Franklin Stevenson Bramwell

Male8 June 1859–25 September 1926

Brief Life History of Franklin Stevenson

When Franklin Stevenson Bramwell was born on 8 June 1859, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Walter Bramwell Sr, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Stevenson, was 36. He married Emily Neal Egginson on 16 December 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1910 and Oregon, United States in 1926. He died on 25 September 1926, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Masonic Cemetery, La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Stevenson Bramwell
Emily Neal Egginson
Marriage: 16 December 1880
Franklin Charles Bramwell
Lester Henry Bramwell
Ellen Amelia Bramwell
Irving Myron Bramwell
LaRetta Martha Ann Harriett Bramwell
Arthur Lovell Bramwell
Gladis Ruby Bramwell

Sources (41)

  • Franklin S Bramwellf, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Franklin Stevenson Bramwell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Unknown in entry for Lester H Brimwell, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries - 1861: Baker, Oregon, United States; 1864: Union, Oregon, United States


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 22

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire):

    habitational name from Bramhall in Cheshire, with hypercorrect substitution of -well in the final syllable.

    possibly also a habitational name from Bramwell in Somerset, but the evidence of the geographical distribution in England makes this origin unlikely.

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Out of the Past

    We arrived in Seattle October 8, 1901. Such a winter--I was cold all the time. There were no Saints here, so I wrote Elder George Parkinson, our Mission President in Portland, but he had left and it w …

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