Franc DeVilliers (1845 - 1907)

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Franc DeVilliers
1845 - 1907
updated February 06, 2019
Franc DeVilliers was born around 1845. He died on December 13, 1907 in New York at 62 years old.


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Franc DeVilliers died on December 13, 1907 in New York at 62 years old. He was born around 1845. We have no information about Franc's immediate family.
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In 1845, in the year that Franc DeVilliers was born, on September 9th, a potato blight began in Ireland, leading to the Great Famine - also called the Great Hunger and the Irish Potato Famine. About one-third of the population of Ireland had been dependent on the potato and the failure of potato crops led to a million people dying and the emigration of another million people.

In 1854, at the age of just 9 years old, Franc was alive when on February 28th, the GOP - the Republican Party - was founded in Ripon, Wisconsin by "modernizers", anti-slavery proponents, ex-Whigs, and ex-"Free-Soilers" - who opposed the expansion of slavery. The first Republican President of the United States was Abraham Lincoln.

In 1873, by the time he was 28 years old, on May 27th, German archaeologist and businessman Heinrich Schliemann found what he said was "Priam's Treasure" - confirming the existence of ancient Troy. The find in Hissarlik Turkey is still disputed as being a part of Troy.

In 1880, at the age of 35 years old, Franc was alive when on August 26th, P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey signed a contract in Bridgeport, CT, creating the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Twenty-seven years later, the Barnum and Bailey would merge with another circus, Ringling Brothers.

In 1907, in the year of Franc DeVilliers's passing, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

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Edward Devims
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Amy Devin
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Bernard Devin
around 1827 - May 27, 1897
Catherine Devin
around 1910  - Dec 9, 1910
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