Pearl Francis Browning

18 May 1895–21 June 1963 (Age 68)
Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Pearl Francis

When Pearl Francis Browning was born on 18 May 1895, in Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States, her father, William Sherman Browning, was 27 and her mother, Minnie Elizabeth Laswell, was 19. She married William Henry Harrison Simmons on 17 March 1910, in Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Olive, Creek, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Tiger Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 21 June 1963, in San Manuel, Pinal, Arizona, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Harrison Simmons
Pearl Francis Browning
Marriage: 17 March 1910
Thomas S Simmons
Jesse H Simmons
Hattie Simmons
Lenora J Simmons
John Millard Simmons
William Willard “Bill” Simmons
Juanita Lorene Simmons
Daniel Wilson “Dock” Simmons
Humphrey Simmons
L A Simmons
Mary Lou Simmons
Connie George Simmons
Flossie Louise “Flocey” Simmons

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  • Marriage
    17 March 1910Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 12
    Oklahoma is the 46th state.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 18
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 16084;2007: 32914; 2010: 43329)English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Brouning (Old English Brūning), a derivative of the byname Brūn (see Brown ).History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. William Browning was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Pearl Francis Browning - Published information: Obituary: birth: 18 May 1895; Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
    • Pearl Simmons in household of W M Simmons, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Browning in entry for Flossie Louise Andrighetto, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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