Bessie Hannah Brackett

23 January 1907–25 November 1985 (Age 78)
Texas, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Bessie Hannah

When Bessie Hannah Brackett was born on 23 January 1907, in Texas, Missouri, United States, her father, Almoren Russell Brackett, was 48 and her mother, Lovie Emeline Martin, was 28. She married Franklin Lynn Holden in 1926, in Texas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Houston, Texas, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Mill Creek Township, Izard, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 25 November 1985, in Salem, Dent, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hickory Ridge Cemetery, Dykes, Texas, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Lynn Holden
Bessie Hannah Brackett
Marriage: 1926
Lawrence Edward Holden
Vina Evelyn Holden

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  • Marriage
    1926Texas, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    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.
    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 2
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    Age 22
    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French brachet, a diminutive of brach ‘hound which hunts by scent’ (see Brack 4). The word was also used as a term of abuse.History: Captain Richard Brackett (1610–c. 1691) came to Boston, MA, c. 1629, and moved to Braintree, MA, in 1641.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Bessie Holden in household of Frank Holden, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Bessie Holden in household of Frank L Holden, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Bessie Hannah Holden, "Missouri, Phelps, Crawford, Dent, and Washington Counties, Obituaries, 1880-1990"

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