John Levi Browning

29 August 1872–27 December 1940 (Age 68)
Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Levi

When John Levi Browning was born on 29 August 1872, in Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United States, his father, Levi A. Browning, was 51 and his mother, Tabitha Layman, was 36. He married Daisy B Blake on 10 December 1895, in Perry, Illinois, United States. He died on 27 December 1940, in Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Benton, Franklin, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Levi Browning
Daisy B Blake
Marriage: 10 December 1895

Spouse and Children

10 December 1895
Perry, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Levi A. Browning


    Tabitha Layman




    Florence May Browning


    Andrew Browning


    Sarah Louise "Lulu" Browning


    Quincey E. Browning



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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 5

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old English personal name Brūning, originally a patronymic from the byname Brūn ( see Brown ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John L Browning, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Browning in household of Levi Browning, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John L. Browning, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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