Marvin Paul Bracken

1902–1990 (Age 87)
Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Marvin Paul

When Marvin Paul Bracken was born on 16 December 1902, in Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States, his father, William Bracken, was 37 and his mother, Daisy Johanna Haley, was 26. He lived in Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States in 1910. He died in 1990, in Chadron, Dawes, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Paul Bracken
Evva Gwendolyn Gore Goetzinger

Spouse & Children

  • Male1902–1990Male

  • Evva Gwendolyn Gore Goetzinger


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1865–1917Male

  • Daisy Johanna Haley




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 18

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Marvin P Bracken in household of William M Bracken, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marvin Paul Bracken, "Nebraska, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Marvin Paul Bracken, "Find A Grave Index"

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