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Hugh Brawley 1902-1947

Hugh Brawley was born on 8 April 1902 in the town of Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA. His father was James Brawley, younger brother of my great grandfather, Daniel Brawley. 167 more words

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A recruiting weekend for the underdogs: Boise State, BYU land biggest recruits

Chalk one up for the underdogs. Actually, better make that two.

In a unique spring weekend where only Miami landed a four-star recruit from among the Power 5 conferences, the two highest rated recruits actually picked western colleges Boise State and BYU. 435 more words


A Farewell Party

I have previously posted about Patrick Brawley and how he left Scotland in 1907 for a new life in America. I recently found this newspaper article published on 27 March 1907 about a farewell party held in his honour at the Cooperative Hall in Newmains. 95 more words

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Patrick Brawley 1884-1956

Patrick Brawley was born in Newmains, Lanarkshire on 22 May 1884.  His parents were James Brawley (Born about 1837)  and Sarah McLaughlan (Born about 1839).  He was the youngest of ten children and was born 27 years after his eldest sibling, John. 674 more words

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John Brawley 1857-1892

John Brawley was born on 12 June 1857 at Calderbraes, Old Monkland, Lanarkshire. He was my 2nd great uncle and the eldest child of my great, great grandparents, Sarah McLaughlin and James Brawley. 212 more words

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A Narrow Escape - Hugh Brawley and Catherine Cosgrove 

I found this newspaper article dated Monday 10 August 1953 while researching my maternal grandparents, Hugh Brawley and Catherine Cosgrove. The fact that they’d been involved in a train derailment was something I’d never heard before but it must have been pretty big news in the family at the time. 295 more words

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Matthew Brawley 1904-1977

Matthew Brawley was my maternal grandfather’s younger brother and is the only one of the 12 siblings I ever met. I don’t remember anything about him really but I do recall visiting “uncle Matt” with my mum.   89 more words

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