Emmett William Bradshaw

2 October 1892–21 November 1969 (Age 77)
Bradley, Jackson, Illinois Territory, United States

The Life of Emmett William

When Emmett William Bradshaw was born on 2 October 1892, in Bradley, Jackson, Illinois Territory, United States, his father, William Bradshaw, was 41 and his mother, Julia John Chartrand, was 37. He married Elizabeth P. Brandhorst on 28 May 1917, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States. He lived in Ava, Bradley Township, Jackson, Illinois Territory, United States in 1900 and Bradley Township, Jackson, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 21 November 1969, in Jackson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Bradley Township, Jackson, Illinois, United States.

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Emmett William Bradshaw
Elizabeth P. Brandhorst
Marriage: 28 May 1917

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28 May 1917
Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places called Bradshaw, for example in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + sceaga ‘thicket’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emmet W Bradshaw in household of William Bradshaw, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emmett Bradshaw, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Emmett Bradshaw, "United States Census, 1930"

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