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Francis John "Frank" May
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1841
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1924
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Frank was the son of James May. He had two sisters, Isabella May and Louisa May Bell. His first marriage was April 11, 1862, to Margaret Landry. They had two children, Edward and Della. Margaret died 1865 in Ganges, Allegan, Michigan.

Frank served in the Civil War, enlisting in Company B, Michigan 13th Infantry Regiment on 17 Jan 1862; he mustered out on 21 May 1863 at Louisville, KY.

In 1867 he married Anne "Jane" Smith Wilson and they had four sons, Robert, William, Frank and Walter.

Frank was a box maker by trade. His son, Edward, owned the May Box Company. Frank's daughter Della moved in with him after Jane died in 1914.

"Frank May, beloved husband of the late Jane, fond father of Mrs. Della Pratt, Edward & Walter May.

Funeral Saturday, 3/1 from his late residence, 1935 S. Racine Avenue to Sacred Heart Church. Interment Mount Carmel. Member of McKinley post. G.A.R."
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  Anne Jane Smith May (1850 - 1914)
  Edward Thomas May (1864 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Nancy Stout
Record added: Aug 19, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 134601729
Francis John Frank May
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Frank is my 4G-Grandfather. RIP.
- Heidi Ann (Graf) Novak
 Added: Apr. 28, 2015

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