Frederick Brackett

1816–1896 (Age 80)
Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Frederick

When Frederick Brackett was born on 4 March 1816, in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Nathaniel Brackett, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Lewis, was 43. He married Mary P. Knight on 2 June 1840, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1814. He died on 20 September 1896, at the age of 80, and was buried in Otisfield, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Frederick Brackett
Mary P. Knight
Marriage: 2 June 1840
Mary Isabell Brackett

Spouse & Children

2 June 1840
Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 4

Maine is the 23rd state.
1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 22

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."

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)

  • Frederick Brackett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fredrick Brackett in entry for <Unknown> and <Unknown>, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Frederick Brackett in entry for Isabell Brackett, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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