Mark Joseph Brockbank

18 July 1912–17 August 1982 (Age 70)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Mark Joseph

When Mark Joseph Brockbank was born on 18 July 1912, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Archibald Brockbank, was 25 and his mother, Fern Wilhelmina Lewis, was 24. He married Helen Cook on 4 June 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Petaluma, Sonoma, California, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1941. In 1958, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as medical doctor and surgeon in Petaluma, Sonoma, California, United States. He died on 17 August 1982, in Two Rock, Sonoma, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mark Joseph Brockbank
Helen Cook
Marriage: 4 June 1935

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1935Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
    Age 1
    At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
    Age 19
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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

    Mark Joseph Brockbank (18 July 1912 – 17 August 1982)

    Mark attended elementary and high school in Spanish Fork. In June 1935, he was graduated from Brigham Young University. During his youth he was outstanding in Scout activities having represented Utah …

    Sources (31)

    • Mark Joseph Brockbank, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Mark Joseph Brockbank in household of Joseph Archibald Brockbank, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mark Joseph Brockbank, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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