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Walter Cornelius Franks (1896 - 1977)

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Walter Cornelius Franks
Born in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 3 Jul 1920 in Imperial, California, United Statesmap
Died in Corcoran, Kings, California, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified 26 Aug 2018 | Created 7 Jun 2017
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Biography

Birth

Walter Cornelius Franks was born on 16 March 1896 in Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas. He was the son of Thomas Henry Franks and Sarah Naomi Morgan.

Marriage

Walter C Franks married Ruby Cooper on 3 July 1920 in Imperial County, California[1].

Residence

  • 1900: Walter was living with his parents and 3 siblings in Precinct 5, Knox County, Texas[2].
  • 1910: Walter was living with his parents and 7 siblings in Justice Precinct 2, Taylor County, Texas[3].
  • 1917: Walter registered for the WWI Draft on 5 June 1917 in Knox County, Texas[4].
  • 1920: Walter was living with his parents and 6 siblings in Brawley, Imperial County, Texas[5]. He is listed as a farm laborer.
  • 1930: Walter was living wirh his wife Ruby and 2 sons in Alila, Tulare County, California[6]. He is listed as a farmer.
  • 1940: Walter was living with his wife and 3 sons in Tulare Township, Tulare County, California[7]. He is listed as an operator on a farm.
  • 1942: Walter registered for the WWII Draft in Wankena, Tulare County, California[8]. He is listed as a self-employed farmer.

Death and Burial

Walter Cornelius Franks died on 18 February 1977 in Hanford, Kings County, California[9][10]. He was laid to rest on 21 February 1977 at Corcoran Memorial Park in Corcoran, Kings County, California[11].


Sources

  1. "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V4MF-SC7 : 28 November 2014), Walter C Franks and Ruby Cooper, 03 Jul 1920; citing Imperial, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1,433,101.
  2. United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3PW-CJ7 : accessed 6 June 2017), Walter C Franks in household of Thomas Franks, Justice Precinct 3-6, Knox, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 44, sheet 16A, family 250, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,651.
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M238-JFJ : accessed 6 June 2017), Walter C Franks in household of Thomas H Franks, Justice Precinct 2, Taylor, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 268, sheet 28A, family 493, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1593; FHL microfilm 1,375,606.
  4. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZXG-YDW : 12 December 2014), Walter Cornelous Franks, 1917-1918; citing Knox County, Texas, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,983,376.
  5. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MH3Y-2F2 : accessed 6 June 2017), Walter Franks in household of T C Franks, Brawley, Imperial, California, United States; citing ED 1, sheet 4B, line 66, family 81, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 99; FHL microfilm 1,820,099.
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCJZ-BX1 : accessed 6 June 2017), Walter Franks, Alila, Tulare, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 2, sheet 38B, line 74, family 599, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 225; FHL microfilm 2,339,960.
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K96K-QF7 : accessed 6 June 2017), Walter Franks, Tulare Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-70, sheet 20A, line 28, family 367, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 360.
  8. "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V48J-WCZ : 8 April 2016), Walter Cornelus Franks, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  9. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VP22-NZ2 : 26 November 2014), Walter C Franks, 18 Feb 1977; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  10. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JGS2-J3B : 19 May 2014), Walter Franks, Feb 1977; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  11. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 25 August 2018), memorial page for Walter Cornelius Franks (16 Mar 1895–18 Feb 1977), Find A Grave: Memorial #7657853, citing Corcoran Memorial Park, Corcoran, Kings County, California, USA ; Maintained by Susan Richardson (contributor 26947582) .


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