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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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

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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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 .


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

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