Winfred Leo Brown

17 June 1911–26 September 1996 (Age 85)
Warren, Virginia, United States

The Life of Winfred Leo

When Winfred Leo Brown was born on 17 June 1911, in Warren, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Brown, was 23 and his mother, Lucinda Mansfield, was 27. He married Sarah Roy on 27 June 1931, in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States. He died on 26 September 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Winfred Leo Brown
1911–1996
Sarah Roy
1926–
Marriage: 27 June 1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 June 1931
Rappahannock, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Brown

    Male1887–Male

    Lucinda Mansfield

    Female1884–Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1911–1996Male

    Virginia M Brown

    Female1914–2010Female

    Winfred Leo Brown

    Male1915–Male

    Raymond B Brown

    Male1916–Male

    James William Brown

    Male1920–2009Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 6

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Winifred L Brown in household of Robert Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Winfred Brown in entry for Mr James William Brown, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Winfred L. Brown, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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