Alice Brechon

12 February 1906–October 1985 (Age 79)
Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Brechon was born on 12 February 1906, in Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States, her father, Jules Peter Brechon, was 43 and her mother, Margaret Agnes Ulrich, was 36. She married James William O'Brien on 13 October 1937, in Walton, Lee, Illinois, United States. She lived in Dixon Township, Lee, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died in October 1985, in Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon, Lee, Illinois, United States.

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James William O'Brien
Alice Brechon
Marriage: 13 October 1937

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1937Walton, Lee, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 1
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 4
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    Age 21
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English (North Yorkshire): possibly a habitational name from Breckon Howe in Goathland (North Yorkshire), or from Bracken in Kilnwick (East Yorkshire ).

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

    Sources (2)

    • Alice Brechon in household of John P Brechon, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Alice Brechon in household of Jule Brechon, "United States Census, 1920"

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