Marian LeFrank


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William H. Weise III

Marian LeFrank

  • Born: 6 Mar 1926, Maplewood, Essex Co., NJ
  • Marriage: William H. Weise III
  • Died: 31 Mar 1983 at age 57

bullet  General Notes:

Marian's surname is from her husband's obituary ... see general notes on her husband, William H. Weise III.

The 1930 Federal Census for Maplewood, Essex Co., NJ, District 499, page 187B, dated April 21, 1930 records Marian LeFrank (4 - NJ/Austria/Austria) living with her parents John (37 - Austria/Austria/Austria) and Anna (31 - Austria/Austria/Austria) LeFrank and brother Robert LeFrank (7 - NJ/Austria/Austria) at 51 Boyden Parkway. John is employed as a Supervisor in a Factory. He immigrated in 1897 while Anna immigrated in 1904. They have been married for 9 years.

The 1940 Federal Census for Maplewood, Essex Co., NJ, District 499, page 187B, dated April 21, 1930 records Marrion (sic) LeFrank (14 - NJ) living with her parents John (47 - Czechoslovakia) and Anna (41 - Czechoslovakia) LeFrank and brother Robert LeFrank (17 - NJ) and sister Joan LeFrank (9 - NJ) at 51 Boyden Parkway. John is employed as an Engineer in a Factory and earned $5,000 working 52 weeks last year. He owns his home valued at $10,000.

The SSDI records:
Marian Weise
SSN: 494-24-4375
Born: 6 Mar 1926
Died: Mar 1983
State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (Before 1951)

The obituary for Marian's sister, Joan Diane LeFrank, was published in the Asbury Park Press on December 12, 2010:
Joan Diane LeFrank [of Palo Alto, California], 79, died unexpectedly on Friday Nov. 26, 2010, at her home in Palo Alto, Calif. Born in Maplewood, Joan lived most of her life in the San Francisco Bay area. Joan graduated from Springfield College in Massachusetts and was a retired Physical Education teacher. As a basketball, softball and tennis coach, she passed her love of athletics to her family, particularly tennis. She was a faithful and longtime fan of the Stanford University Girls Basketball team. Joan's amazing hobbies included playing the ukulele and banjo and singing Ragtime and Honky-tonk blues. Her artistic talents were many, including painting, stained glass, knitting, ceramic tiling, and home renovations. She enjoyed traveling the coasts of California, New England, and particularly Cape Cod, where she once owned and ran summer Day Camps for children. She held close friends dear in every corner of her travels. A life filled with passion and a great sense of humor, she spread her laughter, engaging all with a knack for making people around her feel comfortable and happy.
Joan was predeceased by her sister, Marian Weise; and her brother, Robert LeFrank. She is survived by her six nieces and nephews and their families, including Michael Weise, Vienna, Va., Steve Weise, New Fairfield, Conn., Billie Ellen Weise, Ocean Grove, Robert Weise, Wall, Gretchen Wolff, Little Silver, and Daniel Weise, Middletown. To her 16 great-nieces and great-nephews and a great-great-niece, Christmas ornaments, specially picked for them throughout their lives, will adorn their Christmas trees with her love forever. She filled all of our lives with many happy memories. Joan will be greatly missed by her family and many friends because of her fun-loving, free-spirited lifestyle.
A private memorial ceremony will be held by her family.

bullet  Research Notes:

The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for John Daniel Le Frank dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as December 2, 1892 in Czechoslovakia. He is living with his wife, Anna, at 460 West Swan Avenue, Webster, Missouri [having recently moved from 51 Boyden Parkway, Maplewood, NJ]. He is working for Americorp [American Can Company] in St. Louis, Missouri and his physical description is 5' 7 1/2", 169 lbs with blue eyes, brown hair and dark brown complexion. He has a scar on his right forehead.


Marian married William H. Weise III, son of William H. Weise Jr. and Esther. (William H. Weise III was born on 28 Nov 1921 in York Co., PA and died on 12 Mar 1981 in New Jersey.)

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