Maxine Elizabeth Broad

19 August 1927–16 May 2015 (Age 87)
Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life of Maxine Elizabeth

When Maxine Elizabeth Broad was born on 19 August 1927, in Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine, United States, her father, Winfield Kingman Broad, was 27 and her mother, Esther Mae Amsden, was 19. She lived in Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1940. She died on 16 May 2015, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Readfield Corner Cemetery, Readfield, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Winfield Kingman Broad
Esther Mae Amsden
Maxine Elizabeth Broad
Muriel M Broad
Hazel Broad
Dorothy Marilyn Broad

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World Events (8)

1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

Age 1

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.
1945 · German U-Boats Surrender at Portsmouth

Age 18

Starting on May 15, 1945, four German U-Boats surrendered at Portsmouth, New Hampshire after being captured by Allied forces.

Age 23

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a stout or fat person, from Middle English brode. 2. from the Old English personal name Brāda (from brād ‘broad’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maxine Broad in household of Winfield Broad, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maxine E Broad in household of Winfield Broad, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maxine Broad Libby, "Find A Grave Index"

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