John Caz Britt

Male20 October 1884–9 January 1945

Brief Life History of John Caz

When John Caz Britt was born on 20 October 1884, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Milton B. Britt, was 25 and his mother, Josephine V. Barnhill, was 24. He married Essie Mae Belew on 1 March 1909, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 1, Henderson, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. He died on 9 January 1945, in Wildersville, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Jones Cemetery, Parker Crossroads, Henderson, Tennessee, United States.

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John Caz Britt
Essie Mae Belew
Marriage: 1 March 1909
Anna Louise Britt
Billie Francis Britt

Sources (14)

  • John C Britt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J C Britt, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • John C Britt, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    1 March 1909Henderson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 2

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 17

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English: ethnic name for a Celtic-speaking Briton or a Breton, from Middle English brit, bret, Old French bret (see Brett ).

    German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Brixius (see Brice ).

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

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