Percival F Bricker

Male18 February 1863–27 September 1889

Brief Life History of Percival F

When Percival F Bricker was born on 18 February 1863, his father, Henry Francis Bricker, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth C Familton, was 25. He married Katherine Roberts on 27 March 1888, in Sac, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and De Witt, Clinton, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. He died on 27 September 1889, at the age of 26, and was buried in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa, United States.

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Percival F Bricker
Katherine E. Reinhart
Henry Johnson Bricker
Percy Roberts Bricker

Sources (5)

  • Percival Bricker in household of Henry Bricker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Percy F Bricker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Percy F Bricker in entry for Percy R Bricker, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 4

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.

1872 · The First National Park

Age 9

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Brücker (see Brucker ) or Brügger (see Bruegger ).

Americanized form of German Brücher (see Brucher ).

English: habitational name from Brickworth in Whiteparish, Wiltshire, recorded as Bricore and Brikore in 1268. The placename consists of an uncertain first element + Old English ōra ‘slope, ridge’.

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

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