Brigham Meikle Blackhurst

5 October 1862–21 June 1909 (Age 46)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Brigham Meikle

When Brigham Meikle Blackhurst was born on 5 October 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Blackhurst, was 55 and his mother, Isabella Meikle, was 25. He married Martha Ann Douglass on 21 October 1896, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Diamond, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 21 June 1909, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Brigham Meikle Blackhurst
Martha Ann Douglass
Marriage: 21 October 1896
Brigham Douglas Blackhurst
Gordon Winton Blackhurst
LeRoy Blackhurst
Thelma Blackhurst

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  • Marriage
    21 October 1896Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 1
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 13
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Blackhurst (in Cheshire, Shropshire, Kent) or Blackhurst Farm (Cheshire), derived from Old English blæc ‘black, dark’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’. Alternatively, it may be a topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) black wooded hill’, with the same etymology.

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

    Sources (21)

    • Brigham Blackherst in entry for Blackherst, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Brigham Blackhurst in household of Ellen Mc Lelland, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Brigham M Blackhurst, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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