Henry Bringhurst

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Bringhurst was born on 12 August 1881, in Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Robert Pierce Bringhurst, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Foster, was 31. He married Maude Marinda Anderson on 16 January 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 5, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 11 December 1948, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Bringhurst
Maude Marinda Anderson
Marriage: 16 January 1907
Henry Pierce Bringhurst
Ray Neil Bringhurst
Grant Anderson Bringhurst
Carrol Marinda Bringhurst
Ralph A. Bringhurst

Sources (45)

  • Henry Bringhurst, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Henry Bringhurst, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Henry Bringhurst, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

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.


Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, England, called Bringhurst. This was named in Old English with Brȳninga + hyrst ‘wooded hill’, i.e. ‘wooded hill on lands associated with someone called Brȳni’. This surname is rare in Britain.

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

Story Highlight

Notes in Carrol Bringhurst Gunn's papers

Born: August 12, 1881 Mission April 1, 1903. He started in Utah and went to Boston. There he took a ship to Liverpool, England and from there to Grimsby, Southern England, and from there over the Nort …

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