Ethelyn Cornelia Brainard

9 May 1879–13 November 1956 (Age 77)
Chariton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Ethelyn Cornelia

When Ethelyn Cornelia Brainard was born on 9 May 1879, in Chariton, Missouri, United States, her father, Arthur Pearl Brainard, was 28 and her mother, Florence Estelle Howe, was 27. She married Clifford C. Perkins on 20 June 1906, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Koyukuk, Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Unorganized Borough, Alaska, United States in 1935 and Maple Leaf Election Precinct 2, King, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 13 November 1956, in Steilacoom, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lake Forest Park, King, Washington, United States.

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Clifford C. Perkins
Ethelyn Cornelia Brainard
Marriage: 20 June 1906
Dorothy B Perkins

Spouse and Children

20 June 1906
Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Pearl Brainard


    Florence Estelle Howe




    Arthur Laverne Brainard


    Leroy Frank Brainard


    Alice Lovina Brainard


    Don Asa Brainard



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 6

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethelyn C Bettles in household of Gordon C Bettles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethelyn C Bettles in household of Gordon C Bettles, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethelyn C Perkins in household of Clifford C Perkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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