Ida Brown

7 August 1897–8 February 1980 (Age 82)
Texas, United States

The Life of Ida

When Ida Brown was born on 7 August 1897, in Texas, United States, her father, George Brown, was 34 and her mother, Leanna Day, was 29. She died on 8 February 1980, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

George Brown
1863–
Leanna Day
1868–
Ida Brown
1897–1980

Parents and Siblings

    George Brown

    Male1863–Male

    Leanna Day

    Female1868–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

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.

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