Fred K Browning

6 January 1873–20 January 1948 (Age 75)
Pike, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Fred K

When Fred K Browning was born on 6 January 1873, in Pike, Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, John Jackson Browning, was 34 and his mother, Sarah A Carr, was 24. He lived in Beverly, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 20 January 1948, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Atlas, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred K Browning
1873–1948
Mary V Evans
1885–1969

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Jackson Browning

    Male1838–1911Male

    Sarah A Carr

    Female1848–1888Female

siblings

(9)

    Hugh Browning

    Male1871–Male

    Male1873–1948Male

    Elsie Ethel Browning

    Female1875–1951Female

    Mary Jane Browning

    Female1876–1922Female

    William Browning

    Male1879–Male

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 4

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 20

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old English personal name Brūning, originally a patronymic from the byname Brūn ( see Brown ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Freddie Browning in household of John J Browning, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fred K. Browning, "Find A Grave Index"

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