Thomas Earl Brimley

Brief Life History of Thomas Earl

When Thomas Earl Brimley was born on 5 May 1863, in Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Brimley, was 40 and his mother, Ann Southworth, was 41. He married Jessie Theresa Davey on 21 November 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900 and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 12 January 1932, in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Earl Brimley
1863–1932
Jessie Theresa Davey
1867–1949
Marriage: 21 November 1888
Lyle Maddox Brimley
1891–1963
Thomas Earl Brimley
1894–1903
Leonard Brimley
1897–1972
Harvey Richard Brimley
1900–1979
Heber Charles Brimley
1903–1979
Burdette Louis Brimley
1905–1977
Harold Duane Brimley
1910–2000

Sources (54)

  • Thomas Brimley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Brimley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Thomas Brimley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

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Name Meaning

habitational name, perhaps from Brimley in Devon or Brimbley in Stoke Abbott, Dorset, both named with Old English brōm ‘broom’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

variant of Bromley .

English:

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

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