Miss Janet Fyfe Braes

24 November 1893–10 November 1969 (Age 76)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Janet Fyfe

When Miss Janet Fyfe Braes was born on 24 November 1893, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Mr Scott Braes, was 25 and her mother, Miss Jessie Vallance, was 21. She married Alexander Paterson on 30 December 1921, in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 10 November 1969, in her hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Paterson
Miss Janet Fyfe Braes
Marriage: 30 December 1921
Miss Jessie Vallance Paterson
Mr Alexander Paterson

Spouse and Children

30 December 1921
Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    Mr Scott Braes


    Miss Jessie Vallance





    Miss Rachel Braes


    Mr Alexander Love


    Mr Scott Braes


    Mr Thomas Braes


World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 3

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

Age 20

The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from any of the various places in France named Buré, for example in Orne and Meurthe-et-Moselle, or from a Dutch form of the personal name Brictius.

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

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