Samuel Enoch Bringhurst

Brief Life History of Samuel Enoch

When Samuel Enoch Bringhurst was born on 27 January 1890, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Beitler Bringhurst, was 35 and his mother, Emma Frances Tripp, was 31. He married Lenora Kemp on 9 December 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years and World for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1917. In 1935, at the age of 44, his occupation is listed as state of utah appraiser in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 31 January 1973, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Taylorsville Memorial Park Cemetery, Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Enoch Bringhurst
1890–1973
Lenora Kemp
1892–1974
Marriage: 9 December 1909
Evelyn Bringhurst
1913–2001
Lucy Bringhurst
1914–1999
Leah Bringhurst
1918–1999
Samuel John Bringhurst
1922–1990

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  • Samuel Enoch Bringhurst, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Samuel E. Bringhurst, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Samuel Enoch Bringhurst, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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1912 · The Girl Scouts

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, England, called Bringhurst. This was named in Old English with Brȳninga + hyrst ‘wooded hill’, i.e. ‘wooded hill on lands associated with someone called Brȳni’. This surname is rare in Britain.

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

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