Mary Alice Brantley

12 April 1937–6 October 2009 (Age 72)
Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Brantley was born on 12 April 1937, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, her father, Carl Kirby Brantley, was 42 and her mother, Pearl Mae Shults, was 38. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with William Allen Day Jr. She died on 6 October 2009, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Allen Day Jr
Mary Alice Brantley
Christy Ann Day
William Allen Day III

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    Baby Boy Brantley


    Jane Louise Brantley


    Luella L Brantley



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 12

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 19

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Brändle and Brändli (also Brändly), topographic names for someone who lived near a place where there had been a forest fire or in an area of town that had been burned down.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary A Brantley in household of Carl K Brantley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Baby Brantley, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Mary Brantley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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