Charles Earl Bragg

19 July 1890–25 April 1982 (Age 91)
Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles Earl

When Charles Earl Bragg was born on 19 July 1890, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Ellis Bragg, was 30 and his mother, Lurana Cole, was 24. He married Cecil Leora Carrow about 1914, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Logan, Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Washington District, Boone, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1982, in Clothier, Boone, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Madison, Boone, West Virginia, United States.

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Charles Earl Bragg
Cecil Leora Carrow
Marriage: about 1914
Nellie Lenora Bragg
Alfonso Kinder Bragg
Eleanor Margaret Bragg
Emmett Donald Bragg
Lillian L Bragg

Spouse and Children

about 1914
West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a cheerful or lively person, from Middle English bragge ‘lively’, ‘cheerful’, ‘active’, also ‘brave’, ‘proud’, ‘arrogant’ (of unknown origin).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earl Bragg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl Bragg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles E Bragg Jr. in household of Charles E Bragg, "United States Census, 1910"

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