Sophia Phoebe Braden (1873 - 1943)

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Brighton, Australia

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Brighton, Australia

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Family

Father: Garfield John Braden
Mother: Sophia Shultz Winter Braden

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Phoebe

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Robert E Braden

Robert E Braden

Braden Family

Braden Family

Sidney Braden, school boy

Sidney Braden, school boy

School, children named, 1 AA or biracial girl

School, children named, 1 AA or biracial girl

Euphemia Jackson Braden

Euphemia Jackson Braden

Euphemia Jackson Braden

Euphemia Jackson Braden

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1873 - In the year that Sophia Phoebe Braden was born, on March 3rd, the U.S. Congress enacted the Comstock Law. The law made it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" material through the U.S. mail. This included erotica, contraceptives, sex toys, abortifacients, information about these items, and "personal letters alluding to any sexual content or information".

1886 - Sophia was only 13 years old when on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

1893 - At the age of 20 years old, Sophia was alive when on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

1942 - She was 69 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

1943 - In the year of Sophia Phoebe Braden's passing, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

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Sophia Phoebe Braden passed away in 1943 in Brighton, Australia at 70 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Sophia. She was born in 1873. She was born to Garfield John Braden and Sophia Shultz Winter Braden, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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