Beatrice Maude Brakefield

1916–1990 (Age 74)
Baker, Fallon, Montana, United States

The Life of Beatrice Maude

When Beatrice Maude Brakefield was born on 17 October 1916, in Baker, Fallon, Montana, United States, her father, John Samuel Brakefield, was 45 and her mother, Esther Nancy Allen, was 40. She married Leonard LeRoy Anderson on 1 September 1935, in Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1935 and Colbert Township, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 24 November 1990, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beatrice Maude Brakefield
Leonard LeRoy Anderson
Marriage: 1 September 1935
Robert Leroy Anderson

Spouse & Children

1 September 1935
Spokane, Washington, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Fort Lewis is Established

Age 1

Fort Lewis military base was established in 1917, in Tacoma, Washington. It was named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It used to be one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the US. In February 2010, it merged with McChord Air Force Base. 
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English brake ‘thicket’, ‘bracken’ ( see Brake ) + feld ‘open country’, ‘cleared land’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Beatrice Brakefield in household of John S Brakefield, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beatrice M Brakefield in household of John S Brakefield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beatrice Anderson in household of Leonard Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"

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