Florence Bragg

Brief Life History of Florence

When Florence Bragg was born in November 1903, in Militia Springs, 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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Florence Bragg

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

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.


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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