Thomas Henry Brackett

15 June 1873–18 March 1953 (Age 79)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Brackett was born on 15 June 1873, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, his father, Stevenson "Stephen" Henegar Brackett, was 25 and his mother, Eliza Jane Brackett - Brackett, was 27. He married Amanda A. Siler - Brackett on 17 June 1910, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. He died on 18 March 1953, in Sweetwater, Monroe, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Laurel Bluff, Roane, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Brackett
Amanda A. Siler - Brackett
Marriage: 17 June 1910

Spouse and Children

17 June 1910
Roane, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Stevenson "Stephen" Henegar Brackett


    Eliza Jane Brackett - Brackett




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 5

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French brachet, denoting a type of hound. The word was also used as a term of abuse.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas H Brackett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas H Brackett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry T Brackett, "United States Census, 1940"

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