Walter D Brafford

28 April 1893–1 February 1974 (Age 80)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Walter D

When Walter D Brafford was born on 28 April 1893, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, his father, Alfred E. Brafford, was 34 and his mother, Ellen Trosper, was 32. He married Edna Matilda Taylor on 12 September 1918, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 6, Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 1 February 1974, in Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Corbin, Whitley, Kentucky, United States.

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Walter D Brafford
Edna Matilda Taylor
Marriage: 12 September 1918
Jack Taylor Brafford
Mary Dee Brafford
Walter George Brafford
James Edward Brafford

Spouse and Children

12 September 1918
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States


    Jack Taylor Brafford


    Mary Dee Brafford


    Walter George Brafford



Parents and Siblings

    Alfred E. Brafford


    Ellen Trosper




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1900: Whitley, Kentucky, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bradford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dee Brafford in household of Alford Brafford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • W D Brifford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter D Broffard, "United States Census, 1920"

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