Benjamin F Brace

11 April 1889–28 October 1955 (Age 66)
Trucksville, Kingston Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Benjamin F

When Benjamin F Brace was born on 11 April 1889, in Trucksville, Kingston Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Brace, was 45 and his mother, Mary Jane Evans, was 29. He married Electa Mary Elston on 24 March 1915, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Dallas, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Dallas Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 28 October 1955, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin F Brace
1889–1955
Viola Sickler
1895–1993
Marriage: 29 May 1918
Wilma Brace
1919–2005
Irene V Brace
1921–2008
Benjamin L Brace
1922–1993
Margaret Brace
1924–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1918
children

(4)

    Female1919–2005Female

    Female1921–2008Female

    Benjamin L Brace

    Male1922–1993Male

    Margaret Brace

    Female1924–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Brace

    Male1844–1910Male

    Mary Jane Evans

    Female1859–1930Female

siblings

(12)

    Male1875–1951Male

    Elizabeth Brace

    Female1876–1878Female

    Female1878–1950Female

    Thomas Brace

    Male1880–1881Male

    James Lloyd Brace

    Male1882–1905Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: probably from Middle English, Old French brace ‘arm’, also denoting a piece of armor covering the arm. In most cases it is probably a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of armor, specifically armor designed to protect the upper arms, but it could also have been a nickname for someone with strong arms ( compare Armstrong ) or a deformed or otherwise noticeable arm.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benj Brace in household of Thomas Brace, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ben F Brace in household of Mary J Besse, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjiman Brace, "United States Census, 1930"

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