Person:Frank Wickham (2)

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Frank Dudley Erskine Wickham
m. 13 Jan 1835
  1. Charles Preston Wickham1836 - 1925
  2. Katherine Esther Wickham1838 - 1902
  3. William Samuel Wickham1840 - 1911
  4. John Thomas Wickham1842 - 1844
  5. Frederick Christian Wickham1842 - 1912
  6. Mary Elizabeth Wickham1845 - 1937
  7. Sara Louise Wickham1846 - 1916
  8. Lucy Preston Wickham1848 - 1919
  9. Albert Wanton Wickham1850 - 1938
  10. Caroline Lovell Wickham1852 - 1942
  11. Emma Winthrop Wickham1854 - 1950
  12. Jessie French Wickham1856 - 1909
  13. Frank Dudley Erskine Wickham1860 - 1932
  • HFrank Dudley Erskine Wickham1860 - 1932
  • WAgnes Benedict1861 - 1934
m. 14 Oct 1886
  1. Eleanor Wickham1887 - 1970
  2. Harriott Wickham1890 - 1981
  3. William Wickham1893 - 1947
  4. Lucy Wickham1897 - 1965
  5. David Wickham1904 -
Facts and Events
Name[7] Frank Dudley Erskine Wickham
Gender Male
Birth[7][8] 29 Apr 1860 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States
Census[5] 1870 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United StatesAccording to the 1870 US Census, living at – Norwalk, Ohio were Frederick Wickham, a printer, age 58; Lucy B Wickham, age 56; Sarah L. Wickham, age 23; Lucy P Wickham, age 21; Carrie L. Wickham, age 19; Emma Wickham, age 16; Jessie L. Wickham, age 14; Frank Wickham, age 10; Kate Christian, age 31; William W. Christian, age 7; Fred W. Christian, age 4; Robert l Christian, age 1; Ann Sweney, age 22; and Frank Gregory, age 20.
Census[6] 1880 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United StatesAccording to the 1880 US Census, living at 44 W. Main Street in Norwalk, Ohio were, Frederick Wickham, age 68 a publisher of a newspaper; his wife Lucy B Wickham, age 66, a housekeeper; Sara Wickham, his daughter, age 33; Carrie Wickham, his daughter, age 24; Ann Sweeny, age 30, who worked in the family; Donald Kellogg, age 13, his grandson who was boarding with the family; and Frank Wickham, his son, age 13.
Marriage 14 Oct 1886 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United Statesto Agnes Benedict
Census[1] 1900 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United StatesIn 1900, Frank Wickham was 40 years old and an editor and lived at 32 Summit Street in Norwalk, Ohio with his wife Agnes Wickham who was 39 years old, his daughters Eleanor, age 12, Harriott 10 years old, and Lucy, age 6 and his son William age 10. Harriott and her sister Eleanor and brother William were students.
Census[3] 1910 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United StatesIn 1910 Frank Wickham, age 50 and working at the Protective Tariff League was living at 32 Summit Street in Norwalk, Ohio with his wife Agnes Wickham, age 49; his daughters Eleanor, age 22 and Harriott Wickham age 20 year and a student; his son William, a student, age 16; his daughter Lucy, a student, age 12; and his son David age 5.
Living[2] 1909-1910 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United StatesAccording to the Norwalk City Directory 1909-10, Harriott Wickham is a teacher living at 32 Summit, Frank Wickham is at the same address and is the editor of the Reflector. Eleanor Wickham is a student living at 83 Seminary Street.
Census[4] 1920 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United StatesIn 1920 Frank Wickham, age 59 and a financial agent with the American Protective Tariff League was living at 32 Summitt Street in Norwalk, Ohio with his wife Agnes Wickham, age 58 with no occupation listed; his daughter Eleanor, age 32 and a kindergarten teacher; his daughter Harriott Wickham 29 years old; his son William, age 26 and a civil engineer; his daughter Lucy age 22 with no occupation listed; and his son David age 15 also with no occupation listed.
Death[7][8] 30 Apr 1932 Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States
Burial[7][8] 1932 Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States

Early Years

Frank Wickham was born April 29, 1860 in Norwalk, Ohio, the youngest of thirteen children of Frederick Wickham and Lucy Bancroft.[7]. His father was founder and owner of the Norwalk Reflector. Frank became a reporter at the paper in 1882 and rose to editor of the newspaper.[1][8].

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Adult Life

On October 14, 1886, he married Agnes Benedict. They had five children. In 1907, the Reflector went into bankruptcy and Frank became editor and receiver of the paper until it was sold in 1909.[2].

He then became Financial Agent for the American Protective Tariff League in New York where he worked until 1927. During this period, he spent most of his time away from home.[3][4]

He died April 30, 1932 and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Norwalk.[7].

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 US Census 1900; Census Place: Kenton Ward 2, Huron, Ohio, in Huron County, Ohio. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Kenton Ward 2. Roll: 1288; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 0031; FHL microfilm: 1241288., 1900.
    1900 US Census - Norwalk, Ohio
  2. 2.0 2.1 Norwalk, Ohio Directory; Year Range: 1909 - 1910, The Williams Directory Company, in U.S. City Directories: [database on-line]. (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011)
    Page #: 78, 1909-10.
    City Directory - Norwalk, OH 1909-10
  3. 3.0 3.1 Huron, Ohio, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Norwalk Ward 2. Roll: T624_1200; Page: 4B & 5A; Enumeration District: 0036; FHL microfilm: 1375213., 1910.
    US Census 1910 - Norwalk, OH, page 4B US Census 1920 - Norwalk OH, page 5A
  4. 4.0 4.1 Huron, Ohio, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Norwalk Ward 2. Roll: T625_1398; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 54; Image: 309, 1920.
    1920 US Census - Norwalk, OH
  5. Huron, Ohio, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Norwalk. Roll: M593_1225; Page: 437A; Image: 399; Family History Library Film: 552724, 1870.
    1870 US Census - Norwalk, Ohio
  6. Huron, Ohio, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Norwalk. Roll: 1035; Family History Film: 1255035; Page: 311A; Enumeration District: 160; Image: 0623, 1880.
    1880 US Census - Norwalk, Ohio
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 Find A Grave
    Frank Wickham.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Obituary: Wickham, Frank Dudley Erskine, in Firelands Historical Society (Norwalk, Ohio). The Firelands pioneer (new series). (Norwalk, Ohio: The Firelands Historical Society, 1882-1937)
    Vol 25, pages 310-311, Jun 1937.