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.
(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 .
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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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