John Parley Brown

15 November 1905–12 June 1988 (Age 82)
Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Parley

When John Parley Brown was born on 15 November 1905, in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States, his father, William James Brown, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ella Birch, was 32. He married Vera Bisel on 24 February 1930, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and World in 1935. He died on 12 June 1988, in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hoytsville Cemetery, Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Parley Brown
1905–1988
Vera Bisel
1910–1996
Marriage: 24 February 1930
Pauline Brown
1931–1983
Margene Brown
1932–2007
Gladys Louise Brown
1934–2017
Sherman Bisel Brown
1939–2012

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1930Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot
    Age 3
    Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
    1927
    Age 22
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old French, Middle English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname (Middle English personal name Brun, Broun, ancient Germanic Bruno, Old English Brūn, or possibly Old Norse Brúnn or Brúni). Brun- was also an ancient Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn (see below). Brown (including in the senses below) is the fourth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below).Irish and Scottish: adopted for Ó Duinn (see Dunn ) or for any of the many Irish and Scottish Gaelic names containing the element donn ‘brown-haired’ (also meaning ‘chieftain’), for example Donahue .Irish: phonetic Anglicization of Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh; see Breheny .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dunn
    Brunson
    Browning
    Browne
    Burnett
    Erjavec
    Borron
    Broun

    Story Highlight

    a short history of Pauline B Crittenden

    PAULINE BROWN CRITTENDEN January 25, 1931 – February 18, 1983 Short history written by DeAnn C. Witt Pauline Brown the first child and daughter of John Parley and Vera Bisel Brown. She was born …

    Sources (51)

    • John Parley Brown, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John P Brown, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Parley Brown, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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