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Frances D. Paige had enlisted in the Army in Cincinnati, OH, according to her record in the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases. In 1944, Frances D. Paige and her brother were home on furlough. Two years later and not too long after her military service, Frances Paige married Leslie B. Rout. The couple lived in Chicago where Frances died in 1956. Her funeral services were held in Lexington, and she is buried in Greenwood Cemetery.
Sources: Kentucky Birth Index in Ancestry; California Divorce Index in Ancestry; "Colored Notes: Frances Deloise Paige, " The Lexington Leader, 05/02/1941, p.16; "As we go marching on: Miss Frances Paige," The Lexington Herald, 04/09/1943, p.24; "Colored Notes," The Lexington Herald, 06/08/1944, p.9; "Colored Notes," The Lexington Herald, 03/09/1946, p.6; "Colored Notes: Services for Mrs. Frances Paige Rout," The Lexington Leader, 04/30/1956, p.19; "Colored Notes: Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Paige Rout," The Lexington Leader, 04/30/1956, p19; U.S. Headstone Application or Marker in Ancestry.
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|NKAA Source:||National Archives, Access to Archival Databases (online)|
|NKAA Source:||Ancestry (online)|
|NKAA Source:||The Lexington herald (newspaper)|
|NKAA Source:||Lexington leader (newspaper)|
Cite This NKAA Entry:
“Rout, Frances Deloise Paige,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 30, 2023, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004482.
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