Florence Ellen Baskerville

15 March 1889–18 April 1955 (Age 66)
Sanford, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Florence Ellen

When Florence Ellen Baskerville was born on 15 March 1889, her father, John Baskeville, was 23 and her mother, Charlotte Bezzel, was 22. She married Ralph E. Bragg on 18 August 1910. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 April 1955, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sanford, York, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph E. Bragg
Florence Ellen Baskerville
Marriage: 18 August 1910
Doris E Bragg
Norma Bragg
Eva E Bragg
Florence Rose Bragg

Spouse and Children

18 August 1910


Parents and Siblings

    John Baskeville


    Charlotte Bezzel




    Beatrice M Baskerville




    Ida Rose Baskeville


    Ethel M Baskeville


World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 9

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Boscherville in Eure, France, named with Old Anglo-Norman French boschet ‘copse’, ‘thicket’ (a diminutive of Bois ) + ville ‘settlement’, ‘town’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Florence Baskebill in household of John R Baskebill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence E Bragg in household of Ralph E Bragg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence E Bragg in household of Ralph E Bragg, "United States Census, 1930"

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