Zelma Brown (1911 - 1976)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Zelma Brown’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Zelma so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Zelma’s biography.

Zelma Brown Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Zelma Brown and her immediate Brown family. Add to Zelma Brown's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Zelma.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Zelma Brown? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Zelma finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Zelma attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Zelma did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Zelma Brown is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Zelma's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Zelma's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Zelma a religious woman? Add Zelma’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Zelma during various points of her life.

Timeline

1911 - In the year that Zelma Brown was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

1913 - By the time she was just 2 years old, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1948 - Zelma was 37 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1963 - When she was 52 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1976 - In the year of Zelma Brown's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

Zelma Brown Family Tree

Who was Zelma’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Zelma’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Zelma's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Zelma Brown
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Zelma's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Zelma Brown is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Zelma Brown passed away in January 1976 at 65 years old. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on January 1, 1911. We have no information about Zelma's family. We know that Zelma Brown had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Zelma Brown? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Zelma is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Zelma Brown

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources