Charles Edward Brackett

13 March 1847–
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Charles Edward

When Charles Edward Brackett was born on 13 March 1847, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, David Brackett, was 24 and his mother, Mary Elisabeth Beach Francis, was 18. He married Angie K Silloway on 29 August 1868. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Brackett
1847–
Angie K Silloway
1847–1918
Marriage: 29 August 1868
Lula Eliza Brackett
1869–1940
Edward Charles Brackett
1871–1901
Frederick Major Brackett
1873–
Lena Blanche Brackett
1875–1876
Lillian May Brackett
1877–1907
Lois Angie Brackett
1880–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 August 1868
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    David Brackett

    Male1822–1866Male

    Mary Elisabeth Beach Francis

    Female1828–1884Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1847–Male

    Franklin A Brackett

    Male1849–1934Male

    Augustus Walker Brackett

    Male1852–Male

World Events (8)

1848 · Slavery is Abolished

Age 1

In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

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: from Middle English, Old French brachet, denoting a type of hound. The word was also used as a term of abuse.

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Boarkett in household of Alexander Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chas E Brackett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chas E Brackett, "United States Census, 1880"

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