Floyd Charles Brownell

28 May 1896–2 January 1951 (Age 54)
Northport, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Floyd Charles

When Floyd Charles Brownell was born on 28 May 1896, in Northport, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Harvey Willard Brownell, was 37 and his mother, Annie Cynthia Hayward, was 29. He lived in Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. He died on 2 January 1951, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Willard Brownell
1858–1915
Annie Cynthia Hayward
1867–1932
Walter Emerson Brownell
1886–
Jennie Allen Brownell
1887–1918
James Walter Brownell
1889–
Alva Edison Brownell
1891–
Evelyn Eugene Brownell
1894–
Floyd Charles Brownell
1896–1951
Wallace Harris Brownell
1899–1955
Lorne Brownell
1902–

Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Willard Brownell

    Male1858–1915Male

    Annie Cynthia Hayward

    Female1867–1932Female

siblings

(8)

    Walter Emerson Brownell

    Male1886–Male

    Jennie Allen Brownell

    Female1887–1918Female

    James Walter Brownell

    Male1889–Male

    Alva Edison Brownell

    Male1891–Male

    Evelyn Eugene Brownell

    Female1894–Female

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 13

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

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

English: habitational name from any of various places called Brownell, for example in Yorkshire, Cheshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English brūn ‘brown’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Floyd Brownell in household of Harvey Brownell, "Canada Census, 1911"

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