James Irvin Longton Brierley

Male15 August 1922–27 March 1998

Brief Life History of James Irvin Longton

When James Irvin Longton Brierley was born on 15 August 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, James Brierley, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Ann Longton, was 32. He married Frances Josephine Newton Sharpe on 9 August 1944, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years. He died on 27 March 1998, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lakeview Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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James Irvin Longton Brierley
Frances Josephine Newton Sharpe
Marriage: 9 August 1944

Sources (18)

  • James Irvin Brierley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • James Irvin Brierley, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • James Irvin Brierley, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1944Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 1

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

    Age 1

    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.

    1942 · The Japanese American internment

    Age 20

    Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name Brierley in Felkirk (Yorkshire) or, less often, Brierley in Staffordshire, which are named with Old English brǣr ‘briar’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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    James and Sarah Ann Longton Brierley

    Sarah Ann Longton Sarah Ann was born on the 14th of November 1889 in Chadderton, Lancashire, England. She was the oldest of eight children born to James and Lavina Jones Longton. There were five …

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