Ford Tinsley Bronaugh

Brief Life History of Ford Tinsley

When Ford Tinsley Bronaugh was born about 1826, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas Bronaugh, was 33 and his mother, Charlotte Tinsley, was 32. He died about 1865, at the age of 41.

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Thomas Bronaugh
Charlotte Tinsley
Jacynthia Bronaugh
Ford Tinsley Bronaugh
Maria Bronaugh
Martha Ann Bronaugh
William Newton Bronaugh
Sarah Jane Bronaugh
Lucy Emaline Bronaugh
James Thomas Bronaugh

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    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


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    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of French Bruneau . This surname is also common among African Americans.

    History: Many of the Bronaughs trace their origin to Arnaud Bruneau alias Bronaugh and his son Paul, Huguenots from France, who toward the end of the 17th century came to SC, via England.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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