Henry Foster Brant

Male11 August 1858–20 October 1940

Brief Life History of Henry Foster

When Henry Foster Brant was born on 11 August 1858, in Ligonier, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Brant, was 44 and his mother, Matilda Amey, was 26. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Lavina Rhodes. He lived in Unity Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Tyrone Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 20 October 1940, in Everson, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Scottdale, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Henry Foster Brant
Lavina Rhodes
Joseph Brant
David Brant
Joseph Brant
David Brant
Wilbert H Brandt
Mary Lena Brant
Emma I Brant
Charles Wiley Brant
Lillian B Brant

Sources (8)

  • Henry Brand in household of Josy D Brand, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry F Brant, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henry F. Braut in entry for Ira V. Fazenbaker and Mary Leua Braut, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 5

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English, German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Dutch: variant of Brand .

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

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