Marion Velta Brownfield

25 January 1891–19 June 1954 (Age 63)
Texas, United States

The Life of Marion Velta

When Marion Velta Brownfield was born on 25 January 1891, in Texas, United States, his father, Joseph Collin Brownfield II, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Hylton, was 18. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Nolan, Texas, United States for about 20 years and Justice Precinct 4, Nolan, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 19 June 1954, in Nolan, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Sweetwater, Nolan, Texas, United States.

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Joseph Collin Brownfield II
Mary Ann Hylton
Marion Velta Brownfield
Lonsford Dow Brownfield
Bessie Brownfield

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries: 1892: Nolan, Texas, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (American): Americanized form of an ornamental compound, Braunfeld, from German braun ‘brown’ + Feld ‘field’.2 English: variant of Broomfield .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marion V Brownfield in household of Mary H Brownfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marion V Brownfield in household of Mary Brownfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion T Brownfield in household of Mary A Brownfield, "United States Census, 1920"

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