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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Edward Brain
Susannah Stinchourt Martin
Esther Brain
Elisabeth Jane Brain
Markie Brain Hooper
Mary Brain
Frances Brain
Franklin John Brain
Frank Brain

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World Events (8)

Age 9
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
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.

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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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