Charles Shelton Braughton

10 January 1865–10 January 1952 (Age 87)
Douglas Township, Clark, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Shelton

When Charles Shelton Braughton was born on 10 January 1865, in Douglas Township, Clark, Illinois, United States, his father, George Washington Braughton, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Beckonol Reeder, was 29. He married Sarah M Crutcher on 11 May 1895, in Douglas, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 January 1952, in Bluff City, Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 87.

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Charles Shelton Braughton
Sarah M Crutcher
Marriage: 11 May 1895
William Braughton

Spouse and Children

11 May 1895
Douglas, Illinois, United States


    William Braughton


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 6

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.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Broughton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Braughton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles S Braughton in household of Nancy B Braughton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles S Braughton, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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