Ethel L Brigman

26 June 1901–29 July 1966 (Age 65)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ethel L

When Ethel L Brigman was born on 26 June 1901, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas M. Brigman, was 24 and her mother, Delilah Webster, was 17. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Wesley Leggette Norton. She lived in Broadbay Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 July 1966, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Wesley Leggette Norton
Ethel L Brigman
Delilah Lucille Norton
Wesley Leggett Norton

Spouse and Children

    Wesley Leggette Norton





Parents and Siblings


    Delilah Webster





    Mae Brigman


    Lucy Jane Brigman


    Alexander Thomas Brigman


    Roy Mcmillan Brigman


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Bridge .2 Americanized form of German Brüggemann ( see Brueggeman ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Norton in household of Leggett Norton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel L Norton in household of W Leggett Norton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Brigman Norton in entry for Mrs Delilah Norton Vogler, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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