Parley Briggs Dunkley

Male17 February 1876–28 July 1964

Brief Life History of Parley Briggs

When Parley Briggs Dunkley was born on 17 February 1876, in Franklin, Oneida, Idaho, United States, his father, Joseph Dunkley, was 51 and his mother, Margaret Wright, was 24. He married Adelaide Doney Lowe on 23 December 1903, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1963. He died on 28 July 1964, in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parley Briggs Dunkley
Adelaide Doney Lowe
Marriage: 23 December 1903
Nona Lowe Dunkley
Mildred Lowe Dunkley
Parley Lowe Dunkley
Addie Lowe Dunkley
Margaret Lowe Dunkley
Victor Lowe Dunkley
Woodrow Lowe Dunkley
Wayne Lowe Dunkley
Female Dunkley

Sources (64)

  • Parley Briggs Dunkley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Parley Briggs Dunkley, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Parley Dunkley in entry for Wayne Lowe Dunkley, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1903Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (16)

    +11 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 14

    Idaho is the 43rd state.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 24

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning


    (Northamptonshire): habitational name from Dinckley in Lancashire, recorded as Dunkythele in 1246 and Dinkedeley in 1258, probably arising from an old British name, composed of elements meaning ‘fort’ + ‘wood’, with the addition of Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    in the South Midlands perhaps a variant of Dingley .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Parley B. Dunkley - Franklin Business

    Enoch Broadbent had the first meat market in Franklin, Idaho. It was located where Parley Briggs Dunkley had his business in 1930. (The Trail Blazer, History of Southeast Idaho)

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