Thomas Brigham Wrigley

7 July 1847–11 December 1858 (Age 11)
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Brigham

When Thomas Brigham Wrigley was born on 7 July 1847, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Wrigley, was 31 and his mother, Grace Mary Wilkinson, was 27. He died on 11 December 1858, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wrigley
1816–1873
Grace Mary Wilkinson
1819–1906
John Wrigley
1838–1892
Joseph Wrigley
1840–1911
Grace Mary Wrigley
1842–1930
Priscilla Wrigley
1845–1846
Thomas Brigham Wrigley
1847–1858
Eliza Hannah Wrigley
1849–1851
Alonza Lina Wrigley
1851–1865
Luren Lacoran Wrigley
1854–1903
Clara Ann Wrigley
1856–1928

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World Events (2)

1850
Age 3
Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
Age 10
The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Wrigley Head near Salford (Lancashire), the second element of which is presumably Old English lēah ‘wood, woodland clearing’; the first may be a personal name or topographic term from Old English wrigian ‘to strive, to bend or turn’.

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

Possible Related Names

Rigley

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BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS BRIGHAM WRIGLEY

Thomas Brigham Wrigley was born on 7 July 1847 in St. Louis, St. Louis,Missouri to Thomas and Grace Mary Wilkinson Wrigley. He was the fifth of nine children, four girls and five body. The first three …

Sources (5)

  • Thomas P Wringley in household of Thomas Wrigley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas R Wrigley in household of Thomas Wrigley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Brigham Wrigley - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Thomas Brigham Wrigley

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