Journey Dwaine Brabant

9 November 1904–8 March 1985 (Age 80)
Columbus Grove, Putnam, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Journey Dwaine

When Journey Dwaine Brabant was born on 9 November 1904, in Columbus Grove, Putnam, Ohio, United States, his father, William Brabant, was 27 and his mother, Bertha Katie Lentz, was 22. He married Gladys Kathleen Caddy on 23 December 1933, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in London Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Willis, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1998. He died on 8 March 1985, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in London, Monroe, Michigan, United States.

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Journey Dwaine Brabant
Gladys Kathleen Caddy
Marriage: 23 December 1933
Gladys Brabant
Gladys Juanita Brabant

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1933Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 2
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge
    Age 6
    The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    Age 23
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Aime, Aristide, Marcel, Normand, Ovila, Yvan.French, Walloon, Flemish, and German: habitational name from Brabant, a province in the Low Countries.English: cognate of 1 above, from Old French Brabant, Middle English Braban, Brabayn, used to denote both the region and an inhabitant of it. See also the synonymous Brabazon . In medieval England, Brabans were typically linen weavers and cloth merchants. The final syllable of Braban, when weakly stressed, was often altered to -ben, -bin, or -bon, and also to -bam. The additional -t or -d in post-medieval Brabant, Braband , etc. is probably excrescent, rather than a relic of the Old French form.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Journey Dwaine Brabant, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Journey Brabrant in household of William Brabrant, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Journey Brabrant in household of William Brabrant, "United States Census, 1910"

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