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Francis Burnside "Frank" Searles
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1863
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1903
Pawcatuck
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Francis (Frank) Searles was born in 1863 to Richard Waterman & Mary Jane (Andrews) Searles in Providence, RI. Frank was one of 6 children of Richard & Mary Jane.

Frank married Elizabeth Maria Fenelon in Westerly, RI in 1887, and they had 5 children: Howard, Annie, Richard, & twins Emma Louise & Mary Jane.

He is listed in census & other documents as a "carriage painter".

Frank died at the age of 39 in 1903 of unknown cause. He is buried in River Bend Cemetery along with his twin daughters, both of whom died before the age of 2, in unmarked graves.

After his death, his widow Elizabeth remarried to John Stephenson; they are both buried in River Bend Cemetery.

Son Howard is buried in Fairfield, Maine where he lived prior to his death in 1988 (at the age of 98). Son Richard & daughter Annie are both buried in River Bend Cemetery.

Frank's brother John Searles (& his wife Happy Barber Searles) and his sisters Emma (Searles) Davis & Cora (Searles) Smith are also buried in River Bend Cemetery. His mother Mary J Andrews Searles is buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery in New London, CT.

Note: Frank had 2 siblings that died either at birth or shortly thereafter: Ida and an unnamed infant. It is unknown as to where those 2 Searles children are buried. Also unknown is the burial location of Frank's father Richard who died in 1881 in Hopkinton, RI.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary J Andrews Searles (1832 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Maria Fenelon Searles (1867 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Howard W. Searles (1889 - 1988)*
  Annie Elizabeth Searles Roseman (1895 - 1935)*
  Richard Henry Searles (1898 - 1924)*
  Emma Louise Searles (1901 - 1903)*
  Mary Jane Searles (1901 - 1901)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Henry Searles (1854 - 1924)*
  Emma J F Searles Davis (1859 - 1920)*
  Francis Burnside Searles (1863 - 1903)
  Cora Jane Searles Smith (1867 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Note: Brother John Henry Searles - Find A Grave #68569777
 
Burial:
River Bend Cemetery
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: diane1946
Record added: Mar 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86645999
Francis Burnside Frank Searles
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In loving memory of my great-grandfather
- diane1946
 Added: Apr. 27, 2014
 
 
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