Florence Bragg

November 1903–26 December 1964 (Age 61)
Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Florence

When Florence Bragg was born in November 1903, in Ava, Douglas, Missouri, United States, her father, John Turner Bragg, was 49 and her mother, Laura V Goodman, was 43. She lived in Findley Township, Douglas, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 December 1964, in Wood River, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61.

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World Events (8)

Age 1
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 1
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
Age 17
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English brag(ge) ‘ostentatious, proud; spirited, brave’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Bragg in household of John T Bragg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Bragg in household of John T Bragg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence Bragg in entry for Jack Bragg Herndon, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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