William Franklin Brim

Brief Life History of William Franklin

When William Franklin Brim was born on 25 August 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Alexander Brim, was 49 and his mother, Anna Maria Bishop, was 30. He married Rosabelle Adelia Phippen on 7 December 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 1 June 1934, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Oakley Cemetery, Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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William Franklin Brim
Rosabelle Adelia Phippen
Marriage: 7 December 1874
Ella Irene Phippen

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  • William F Brim, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William F. Brim, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • William Franklin Brim, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1872 · The First National Park

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

English (Bedfordshire): variant of Bream .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from the first letters of Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of rabbi’ and of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name; see also Brill .

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

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