Magdalena Dean "Maggie" Curnel

7 May 1890–21 July 1971 (Age 81)
Tolu, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Magdalena Dean "Maggie"

When Magdalena Dean "Maggie" Curnel was born on 7 May 1890, in Tolu, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States, her father, Alben Elbert Curnel, was 29 and her mother, Martha Jane Burns, was 23. She married John W. Broadhacker on 4 September 1907, in Benton, Scott, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kelso, Scott, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Kelso Township, Scott, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 21 July 1971, in Grassy, Bollinger, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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John W. Broadhacker
Magdalena Dean "Maggie" Curnel
Marriage: 4 September 1907
Edward Broadhacker
Benjamin Frank Broadhacker
Odis Ray Broadhacker
Frances Broadhacker
Martha Jane Broadhacker

Spouse and Children

4 September 1907
Benton, Scott, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place named Curiel, in Valladolid province.

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

Sources (3)

  • Maggie Broadhacker in household of John W Broadhacker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maggie Broadhacker in household of John W Broadhacker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maggie D Curnel in household of A* E Curnel, "United States Census, 1900"

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