Ivol Bratcher

7 March 1939–12 December 2007 (Age 68)
Butler, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ivol

When Ivol Bratcher was born on 7 March 1939, in Butler, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Harrison Bratcher, was 40 and her mother, Myrtie Bell Lindsey, was 36. She lived in Magisterial District 4, Butler, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Morgantown, Rhea, Tennessee, United States in 2007. She died on 12 December 2007, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Satterfield Cemetery, Theta, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Woosley Jr
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World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 5

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Brach 2, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.2 Probably a partly Americanized form of Swiss German Bretscher, an occupational name for a sawyer, from Brett ‘plank’, ‘board’ + scher, a reduced form of Scherer ‘cutter’, a derivative of scheren ‘to cut’, ‘sever’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ivil Bratcher in household of William H Bratcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ivol Woosley in entry for Gustie House, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ival Woosley in entry for George Walter Bratcher Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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