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 Mike Bracken, Sr

Mike Bracken, Sr

Birth
Austria
Death Sep 1935 (aged 48)
Homer City, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 61603569 · View Source
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Mike Brehun, Sr. became Mike Bracken, Sr. after moving to the USA.

Was a blacksmith in Europe and in PA- "made my Mother's wedding ring" from Katherine Bracken Sipos

1920 US Census- Fourteenth Census of The United States

Home in 1920: Roberts Addition, Homer City, Center Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Name: Mike Backin [Mike Brekin]
Age: 35 years
Estimated Birth: about 1885
Birthplace: Russia; Poland
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Mary
Father's Birth Place: Russia; Poland
Mother's Birth Place: Russia; Poland
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Year of Immigration: 1910
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Occupation: Blacksmith working for a Coal Mine
Household Members: Age:
Mike Backin 35
Mary Backin 30
Mike Backin 9
Annie Backin 7
Mary Backin 5
Katherine Backin 2
Helen Backin 0 (means less than a year)

1930 US Census- not located to date, 5 March 2010

Note: according to Katherine Sipos, the family name has been changed many times. In Austria the family name was Brehun and eventually officially became Bracken in the US. Other name changes were Brehun, Brekin and Backin.

Note: according to Katherine Sipos, the family immigrated to the US from Austria. Sometimes the area was called Russia; Poland also the Ukraine and Galicia, Ukraine. Many times the boarders changed due to wars. This area is also known as Central Europe and now, Poland appears to be in this area.

Mike and Mary were married in Austria and then he traveled to the US first. Mary followed during the same year, 1910, according to the 1920 US Census.

Parents:
Michael Brehun
Anna Buchok Brehun

Siblings:
Eva
Magdalena
Mary
Rose
Peter
Anthony
John
Catherine

Spouse: Mary Cutler (in Austria was Kotliar)

Children were:
Mike Jr.
Anna
Mary
Katherine
Helen
John
Pauline
Dorothy
Julia


Family Members

Spouse

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  • Created by: Pardee
  • Added: 14 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61603569
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mike Bracken, Sr (22 Nov 1886–Sep 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61603569, citing Saint Bernard's Cemetery, Indiana, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Pardee (contributor 47180104) .