Broxie Marie Raleigh

12 December 1908–13 January 1964 (Age 55)
Depoy, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Broxie Marie

When Broxie Marie Raleigh was born on 12 December 1908, in Depoy, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Will Raleigh, was 35 and her mother, Dora Ellen Mc Elvain, was 31. She married Hosie Browning in 1928. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Center Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 13 January 1964, at the age of 55, and was buried in Evansville, Knight Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hosie Browning
1905–1986
Broxie Marie Raleigh
1908–1964
Marriage: 1928
Gobel Browning
1929–1965
R.B. Browning
1930–1930
T. W. Browning
1931–1984
Raymond Browning
1933–1974
Thomas Browning
1939–1990

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1928
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1912 · McCreary County Created
    Age 4
    Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 15
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Raleigh (House) in Pilton (Devon), recorded as Radeleia in 1086 and Rawlegh in 1535. The placename probably derives from Old English rǣge ‘roe deer’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Irish: variant of Riley .History: The English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh (1554–1618) was born in Hayes Barton, Devon, into a family of Devon gentry. He was related to most of the West Country's important families, including that of Sir Francis Drake. His half-brother was the explorer Sir Humphrey Gilbert. In 1578 Raleigh was granted a patent to explore and colonize “unknown lands” in America. In the 1580s he was granted extensive estates in Munster (Ireland), in reward for his suppression of the Desmond Rebellions.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Raley
    Rawleigh
    Riley

    Sources (12)

    • Rexie Browning in household of H E Browning, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Broxie Ralley in entry for Goble Browning and Marion Imogene Stephens, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Brookside Rally in entry for R. B. Browning, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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