|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1868|
|Death: ||May 4, 1948|
Rhode Island, USA
FRANK was my GREAT GRANDFATHER
A very special man to my dad.
Dad remembers him so well.
Dad always was with him and
there are many stories Dad has told
me that I will pass down to my
My dad spent lots of time with
his grandfather Frank. Dad said
he was a fine man, a hard worker,
and a loving family man. He loved his
family and taught them much.
HE WAS A HAPPY MAN.
Frank owned and operated a large
Sail-making business in Newport, R.I.,
which was a town BOOMING and Growing
in yacht and sailboat racing, including
THE AMERICA's CUP RACES.
When Frank was not working, he could
be found on one of his own boats that
he built, with his family. He had
He taught his family how to sail
and swim. Knowing how to swim was
so important, because Frank's sister,
Alice, died from drowning.
In his spare time, he was a painter
of houses, and an artist.
THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH TO MY GOOD FRIEND GEN GAL, aka Lillie, for
sponsoring my Great-Grampa Frank.
LILLIE, YOU ARE SOMEONE SPECIAL.
KINDLY visit Gen Gal's MOTHER JUNE
I was born on Frank's birthdate,
January 10, a different year, of course.
My Gramma Arline reminded me of
this often because it made her happy.
She just adored her parents.
Red Sky At Night, Sailor's Delight
Red Sky In The Morning,
Sailor's Take Warning ...
The Holy Bible
Newport Mercury And Weekly News,
Newport, Rhode Island
Friday, May 7, 1948
FRANK S. McLELLAN
DIES; WAS LONG ILL
He helped establish Awning Sail Making
and Ship Stores Busines Here.
Frank S. McLellan, who had been
in failing health as the result of a heart condition,
for some years, died at his home on Vaughan
Avenue (Newport) Monday evening.
He was born in Booth Bay Harbor, Maine,
on January 10, 1868, son of William Edgar
and Sarah McLellan.
Mr. McLellan came to this city 39 years ago.
And with the late Frank H. Heald,
they established an awning business which
expanded into sail making for both large and
They also operated a hardware and
ship chandlery store in 1925; the business
was moved to Thames Street and
Narragansett Avenue, where it continued
until Mr. Heald's death.
Mr. McLellan then shifted it's business to Earl Avenue
Mr. McLellan, a thirty-second degree Mason,
belonging to St. Paul's Lodge,
Washington Commentary and other branches
of the order. A member of the Newport
Yacht Club for many years, he served as its
Commandant for several years.
He was also a member of the Newport
Lodge of Elks and St. Paul's Methodist Church.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Emma McLellan,
he leaved two daughters, and
three grand-children (my dad & 2 others)
Rest In Peace Grampa Frank
William McLellan (1830 - 1873)
Sarah Abiah-Lapham McLellan (1835 - 1920)
Emma J. Norton (1873 - 1963)
Elizabeth B. McLellan Flewelling (1858 - 1931)*
Edward A. McLellan (1862 - 1944)*
Alice Maud McLellan (1863 - 1871)*
Frank S. McLellan (1868 - 1948)
Victoria A. McLellan (1871 - 1891)*
Rhode Island, USA
Created by: Pearls of Grace♥
Record added: Nov 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22995815