Thomas Earl Brimley

5 May 1863–12 January 1932 (Age 68)
Leyland, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary 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 Salt Lake, 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
Jessie Theresa Davey
Marriage: 21 November 1888
Lyle Maddox Brimley
Thomas Earl Brimley
Leonard Brimley
Harvey Richard Brimley
Heber Charles Brimley
Burdette Louis Brimley
Harold Duane Brimley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1888Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society
    Age 15
    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 19
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Brimley Brothers Quartet

    Was on KSL for years .

    Sources (52)

    • Thomas Brimley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thomas Brimley, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Thomas in entry for Harold Duane Brimley and Fay Evert, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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