William August Brunette

4 April 1876–24 February 1953 (Age 76)
White Earth, Becker, Minnesota, United States

The Life of William August

When William August Brunette was born on 4 April 1876, in White Earth, Becker, Minnesota, United States, his father, William A. Brunette, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Bellecourt, was 20. He married Angeline Blair in 1895. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pembina Township, Mahnomen, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Island Lake Township, Mahnomen, Minnesota, United States in 1930. He died on 24 February 1953, in Superior, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lengby, Polk, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

William August Brunette
1876–1953
Angeline L. Jourdain
1888–1938
Marriage: about 1903
William Brunette Jr.
1896–1989
Edward Brunette
1904–1986
Daniel Joseph Brunette
1906–1995
Cecelia Brunette
1908–1992
Irene Brunette
1911–1990
Ora Brunette
1913–1987
Myron Brunette
1915–1984
Violet Elisabeth Philomine Brunette
1918–2005
Harriet Angeline Brunette
1919–2007
Mylo or Milo Brunette
1922–2000
Orlean Orville Brunette
1924–2002
Webster Ballinger Brunette
1926–
Bernice Adora Rose Brunette
1929–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1903
Minnesota, United States
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

    William A. Brunette

    Male1855–Male

    Elizabeth Bellecourt

    Female1855–1936Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1876–1953Male

    Frank Brunette

    Male1877–1922Male

    Peter J. Brunette

    Male1878–Male

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 7

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Brunet , reflecting the French Canadian pattern of pronouncing the final -t, which is not pronounced in metropolitan French.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willie Brunett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Brunette in household of Lizzie Brunette, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William A Burnette, "United States Census, 1910"

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