John William Brasher

10 December 1868–14 May 1941 (Age 72)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Brasher was born on 10 December 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Leasil Brasher, was 25 and his mother, Eliza Cheshire, was 19. He married Mary Elvira Gillespie on 10 April 1895, in Emery, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in World in 1935 and Huntington Election Precinct, Emery, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 14 May 1941, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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John William Brasher
Mary Elvira Gillespie
Marriage: 10 April 1895
Guy Brasher
Elfie Hope Brasher
Kenneth John Brasher
Flora Eliza Brasher
Reuben Mark Brasher
William Reed Brasher
Fawn Brasher
Fay Brasher
Clarence Brasher
Clara Brasher
Tempie Brasher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1895Emery, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1870 · Giving all the right to vote
    Age 2
    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 22
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a brewer, from Anglo-Norman French braceour, brasseour ‘brewer’ (from Late Latin braciare, a derivative of braces ‘malt’, of Gaulish origin).English: variant of Brazier .Variant of Brashear , a surname of French origin, cognate with 1 above.

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

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    John William Brasher - Mission Call

    Early Mormon Missionaries Missionary Department missionary registers, 1860-1959, Vol. 4, p. 101, line 4. John William Brasher Gender Male Birth date, place 10 December 1868, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake …

    Sources (57)

    • John William Brasher in entry for Reuben Mark Brasher, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John William Brasher, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • John W in entry for Reuben Mark Brasher and Vera Elizabeth Harrigal, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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