James Oscar Brown

14 May 1932–18 May 2013 (Age 81)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of James Oscar

When James Oscar Brown was born on 14 May 1932, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Walter Lundy Brown, was 33 and his mother, Lucy A. Scruggs, was 30. He married Virginia Nadine Lewis on 1 July 1955, in Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States. He lived in Tunstall District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 18 May 2013, in Wilson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81.

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James Oscar Brown
1932–2013
Virginia Nadine Lewis
1938–2020
Marriage: 1 July 1955

Spouse and Children

    Male1932–2013Male

    Virginia Nadine Lewis

    Female1938–2020Female

MARRIAGE
1 July 1955
Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 9

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar Brown in household of Walter Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Oscar Brown, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • James Oscar Brown, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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