Stephen Abiel Browning

Brief Life History of Stephen Abiel

When Stephen Abiel Browning was born on 28 December 1858, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, David Elias Browning, was 29 and his mother, Charilla Abbott, was 29. He married Emily Madeline Chatelain on 29 September 1880, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. His occupation is listed as merchant grocery store and browning portable store in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 26 November 1921, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Stephen Abiel Browning
Emily Madeline Chatelain
Marriage: 29 September 1880
Stephen Elias Browning
Lena Madeline Browning
Charles Henry Browning
Emma Arbarilla Browning
Emil Abiel Browning
Glenna Charilla Browning
Guy Alexander Browning
Veda Marie Browning

Sources (81)

  • Stephen Browning, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Stephen A. Browning, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Stephen A. Browning, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries 1865: Called Taylor's Crossing, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1866: Named changed to Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1891: Renamed Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States 1911: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Brouning (Old English Brūning), a derivative of the byname Brūn (see Brown ).

History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. William Browning was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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

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Stephen Abiel Browning Autobiography

Collected by Genealogical Society of Utah Genealogical Surveys of LDS Members LDS 2889.3 G 286g vol 4 Br-By pg 170-174 pg 170 Your given name in full: Stephen Abiel Browning Complete date of birth : 2 …

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