Florrence Brandow Mac Donald

Female30 October 1893–5 June 1962

Brief Life History of Florrence Brandow

Florrence Brandow Mac Donald was born on 30 October 1893, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 5 June 1962, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68.

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Sources (8)

  • Florence Mcdonald in household of John Mcdonald, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Florence Mcdonald, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Florence Mcdonald in entry for Francis Patrick Burke and Angela Patricia Macking, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Cuong, Minh, Lien, Muoi, Thanh, Tho, Tieu, Vinh, Anh, Beo, Binh, Chau.

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 麥 (see Mai 2) and 莫 (see Mo 1).

Vietnamese (Mạc): from Chinese 莫 ‘nothing; nonexistent’; see Mo 1.

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

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