James Allen Brande

1861–1924 (Age 62)
Oakland, Franklin, Iowa, United States

The Life of James Allen

When James Allen Brande was born on 22 May 1861, in Oakland, Franklin, Iowa, United States, his father, James Douglas Brande, was 30 and his mother, Janette 'Nettie' Brandon, was 27. He married Alice Lorilla "Rilla" Hale on 26 April 1881, in Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 1 January 1924, in Alden, Hardin, Iowa, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa, United States.

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James Allen Brande
Alice Lorilla "Rilla" Hale
Marriage: 26 April 1881
Lloyd Douglas Brande

Spouse & Children

  • Male1861–1924Male

  • Alice Lorilla "Rilla" Hale


26 April 1881
Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa, United States


  • Lloyd Douglas Brande


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 6

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

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

Variant of Brand .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Allen Brand in household of J D Brand, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J A Brande, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James A Brande in household of James D Brande, "United States Census, 1880"

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