Edith Bragger

12 August 1908–17 June 1995 (Age 86)
Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Edith

When Edith Bragger was born on 12 August 1908, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, her father, Edgar John Bragger, was 28 and her mother, Ada Mervelda Atkinson, was 34. She married Samuel Jackson Marshall on 17 March 1942, in Nutley, Essex, New Jersey, United States. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 17 June 1995, at the age of 86.

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Samuel Jackson Marshall
Edith Bragger
Marriage: 17 March 1942

Spouse and Children

17 March 1942
Nutley, Essex, New Jersey, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 3

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German (also Bräger): habitational name for someone from any of several places called Bräg in Germany and Switzerland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith I Bragger in household of Edgar J Bragger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith L Bragger in household of John E Bragger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith Bragger in household of John Bragger, "United States Census, 1940"

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