Rachel Catharine Brogan

Brief Life History of Rachel Catharine

When Rachel Catharine Brogan was born on 21 September 1878, in West Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, Morris Brogan, was 36 and her mother, Louisa J. Lee, was 32. She married Ford O. Harrison on 1 September 1900, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Knoxville, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910.

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Ford O. Harrison
Rachel Catharine Brogan
Marriage: 1 September 1900
Dorothy L Harrison

Sources (7)

  • Rachel C Harrison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rachel Catharine Brogan, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Rachel Catherine Brogan, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Michael Patrick.

Irish (Donegal and Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brógáin ‘descendant of Brógán’, a personal name of unexplained etymology, though it has been suggested that it is a diminutive of bróg ‘shoe’.

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

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