Maxine Frances Bracken

1911–1929 (Age 18)
Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Maxine Frances

When Maxine Frances Bracken was born on 6 August 1911, in Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States, her father, William Bracken, was 45 and her mother, Daisy Johanna Haley, was 34. She lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 6 October 1929, in Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bracken
Daisy Johanna Haley
Marvin Paul Bracken
Mary Adele Bracken
Lillian Esther Bracken
Margaret Ellen Bracken
Maxine Frances Bracken
Erma Clara Bracken

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1865–1917Male

  • Daisy Johanna Haley




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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

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.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 3

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

Age 6

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Breacáin ‘descendant of Breacán’, a personal name from a diminutive of breac ‘speckled’, ‘spotted’, which was borne by a 6th-century saint who lived at Ballyconnel, County Cavan, and was famous as a healer; St. Bricin's Military Hospital, Dublin is named in his honor.2 English: topographic name from Middle English braken ‘bracken’ (from Old English bræcen or Old Norse brakni), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Bracken in East Yorkshire or Bracon Ash in Norfolk.3 German: especially in the north, probably a topographic name from Middle Low German brake ‘brushwood’, ‘fallow land’, ‘copse’, an element of many field and place names.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight


Mary Eagen Hailey Bell was my Great-Grandmother. My mother, Mary Bracken Kline tells the following stories about her grandmother (Mary Eagen Hailey Bell): The family was living in Casper, Wyoming a …

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Sources (3)

  • Maxine Bracken, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maxine Bracken, "Wyoming, Reclaim the Records, State Archives Vital Records, 1908-1966"
  • Bracken, "Find A Grave Index"

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