William Caleb Brough Sr

13 December 1883–10 October 1961 (Age 77)
Virginia, United States

The Life of William Caleb

When William Caleb Brough Sr was born on 13 December 1883, in Virginia, United States, his father, William W Brough, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Epes Pollard, was 38. He had at least 1 son with Maud W. Worsham. He lived in City Point, Hopewell, Prince George, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 October 1961, in Kenbridge, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Butterwood Cemetery, Darvills, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States.

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William Caleb Brough Sr
Maud W. Worsham
William Caleb Brough Jr

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    William W Brough


    Sarah Epes Pollard




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 11

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places called Brough, of which there are several in Yorkshire and Derbyshire as well as elsewhere. The place name is from Old English burh ‘fortress’ and in most cases these are the sites of Roman fortifications. The pronunciation is usually ‘bruff’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Brauch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William E Brough, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William C Brough, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William C Brough in entry for Maude Worsham Brough, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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