Franklin "Frank" Clayton Orvis

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Franklin "Frank" Clayton Orvis

Birthdate: (29)
Birthplace: Ponder, Ripley, Missouri, USA
Death: January 12, 1939 (29)
National Tank co., Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA (Crushed to death when a hugh tank rolled over him.)
Place of Burial: Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Alonzo Orvis and Mary "Molly" Ellen Orvis
Brother of Ocia Mae Ponder; Setta Bufa Harris; Otis Evert Orvis; Sarah Nova McAfee; Charles "Russ" Russell Orvis and 1 other

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About Franklin "Frank" Clayton Orvis


Notes from Jr. Ponder, 7/17/2001

Frank died young, never married. (When he was killed he had listed a woman & small child as his beneficiaries. Nothing more was ever known of them.

Frank had very black, curly hair.

He always carried a briefcase with him. No one ever knew what he had in it.

He liked to tease the children. Once he told Gladys (Ocia Orvis Ponder's daughter.) that if she ate burnt popcorn, that her hair would get curly. Later they caught Gladys behind the door eating burnt popcorn.

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Franklin "Frank" Clayton Orvis's Timeline

March 9, 1909
Ponder, Ripley, Missouri, USA
January 12, 1939
Age 29
Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA