James William Park Brockbank

12 December 1874–22 January 1962 (Age 87)
Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James William Park

When James William Park Brockbank was born on 12 December 1874, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Isaac Brockbank Junior, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ann Park, was 31. He married Sarah Boyes Andrus on 25 May 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 1, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1895. He died on 22 January 1962, in Sierra Madre, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Park Brockbank
Sarah Boyes Andrus
Marriage: 25 May 1898
Florence Brockbank
Mary Brockbank
William Rulon Brockbank
Byron Andrus Brockbank
Elena Fern Brockbank
Sarah Verlyn Brockbank

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1898Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1876: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 24
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English brok(e) ‘stream, brook’ + bank(e) ‘ridge, slope, bank’, for someone who lived by the bank of a brook. The name may have been confused with Brocklebank .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Isaac Brockbank Jr.

    Isaac Brockbank Jr. (1837-1927) was born on 13 Jul 1837 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England, and died on 4 Mar 1927 in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, USA. He is the son of Isaac Brockbank Sr. and Elizabeth …

    Sources (37)

    • James William Brockbank (22 January 1962) "Index to Deaths List", "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William Broadbank in household of Mary Broadbank, "United States Census, 1880"
    • J W Brockbank in entry for Woodruff Hale Medley and Florence Brockbank, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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