Ella Brown

19 November 1890–15 June 1985 (Age 94)
Paulding, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ella

Ella Brown was born on 19 November 1890 as the daughter of David Brown. She married Oliver Alonzo Baggett on 17 July 1910. She died on 15 June 1985, at the age of 94, and was buried in Paulding, Georgia, United States.

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Oliver Alonzo Baggett
1888–1951
Ella Brown
1890–1985
Marriage: 17 July 1910

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 July 1910

Parents and Siblings

    David Brown

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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 3

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

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 English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a 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. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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