Albert Edger Briscoe

1880–Male
Missouri, United States

The Life of Albert Edger

When Albert Edger Briscoe was born in January 1880, in Missouri, United States, his father, John Wade Briscoe, was 21 and his mother, Susan M. Petty, was 20.

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Family Time Line

John Wade Briscoe
1858–1923
Susan M. Petty
1859–1937
Albert Edger Briscoe
1880–
Walter Bess Briscoe
1882–1942

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 24

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 32

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places so named. Briscoe in Cumberland is named with Old Norse Bretaskógr ‘wood of the Britons’ ( see Brett ). Brisco in Cumberland and Briscoe in North Yorkshire are named with Old Norse birki ‘birch’ + skógr ‘wood’.

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

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  • Albert E Briscoe in household of John W Briscoe, "United States Census, 1910"

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