Josephine Adeline Briney

31 October 1887–
Paxton, Ford, Illinois, United States

The Life of Josephine Adeline

When Josephine Adeline Briney was born on 31 October 1887, in Paxton, Ford, Illinois, United States, her father, John Mark Briney, was 45 and her mother, Josephine Papineau, was 24. She lived in Ford, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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John Mark Briney
Josephine Papineau
William John Briney
Martha Leah Briney
Josephine Adeline Briney

Parents and Siblings


    Josephine Papineau




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. perhaps a habitational name, from a lost or unidentified place, possibly in Worcestershire, where the surname is frequent.

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

Sources (2)

  • Adaline J Briney in household of John Briney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Adalina J Briney in household of Mark R Briney, "United States Census, 1900"

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