Thomas C. Brown

1 July 1870–12 May 1931 (Age 60)
North Versailles Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas C.

When Thomas C. Brown was born on 1 July 1870, in North Versailles Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William S Brown, was 47 and his mother, Anna Mariah Brubaker, was 44. He married Pearl E Schreffler on 11 January 1894, in South Fork, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Dale, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 12 May 1931, at the age of 60.

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Thomas C. Brown
1870–1931
Pearl E Schreffler
1871–
Marriage: 11 January 1894

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 2
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
Age 7
Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 20
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

(1997: 447208;2007: 1000583; 2010: 1437026)English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old French, Middle English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname (Middle English personal name Brun, Broun, ancient Germanic Bruno, Old English Brūn, or possibly Old Norse Brúnn or Brúni). Brun- was also an ancient Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn (see below). Brown (including in the senses below) is the fourth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below).Irish and Scottish: adopted for Ó Duinn (see Dunn ) or for any of the many Irish and Scottish Gaelic names containing the element donn ‘brown-haired’ (also meaning ‘chieftain’), for example Donahue .

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

Possible Related Names

Dunn
Brunson
Browning
Browne
Burnett
Erjavec
Borron
Broun

Sources (7)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas C. Brown - Individual or family possessions: Family Bible: birth: 1 July 1870; North Versailles, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Thomas Brown in household of William Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas C. Brown, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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