Name: Franšisco MaurÝcio de FRAGA
Given Name: Franšisco MaurÝcio de
_AKA: Frank Morris Fraga, Frago
Birth: 20 Dec 1861 in Lajes, Flores, Azores
Death: 4 Mar 1915 in Fresno Co., CA
Burial: Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
Franciso jumped ship in San Francisco and entered the US without papers. He later reported en tering in 1878 and became a naturalized citizen.
Change Date: 31 May 2008 at 01:00:00
Title: Frank Morris Fraga & Joaquine Frietas Martins-Lucio
In 1900 Frank M. Fraga (born Dec 1860) was a sheep raiser in Modesto, Modesto Township, Stani slaus Co., CA (page 134) with his wife Lucy F. (Mar 1875) and children Lena, Frank, and Lucy . Daughter Lena was shown as born in CA. They reported having only 3 children, all living. I n 1910 Frank W. Frago was a general farmer living alone in Township 4, Fresno Co., CA; he rep orted being married for 16 years.
Family notes: Frank Frago was a very lickable man and nice looking. He loved horses and dogs . He was having a problem with his mail and started using Frago for his name, which appears o n his tombstone.
Frank and M. D. Hoffman were sheep partners in Nevada. Frank was the first Azores sheepman i n Frenso County. He sold wool to San Francisco at the time of the 1906 earthquake and it wa s a total loss. He was a Trustee of West Park School. He became a member of the Republican Ce ntral Committee for the support of Hiram Johnson. Daughter Clara says he registered Democra t for the election of Woodrow Wilson.
Frank had a doctor's visit and was told he didn't have long to live. He made funeral arrangem ents with Stevenson & Bean Funeral Home and went to confession to be prepared. He passed awa y in his sleep.
Father: MaurÝcio JosÚ de FRAGA b: 22 Sep 1826 in Pico, Flores, Azores
Mother: Eulßlia Joaquina da Anunšiada VASCONCELLOS b: 3 Nov 1831 in Lomba, Flores, Azores
Joaquina Freitas MARTINS-LUCIO b: 14 Feb 1874 in Lajes das Flores, Azores
17 Apr 1894
in Selma, Fresno Co., CA
- Note: Marriage certificate, Vol. F, page 106: Frank Frago, age 32, Portugal, and J. Lucia, age 19 , Portugal, were married in Selma on Apr. 17, 1894. Recorded by J. Brindeirs.
- Adeline Cecelia FRAGA b: 14 Jul 1895 in Yearington, Mason Valley, NV
- Annie FRAGA b: 24 Jan 1896 in Modesto, Stanislaus Co., CA
- Frank Morris FRAGA b: 16 Sep 1897 in Modesto, Stanislaus Co., CA
- Lucy Agnes FRAGA b: 19 Mar 1900 in Modesto, Stanislaus Co., CA
- Anna Margaret (Annie) FRAGA b: 28 Jan 1902 in F Street, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
- William Lawrence FRAGA b: 24 Jul 1903 in West Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
- Mary FRAGA b: 6 Aug 1904 in West Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
- Morris Jerome FRAGA b: 28 Jul 1905 in West Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
- Clara Elizabeth FRAGA b: 30 Dec 1907 in West Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
- John B. (Johnny) FRAGA b: 27 May 1910 in West Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
- Mary Alice FRAGA b: 6 Nov 1911 in West Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
- Eulalia Louise (Lolly) FRAGA b: 10 Oct 1913 in West Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA
- Frances Loretta FRAGA b: 12 Nov 1915 in West Park, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA