Mary Jane Bragg

18 August 1905–16 June 1995 (Age 89)
Adair, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Bragg was born on 18 August 1905, in Adair, Missouri, United States, her father, George Albert Bragg, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Ann Wallace, was 31. She married Augustus Hockaday Beaven about 1926, in Missouri, United States. She lived in Liberty Township, Adair, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 June 1995, in Kirksville, Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Hockaday Beaven
Mary Jane Bragg
Marriage: about 1926

Spouse and Children

    Augustus Hockaday Beaven



about 1926
Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Albert Bragg





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a cheerful or lively person, from Middle English bragge ‘lively’, ‘cheerful’, ‘active’, also ‘brave’, ‘proud’, ‘arrogant’ (of unknown origin).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Marry Jane Brogg in household of Albert L Brogg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary J Bragg in household of Albert A Bragg, "United States Census, 1910"

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