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Franklin Merton "Frank or Mickey" Dunlavy
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Birth: May 18, 1910
Wasco County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1948
Pima County
Arizona, USA

Cecil Franklin Goble son of Merton and Katherine Dunlavy Goble. AKA Frank M Dunlavy, Merton Franklin Dunlavy, "Mickey" Dunlavy.

Frank or Mickey as he liked to be called left the army without leave,changed his name and lived in Phoenix Arizona for a time. He was a "boss" over migrant workers in the orchards surrounding this cemetery.

Frank lost his mother at age 2 and his father at age 10 and times were hard for him and his siblings. The relatives that took them in were struggling to support their own families so Frank and his siblings all felt they had to fend for themselves at a young age. Frank left home in his early teens and rode the rails at least as far as Florida and British Columbia Canada, and he carried a jug and his guitar everywhere he went.

Frank drove a 14 wheeler truck probably hauling freight for his living. He sold the equity in this truck June of 1936. And opened Dunlavy's Cafe in July of the same year. He sported a mustache. When Alma told him she was pregnant he left her, he didn't want to be a father. Alma cried when her brother came to tell her Frank was dead even though they had separated 10 years before. His body was found by a railroad track in Tucson Arizona. Some said he was pushed off the train, others say he fell off. His son heard he was stabbed then thrown off.

We believe Frank was in Phoenix in 1933 where he had a relationship with Electa Mable Rowen. She bore a son named Danny Ray Rowen in Jun 1934 and named Frank Dunlavy his father.

While here in Suisun Valley he was a hard worker and the people he worked for had his body brought back here and buried in their family plot. 
Family links: 
  Merton Franklin Goble (1882 - 1922)
  Katie Matilda Dunlavy Goble (1880 - 1914)
  Alma Doshier Wright (1916 - 1979)
  Ronald Dale Wright (1937 - 2007)*
  Minnie Rhoda Dunlavy Hartman (1877 - 1964)**
  Franklin Merton Dunlavy (1910 - 1948)
  Doris Bonita Kelly Brown (1912 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Rockville Cemetery
Suisun City
Solano County
California, USA
Plot: OS Plot 288 Grave 11
Maintained by: sweetpea
Originally Created by: Grave Finder
Record added: Mar 31, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8581914
Franklin Merton Frank or Mickey Dunlavy
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Franklin Merton Frank or Mickey Dunlavy
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Franklin Merton Frank or Mickey Dunlavy
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- Janet
 Added: Feb. 19, 2006
Rest In Peace. May God Bless You & Keep You In His Care.
- Tammie Gunter
 Added: Nov. 26, 2005
God bless you and your loved ones.
Rest in Heavenly Peace.
- Breadlady45 from Chicago
 Added: Nov. 26, 2005
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