Ira H Bratton

1876–1886 (Age 10)
Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ira H

When Ira H Bratton was born in 1876, in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Charles Bratton, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Houtz, was 27. He died in 1886, in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 10, and was buried in Lind Memorial Cemetery, Derry Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Charles Bratton
Sarah Houtz
Walter Boyd Bratton
Edward Elisha Bratton
Ira H Bratton
Jay McCullough Bratton
William Charles Bratton Jr
R Carroll Bratton

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World Events (6)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Bratten .2 English: habitational name from any of the places called Bratten (in Shropshire, Somerset, and Wiltshire) or from Bratton Clovelly or Bratton Fleming in Devon. The Shropshire and Somerset places are named with Old English brōc ‘hook’ + tūn ‘settlement’. The Wiltshire and Devon names are from Old English brǣc ‘newly cultivated ground’ + tūn.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ira H Bratton in household of Wm C Bratton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ira H Bratton, "Find A Grave Index"

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