Willie C. Brackney

Male28 March 1859–12 January 1902

Brief Life History of Willie C.

Willie C. Brackney was born on 28 March 1859, in United States. He married Florence Kellogg about 1884. He died on 12 January 1902, in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 42.

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Willie C. Brackney
Florence Kellogg
Marriage: about 1884

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  • Marriage
    about 1884Rome, Oneida, New York, United States
  • World Events (3)


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 4

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an altered form of North German Brackner or South German Brachner, topographic names from Middle Low German brāk, Middle High German brāch ‘fallow, uncultivated (land)’, the suffix -ner denoting an inhabitant. The surnames Brackner and Brachner are very rare in Germany, the former is virtually non-existing.

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

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