Lillian May Brackett

17 August 1877–10 August 1907 (Age 29)
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lillian May

When Lillian May Brackett was born on 17 August 1877, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Charles Edward Brackett, was 30 and her mother, Angie K Silloway, was 30. She married Forrest W Durant on 30 May 1897, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 10 August 1907, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 29.

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Forrest W Durant
Lillian May Brackett
Marriage: 30 May 1897
Stella May Durant
Gladys Lillian Durant
Mattie Lois Durant

Spouse and Children

30 May 1897
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


    Stella May Durant


    Gladys Lillian Durant


    Mattie Lois Durant


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 9

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Lillian M Brackett in household of Chas E Brackett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lillian D Brackett in household of Charles E Brackett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary L Brackett, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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