Edward Francis Brittan Sr

Male2 October 1882–18 October 1931

Brief Life History of Edward Francis

When Edward Francis Brittan Sr was born on 2 October 1882, in Corning, Adams, Iowa, United States, his father, Luther Augustus Brittan, was 31 and his mother, Olive Jane Moore, was 25. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Edna Hanna Smith. He lived in Adams, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Douglas Township, Adams, Iowa, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1901. He died on 18 October 1931, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Edward Francis Brittan Sr
Edna Hanna Smith
Edward Francis Brittan Jr
Elizabeth R Brittan

Sources (14)

  • Edward F Brittain in household of Stonewall Woody, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Francis Brittan, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Edward F Brittan, "Montana, Military Records, 1904-1918"

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World Events (8)

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 2

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Brittain .

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

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