Henry Michael Braehler Sr.

20 April 1896–7 May 1969 (Age 73)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Henry Michael

When Henry Michael Braehler Sr. was born on 20 April 1896, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Louis Brahler, was 33 and his mother, Yohanna Marie Brinkman, was 25. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Catherine Voilet Cavanaugh. He died on 7 May 1969, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Henry Michael Braehler Sr.
1896–1969
Catherine Voilet Cavanaugh
1903–1976
Henry Michael, Jr. Brahler
1924–
Cecelia Marie Brahler
1927–
Johanna Brahler
1928–
Thomas Brahler
1930–
Jesse L. Brahler
1932–2003

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Henry Michael, Jr. Brahler

    Male1924–Male

    Cecelia Marie Brahler

    Female1927–Female

    Johanna Brahler

    Female1928–Female

    Thomas Brahler

    Male1930–Male

    Jesse L. Brahler

    Male1932–2003Male

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Brahler

    Male1863–Male

    Yohanna Marie Brinkman

    Female1870–1934Female

siblings

(8)

    Matilda Brahler

    Female1891–Female

    Carrie Brahler

    Female1892–Female

    Male1896–1969Male

    Louis Charles Brahler

    Male1898–1953Male

    Raymond Brahler

    Male1900–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a boaster, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German prālen ‘to swagger’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Brahler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Brahler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Brahler in household of Louis Brahler, "United States Census, 1910"

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