Constantine S. Brinton

27 August 1827–18 May 1895 (Age 67)
Greencastle, Greencastle Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Constantine S.

When Constantine S. Brinton was born on 27 August 1827, in Greencastle, Greencastle Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Brinton, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth VanDyke, was 23. He married Patsy Jane Gilmore on 27 September 1849, in Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 18 May 1895, in Agency, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Agency, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Constantine S. Brinton
Patsy Jane Gilmore
Marriage: 27 September 1849
Henry Brinton
Robert B Brinton
Thomas Brinton
Parthenia Brinton
Eliza Adaline Brinton
Benjamin Franklin Brinton
Emily J. Brinton
Jefferson Davis Brinton

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World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library
Age 2
The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 3
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
Age 19
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Brinton in Norfolk, named in Old English as Brȳningtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with (-ing-) Brȳni’ (a personal name based on Old English bryne ‘fire’, ‘flame’), or from any of various other places with names of the same origin, such as Brineton in Staffordshire, Brimpton in Berkshire, Brenton in Devon, Brington in Cambridgeshire or (Great and Little) Brington in Northamptonshire.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Constantin Brinton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Constanteno Brinton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Constantine Brinton, "United States Census, 1860"

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