Edward Gibbs Braislin

1 May 1895–19 April 1964 (Age 68)
Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Edward Gibbs

When Edward Gibbs Braislin was born on 1 May 1895, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Seth Gibbs Braislin, was 44 and his mother, Edith R Follansbee, was 16. He married Doris Orlenda Tuttle on 14 October 1924, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Burlington, Burlington, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years and Haddonfield, Camden, New Jersey, United States in 1930. He died on 19 April 1964, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Gibbs Braislin
1895–1964
Doris Orlenda Tuttle
1894–1952
Marriage: 14 October 1924
Berenice Rachel Braislin
1926–1997
Gibbs Braislin
1928–1989
Joyce T. Braislin
1929–
Edith J Braislin
1931–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1924
Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States
children

(4)

    Berenice Rachel Braislin

    Female1926–1997Female

    Gibbs Braislin

    Male1928–1989Male

    Joyce T. Braislin

    Female1929–Female

    Edith J Braislin

    Female1931–1989Female

Parents and Siblings

    Seth Gibbs Braislin

    Male1850–1936Male

    Female1878–1960Female

siblings

(3)

    James Pyke Braislin

    Male1887–1928Male

    Male1895–1964Male

    Helen T Braislin

    Female1898–Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1903

Age 8

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.
1916

Age 21

"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

Name Meaning

1 Variant of Irish Breslin .2 Altered spelling of Swiss and South German Brüstlin, from a diminutive of Middle High German brust ‘chest’, ‘breast’ ( see Brust ).3 Americanized form of South German Brüslin, a nickname for a poor person, from an old dialect word Brüslin ‘crumb’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward G Braislin in household of Gibbs Braislin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward G Braislin in household of Gibbon B Braislin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward G Braislin, "United States Census, 1940"

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