Lillian May Brackett

Female17 August 1877–10 August 1907

Brief Life History 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

Sources (24)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1897Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (7)

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    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 (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French brachet, a diminutive of brach ‘hound which hunts by scent’ (see Brack 4). The word was also used as a term of abuse.

    History: Captain Richard Brackett (1610–c. 1691) came to Boston, MA, c. 1629, and moved to Braintree, MA, in 1641.

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

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