William Roy Brownfield

Male27 July 1893–10 September 1968

Brief Life History of William Roy

When William Roy Brownfield was born on 27 July 1893, in Washington, Ohio, United States, his father, John J. Brownfield, was 33 and his mother, Martha Ellen Barrett, was 30. He married Eleanor Vogt on 13 July 1912, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in East Liverpool, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1920 and Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 10 September 1968, in Dola, Washington Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Brownsville, Monroe, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Roy Brownfield
1893–1968
Eleanor Vogt
1895–
Marriage: 13 July 1912
Anna Mae Brownfield
1913–1949
William Brownfield
1916–
Wilda Brownfield
1920–1992

Sources (17)

  • Roy W Brounfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roy Brownfield, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • William Roy Brownfield, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1912Columbiana, Ohio, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 5

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 20

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish Braunfeld , an ornamental compound from German braun ‘brown’ + Feld ‘field’.

    English: variant of Broomfield .

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

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