John Stevenson Bramwell

22 October 1857–8 March 1938 (Age 80)
Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John Stevenson

When John Stevenson Bramwell was born on 22 October 1857, in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States, his father, George Walter Bramwell Sr, was 34 and his mother, Mary Ann Stevenson, was 34. He married Ada Kershaw on 12 November 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 March 1938, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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John Stevenson Bramwell
Ada Kershaw
Marriage: 12 November 1884
Pearl Ada Bramwell
John Edward Bramwell
Mabel Bramwell
Clarence Earl Bramwell
Harold Bramwell
Fred Miralba Bramwell
Mary Adeline Bramwell
Albert Kershaw Bramwell
Arthur Rulon Bramwell
Clyde Howard Bramwell

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  • Marriage
    12 November 1884Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 6
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire):habitational name from Bramhall in Cheshire, with hypercorrect substitution of -well in the final syllable.possibly also a habitational name from Bramwell in Somerset, but the evidence of the geographical distribution in England makes this origin unlikely.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Conversion of the Haggard and Fain Families

    Conversion of the Haggard and Fain Families Noxubee County, Mississippi, 1887 Missionaries: John S. Bramwell William A. Cowan Excerpt taken from "Personal History of David E. Haggard" by David E. Ha …

    Sources (39)

    • John Stevenson Bramwell in entry for Clyde Howard Bramwell, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John Stevenson Bramwell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • John S Bromwell in entry for George Immon and Mabel Bromwell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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