James Louis Browning

30 December 1839–18 July 1894 (Age 54)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Louis

When James Louis Browning was born on 30 December 1839, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Alfred Minor Browning, was 25 and his mother, Emeline Oglesby, was 20. He married Fidelia Davis on 14 January 1868, in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 18 July 1894, at the age of 54, and was buried in Waxahachie City Cemetery, Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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James Louis Browning
Fidelia Davis
Marriage: 14 January 1868
Arthur Minor Browning
Mary Browning
Alma Pauline Browning
Fran Browning
Quincy Browning

Spouse and Children

14 January 1868
Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 5

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 7

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 22

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old English personal name Brūning, originally a patronymic from the byname Brūn ( see Brown ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Browning in household of Alfred Browning, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Browning, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Browning in household of Alfred M Browning, "United States Census, 1850"

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