Edgar F. Braun

1 March 1913–18 March 2003 (Age 90)
Tell City, Perry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Edgar F.

When Edgar F. Braun was born on 1 March 1913, in Tell City, Perry, Indiana, United States, his father, Charles Elmer Braun, was 21 and his mother, Catherine R Olberding, was 22. He married Marguerite E. Gerber on 5 February 1933, in Tell City, Perry, Indiana, United States. He lived in Cannelton, Troy Township, Perry, Indiana Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 18 March 2003, in Tell City, Perry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Cannelton, Perry, Indiana, United States.

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Edgar F. Braun
Marguerite E. Gerber
Marriage: 5 February 1933

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    Marguerite E. Gerber


5 February 1933
Tell City, Perry, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 13

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German braun ‘brown’ (Middle High German brūn), referring to the color of the hair, complexion, or clothing, or from the personal name Bruno, which was borne by the Dukes of Saxony, among others, from the 10th century or before. It was also the name of several medieval German and Italian saints, including St. Bruno, the founder of the Carthusian order ( 1030–1101 ), who was born in Cologne.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edgar Braun, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edgar F Braun in household of Charles E Braun, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgar Braun in household of Charles Braun, "United States Census, 1920"

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