Arch Kavanaugh Broaddus

27 February 1905–5 August 1974 (Age 69)
Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Arch Kavanaugh

When Arch Kavanaugh Broaddus was born on 27 February 1905, in Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Jerome Broadus, was 26 and his mother, Verna Blanche Turner, was 24. He married Emma Pierce on 30 September 1925, in Nicholasville, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 2 Bryantsville, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 5 August 1974, in Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States.

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Arch Kavanaugh Broaddus
Emma Pierce
Marriage: 30 September 1925
William Broadus
Ann Wilma Broadus
Paul Kavanaugh Broadus
Ruby Francis Broadus
Edward Pierce Broadus
Verna B Broadus

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1925Nicholasville, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1912 · McCreary County Created
    Age 7
    Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered
    Age 21
    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

    Name Meaning

    English (western England and south Wales):probably a variant (reflecting a local pronunciation) of the English topographic name Broadhouse, from Old English brād ‘broad’, ‘extensive’ + hūs ‘house’.alternatively, perhaps a habitational name from Broadwas in Worcestershire, which is named with Old English brād + an unattested element wæsse ‘alluvial land’.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Arch Broddeis in household of Boyd Broddeis, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Arch Broaddus, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Arch Broadus in entry for Lillian Broadus, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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