Walter Fenton Brimhall

Male16 July 1871–2 July 1955

Brief Life History of Walter Fenton

When Walter Fenton Brimhall was born on 16 July 1871, in Millington, Kendall, Illinois, United States, his father, Horace Johnson Brimhall Jr, was 27 and his mother, Allena Jenny Lawbaugh, was 19. He married Nellie May Miller on 25 June 1895, in Melbourne, Marshall, Iowa, United States. He lived in Marshall Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1925 and State Center Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1950. He died on 2 July 1955, in State Center, Marshall, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, State Center Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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Walter Fenton Brimhall
Nellie May Miller
Marriage: 25 June 1895

Sources (16)

  • Walter F Brimhall, "United States 1950 Census"
  • W. F. Brimhall, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Walter F Brimhall, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1895Melbourne, Marshall, Iowa, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1883: Kendall, Illinois, United States

    1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

    Age 22

    Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bramhall .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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