John James Browning

22 July 1862–27 March 1930 (Age 67)
Harmony Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of John James

When John James Browning was born on 22 July 1862, in Harmony Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, George Madison Browning, was 42 and his mother, Hannah Ramsey, was 41. He married Minnie Bell Rohrbough on 1 February 1883, in Harmony Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Bentley, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 27 March 1930, in Harrison, Kootenai, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Harrison, Kootenai, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John James Browning
1862–1930
Amy Almira Maria Wells
1896–1984
Marriage: 10 February 1921
George Clifton Browning
1922–2005
Etta Leona Browning
1925–1999
Charles Willard Browning
1928–1996
Lela Katherine Browning
1929–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 February 1921
Orofino, Clearwater, Idaho, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1871

Age 9

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 23

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old English personal name Brūning, originally a patronymic from the byname Brūn ( see Brown ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John J Browning in household of George M Browning, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John J Browning in household of Georg Browning, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John J Browning, "United States Census, 1910"

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