Sarah Rilla Braswell

Brief Life History of Sarah Rilla

When Sarah Rilla Braswell was born on 13 January 1919, in Monroe, Union, North Carolina, United States, her father, Charles Maylon Braswell, was 48 and her mother, Ila Jane Mills, was 29. She lived in Wadesboro, Anson, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and North Carolina, United States in 1986. She died on 22 May 1986, at the age of 67, and was buried in North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Maylon Braswell
1870–1931
Ila Jane Mills
1889–1941
Lola Lucinda Braswell
1905–1982
Boyce Braswell
Charles Alexander Braswell
1908–1959
Annie Jane Braswell
1909–1993
Bertie Elizabeth Braswell
1910–1987
Mary Nellie Braswell
1912–1983
Walter Benjamin Braswell
1913–1990
Floyd William Braswell Sr
1914–1988
Grace Angeline Braswell
1916–1996
Ona Mae Braswell
1917–2001
Sarah Rilla Braswell
1919–1986
Emma Letha Braswell
1920–1974
Raymond Dewitt Braswell
1924–1984

Sources (3)

  • Rella Braswell in household of Maylon Jacob Braswell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rilla Sarah Blackwell, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"
  • Rilla Braswell in household of Charlie M Braswell, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1920

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1920 · Women Get the Vote

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): altered form of Bracewell . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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