    Person ID I6343  Hougham
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2002 

    Family Newman, Sarah Catherine
              b. 28 Feb 1843, Park Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Feb 1933, Adams Twp Dallas Co. Ia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1863  Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Francis, Bruce
              b. 20 Feb 1865, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Jul 1944, Hennepin Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Francis, Owen
              b. 1869, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1879, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    +3. Francis, Carrie
              b. 17 Nov 1872, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Jul 1949, Earlham Ia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Francis, John
              b. Dec 1876, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1933/1949  (Age ~ 72 years)
     5. Francis, Willie
              b. 1884, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1933/1949  (Age 65 years)
    Family ID F2491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart