Francis A Brazil

9 April 1921–13 October 1987 (Age 66)
Mariposa, California, United States

The Life of Francis A

When Francis A Brazil was born on 9 April 1921, in Mariposa, California, United States, his father, Manuel Joseph Brazil, was 35 and his mother, Pearl Annie Waller, was 36. He died on 13 October 1987, in Sloughhouse, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Manuel Joseph Brazil
1886–1957
Pearl Annie Waller
1884–1945
George Albert Brazil
1913–1996
Francis A Brazil
1921–1987
Pearl Leota Brazil
1925–1990

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 13

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1941

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Breasail ‘descendant of Breasal’, a byname meaning ‘strife’. The accent is on the first syllable.2 Spanish and Portuguese: variant of Brasil .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Francis Brazil in household of Manuel J Brazil, "United States Census, 1930"

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