Ethel J Bratcher

Brief Life History of Ethel J

When Ethel J Bratcher was born on 5 October 1909, in Texas, United States, her father, Perry Oscar Bratcher, was 23 and her mother, Minnie Lee Pennington, was 18. She lived in Milford, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 7, Denton, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 29 September 1971, in Collin, Texas, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Rhea Mills, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Perry Oscar Bratcher
Minnie Lee Pennington
Ethel J Bratcher
Willia Bernice Bratcher
Odis Edgar Bratcher
Montrice Bratcher
Lucy Gretchen Bratcher

Sources (8)

  • Ethel Bratcher in household of Perry O Bratcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel I Bratcher, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Ethel Bratcher in household of Perry Bratcher, "United States Census, 1920"

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Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): variant of Bracher , from an agent derivative of Middle English brech ‘land broken up for cultivation’ (Old English brǣc, brēc), denoting a dweller by newly cultivated land.

Americanized form of Swiss German Bretscher .

Americanized form of South German Bratscher: nickname derived from Swabian dialect bratschen ‘to prattle’, a cognate of Braasch 1. The surname Bratscher is very rare in Germany.

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

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