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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Edward Gibbs Braislin
Doris Orlenda Tuttle
Marriage: 14 October 1924
Berenice Rachel Braislin
Gibbs Braislin
Joyce T. Braislin
Edith J Braislin

Spouse and Children

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


    Berenice Rachel Braislin


    Gibbs Braislin


    Joyce T. Braislin


    Edith J Braislin


Parents and Siblings

    Seth Gibbs Braislin





    James Pyke Braislin



    Helen T Braislin


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.

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.

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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