Nancy Ruth Brann

Brief Life History of Nancy Ruth

When Nancy Ruth Brann was born on 30 June 1920, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thaddaeus Rholider Brann, was 49 and her mother, Sarah Jane Crater, was 41. She lived in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 April 2012, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Thaddaeus Rholider Brann
1871–1946
Sarah Jane Crater
1878–1967
Blanche Evelyn Brann
1903–1996
Clyde Brann
Roger Levin Brann
1907–1986
Verna Margaret Brann
1909–1993
Fred Preston Brann
1914–1990
Mary Brann
1914–1992
Robert Thaddeus Brann
1917–2003
Nancy Ruth Brann
1920–2012

Sources (5)

  • Nancy Brann, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Nancy Ruth Brann, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
  • Miss Nancy Ruth Brann, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English (Kent and Sussex): from a Brittonic Celtic personal name Bran (from bran ‘raven’). The name was imported to England from Brittany following the Norman Conquest.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Hebrew acronym consisting of ben rabi ‘son of’ + the initials of some personal name such as Nachman, Nahum, or Nathan.

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

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