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
Annie Cynthia Hayward
Walter Emerson Brownell
Jennie Allen Brownell
James Walter Brownell
Alva Edison Brownell
Evelyn Eugene Brownell
Floyd Charles Brownell
Wallace Harris Brownell
Lorne Brownell

Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Willard Brownell


    Annie Cynthia Hayward




    Walter Emerson Brownell


    Jennie Allen Brownell


    James Walter Brownell


    Alva Edison Brownell


    Evelyn Eugene Brownell


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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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