Thomas Frank Summers1,2

ID#1671, b. 16 June 1904, d. 1 February 1979
Father: Thomas Franklin Summers
Mother: Rachel Ann Elliott3

Birth date: 16 June 1904
Birth place: Barnes Run, Calhoun County, West Virginia.1,4

Commonly known by his middle name, Frank.

Thomas apparently married Esther Hanby, daughter of Hollis G. Hanby and Lulu Ethel Tavenner, about 1931. Both are identified as single in the 1930 census, and Esther was living with her parents. By the 1940 census, Frank and Esther are married with three children, the oldest reported as eight years old.5,6

Thomas died at age 74 on 1 February 1979 at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio.7,8 Frank's body was interred in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens, Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio.9
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  1. [S1744] T. F. Summers, Calhoun County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 808278_00396.jpg.
  2. [S1745] (name protected), "West Virginia Heritage - Main Page," e-mail to Jo Ellen Dalton, 09 February 2013.
  3. [S1743] Thomas Summers household, 1910 U.S. Census, Calhoun County, West Virginia, Center District, Enumeration District 18, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication T624_1677.
  4. [S899] Thomas Summers, Social Security Death Index, compiled by, online, supports full date of birth.
  5. [S1756] Hollis G. Hanby household, 1930 U.S. Census, Licking County, Ohio, Union Township, Enumeration District 45-50, sheet 7B, National Archives micropublication T626_1829, shows Esther as single and living with parents.
  6. [S1757] Frank Summers household, 1940 U.S. Census, Wood County, West Virginia, Tygart Magisterial District, Enumeration District 54-39, sheet 55A, National Archives micropublication T627_4454, shows Esther as married.
  7. [S899] Thomas Summers, Social Security Death Index, compiled by, online, supports month and year of death.
  8. [S1753] Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007,, online (Provo, Utah: Operations Inc.), Thomas F. Summers data.
  9. [S1754] Frank Summers, Find A Grave memorial no. 77368866, created by Tracey Harry on 30 September 2011, online