John Braden

Maleabout 1858–before 1892

Brief Life History of John

John Braden was born about 1858, in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States as the son of Solomon Braden and Jane Walker. He had at least 1 son with Zenobia Gideon. He died before 1892, in Woodruff, Arkansas, United States.

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John Braden
Zenobia Gideon
James Calhoun Braden

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  • John Braden in entry for James Calhoon Braden, "Arkansas Births and Christenings, 1812-1965"

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Historical Boundaries 1851: Jackson, Arkansas, United States 1862: Woodruff, Arkansas, United States


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 10

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. The Gaelic name was sometimes translated into English as Salmon or Fisher .

English: perhaps a habitational name from Broadham, in Singleton (Sussex), named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + hamm ‘water meadow’.

English: alternatively, it may be from Braydon Forest in Wiltshire, recorded as Braden(e), Braddene, Braddon, Breden, and Bredon in the medieval period.

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

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