John Edward Braker

1881–1912 (Age 30)
Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Braker was born on 20 September 1881, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, his father, George Edward Braker, was 22 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Krug, was 16. He married Clara Cristine Bock on 29 August 1904, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States. He died on 31 May 1912, in Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Perry Township, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States.

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John Edward Braker
Clara Cristine Bock
Marriage: 29 August 1904

Spouse & Children

29 August 1904
Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 9

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 Swiss German (Bräker): probably a habitational name for someone from Bräg in the district of Toggenburg. Compare Brager .2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname or occupational name from Yiddish braker ‘chooser (of inferior goods)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Edward Braker in household of Edward Braker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mr John Edward Bracker, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • J E Braker, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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