Louisa Braun

4 November 1863–10 January 1915 (Age 51)
New York, United States

The Life of Louisa

Louisa Braun was born on 4 November 1863, in New York, United States. She married Charles Killian Berlinghoff on 11 October 1885, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 January 1915, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 51.

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Charles Killian Berlinghoff
Louisa Braun
Marriage: 11 October 1885
Charles Killian Berlinghoff Jr.
Nettie Berlinghoff
Flossie Berlinghoff
Leah Berlinghoff
Arthur Jewett Berlinghoff
Hazel Mary Berlinghoff
George Berlinghoff

Spouse and Children

11 October 1885
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German braun ‘brown’ (Middle High German brūn), referring to the color of the hair, complexion, or clothing, or from the personal name Bruno, which was borne by the Dukes of Saxony, among others, from the 10th century or before. It was also the name of several medieval German and Italian saints, including St. Bruno, the founder of the Carthusian order ( 1030–1101 ), who was born in Cologne.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lousie Bermingham in household of Charles Bermingham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louisa Berlinghoff in household of Chas Berlinghoff, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Louise Berlinghoff in household of Charles Berlinghoff, "United States Census, 1910"

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