Garrett Herbert Bratten

5 November 1896–28 July 1989 (Age 92)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Garrett Herbert

When Garrett Herbert Bratten was born on 5 November 1896, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, his father, Joseph Grant Bratten, was 24 and his mother, Maude Etta Davis, was 24. He married Mary Edith Lawrence on 31 May 1914, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Civil District 12, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 20, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 28 July 1989, in Dowelltown, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Alexandria, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garrett Herbert Bratten
Mary Edith Lawrence
Marriage: 31 May 1914
Robert Lessie Bratten
Dorothy C Bratten
Garrett Hobert Bratten Jr.

Spouse and Children

31 May 1914
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States


    Robert Lessie Bratten


    Dorothy C Bratten


    Garrett Hobert Bratten Jr.




Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Grant Bratten


    Maude Etta Davis




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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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac an Bhreatnaich ‘son of the Briton’, originally denoting a Strathclyde Welsh-speaking Briton. It was applied in Ireland also to people from Brittany. Compare Brett , McBratney .2 Swedish (Brattén): ornamental name composed of the personal name Bratt + the surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.3 variant of Norwegian Braaten .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Garrett H Bratten, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Garret H Bratten, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Garrett H Bratten, "United States Census, 1920"

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