Franklin John Brain

15 August 1851–4 August 1914 (Age 62)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Franklin John

When Franklin John Brain was born on 15 August 1851, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Edward Brain, was 30 and his mother, Susannah Stinchourt Martin, was 29. He died on 4 August 1914, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Brain
1821–1890
Susannah Stinchourt Martin
1821–1908
Esther Brain
1841–1847
Elisabeth Jane Brain
1843–1922
Brain
1849–1849
Markie Brain Hooper
1853–
Mary Brain
1844–1933
Frances Brain
1847–1849
Franklin John Brain
1851–1914
Frank Brain
1852–

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World Events (8)

1860
Age 9
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863
Age 12
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 17
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: apparently a nickname from Middle English brain ‘brain, mind’, probably short for brainwod ‘mad in the mind, furious’. Compare Brainard .Irish (Down) and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Irish Mac an Bhreitheamhan, Scottish Gaelic Mac a' Bhreitheamhan ‘son of the judge’, from breitheamh ‘judge’. Compare Braham 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Braham
Brainard
Braine
Brew
Breheny

Sources (10)

  • Franklin J Brain, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Franklin Brain, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Franklin J. Brain, "Find A Grave Index"

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