George Alfred Braley

1873–1935 (Age 62)
Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of George Alfred

When George Alfred Braley was born on 12 February 1873, in Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Federick Brailey, was 46 and his mother, Isabella F. Caswell, was 21. He married Jennie A. Troup on 11 April 1898. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1873 and Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1880. He died on 26 June 1935, in Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

George Alfred Braley
Jennie A. Troup
Marriage: 11 April 1898
Deborah Louisa Braley
George Alfred Braley
Alfred Brailey
George Brailey

Spouse & Children

11 April 1898
North Attleborough, Massachusetts


  • Deborah Louisa Braley


  • George Alfred Braley


  • Alfred Brailey


  • George Brailey


Parents & Siblings



  • Minnie Frances Braley


  • Male1870–Male

  • Male1873–1935Male

  • Charles Frederick Braley


  • Otis Franklin Braley


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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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a variant spelling of Brailey .2 French: from a diminutive of Brael, from Old French braiel, a belt knotted at the waist to hold up breeches, presumably an occupational name for a maker of such belts. There may be some connection with Breilly ( see Brallier ). This is a New England name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George A Brailey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George A Brailey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George A Brailey in household of George E Brailey, "United States Census, 1880"

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