George Ellison Braley

1 January 1874–7 November 1953 (Age 79)
Lingo, Macon, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Ellison

When George Ellison Braley was born on 1 January 1874, in Lingo, Macon, Missouri, United States, his father, John Wesley Braley, was 23 and his mother, Rachel Ann Lunday, was 23. He married Ida Mae Roach on 19 May 1897, in Hiawatha, Brown, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Mission Township, Brown, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Horton, Brown, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 November 1953, in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States.

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George Ellison Braley
Ida Mae Roach
Marriage: 19 May 1897
Anna Meldena Braley
Maytele Braley

Spouse and Children

19 May 1897
Hiawatha, Brown, Kansas, United States


    Anna Meldena Braley


    Maytele Braley


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 3

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a variant spelling of Brailey .2 French: from a diminutive of Brael, from Old French braiel, a belt knotted at the waist to hold up breeches, presumably an occupational name for a maker of such belts. There may be some connection with Breilly ( see Brallier ). This is a New England name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George E Braley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George * Brailey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Braley, "United States Census, 1920"

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