Joseph Brockbank

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Brockbank was born on 15 September 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Isaac Brockbank Sr, was 54 and his mother, Sarah Brown, was 41. He married Emma Jane McKell on 17 December 1885, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States for about 70 years. He died on 4 March 1941, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Brockbank
Emma Jane McKell
Marriage: 17 December 1885
Joseph Archibald Brockbank
Emma Elizabeth Brockbank
John Ross Brockbank
Robert Isaac Brockbank
Austin McKell Brockbank
Allen Grant Brockbank
Mary Lucille Brockbank

Sources (33)

  • B*****, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Brockbank, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Joseph Brockbank in entry for Joseph Archibald Brockbank, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

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1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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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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SARAH BROWN BROCKBANK: “Women of Faith & Fortitude”

Birth: 29 Nov 1819, Harefield, Middlesex, England Death: 2 Apr 1888, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah Parents: William Brown & Sarah Ford Pioneer: 3 Sep 1852, Abraham O. Smoot Company Wagon Train Spouse: Isaa …

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