Amanda Louise Bratcher

Female11 September 1857–29 April 1942

Brief Life History of Amanda Louise

When Amanda Louise Bratcher was born on 11 September 1857, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Allen Daniel Bratcher, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Lewis, was 34. She married Christopher Columbus Milligan on 10 February 1891, in Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Hart, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Magisterial District 1 Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 29 April 1942, in Anna, Warren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Milligan Cemetery, Glenmore, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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Christopher Columbus Milligan
Amanda Louise Bratcher
Marriage: 10 February 1891
Clarence H Milligan
Ready Hyland Milligan

Sources (10)

  • Amandia J Milligan in household of Canbunclea C Milligan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amanda Bratcher, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"
  • Amanda Bratcher, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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  • Marriage
    10 February 1891Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 24

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): variant of Bracher , from an agent derivative of Middle English brech ‘land broken up for cultivation’ (Old English brǣc, brēc), denoting a dweller by newly cultivated land.

    Americanized form of Swiss German Bretscher .

    Americanized form of South German Bratscher: nickname derived from Swabian dialect bratschen ‘to prattle’, a cognate of Braasch 1. The surname Bratscher is very rare in Germany.

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

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