William Crawford Broome

13 June 1896–11 October 1974 (Age 78)
Walker, Georgia, United States

The Life of William Crawford

William Crawford Broome was born on 13 June 1896, in Walker, Georgia, United States. He married Maude Frances Bowman about 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 11 October 1974, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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William Crawford Broome
Maude Frances Bowman
Marriage: about 1919
Buford Bowman Broome

Spouse and Children

about 1919


    Buford Bowman Broome


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 10

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Broom .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Willam C Broome in entry for Willard C Broome and Elvia Mae Green, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • William Crawford Broome, "Find A Grave Index"

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