Charles Henry Browning

Brief Life History of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Browning was born on 16 May 1886, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Stephen Abiel Browning, was 27 and his mother, Emily Madeline Chatelain, was 26. He married Viola Rebecca McFate on 14 March 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nevada, United States in 1940 and Victor, Teton, Idaho, United States for about 8 years. His occupation is listed as painter at hill air force base in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States. He died on 20 March 1967, in Sunset, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Charles Henry Browning
Emma Margaret Hill
Marriage: 17 October 1935
Margaret Young
Floyd Robert Young
LeRoy Browning
Dan Irven Browning

Sources (57)

  • Charles H Browning, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Charles Henry Browning, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Charles H Browning, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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Historical Boundaries - 1887: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States; 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States; 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Brouning (Old English Brūning), a derivative of the byname Brūn (see Brown ).

History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. William Browning was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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

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