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John "Jack" Bracken
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Birth: 1817, Ireland
Death: Jul. 24, 1882
Iowa Hill
Placer County
California, USA

Died at age 65 from suicide. He was a miner.

Obituary below to the contrary, it appears his name was Bracken, not Bracket, based on voter registration and census records. Thee was also a Brackett, but he is buried in Colfax.

Placer Argus, Auburn, 8-5-1882
An old man named Jack Brackett, who had resided for many years near Rice's Bridge on the North Fork, committed suicide by cutting his throat with a razor in Pat Sloan's cabin near Monona Flat on the 24th ult. The cause of the act was lack of work. He is said to have been without food for some days before his death. 
Iowa Hill Divide
Iowa Hill
Placer County
California, USA
Created by: iowahillgal
Record added: Jul 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114141858


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