Richard Brigham Blakey

27 September 1854–8 March 1922 (Age 67)
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard Brigham

When Richard Brigham Blakey was born on 27 September 1854, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard John Blakey, was 42 and his mother, Caroline Garstone Price, was 39. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Mary Jane Beeler. He died on 8 March 1922, in Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Byron, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Richard Brigham Blakey
Mary Jane Beeler
Mary Caroline Blakey
Jane Marie Blakey
William Wilford Blakey
Richard Willard Blakey

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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
Age 5
The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
Age 9
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park
Age 18
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English (northern): habitational name from Blackay in Lancashire. Alternatively, from Blakey (Moor and Topping) in Allerston (North Yorkshire), from Middle English blake howe ‘black mound’ (Old English blæc + Old Norse haugr).

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

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Sources (16)

  • Richard Blakely, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Richard B Blakeley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Richard Blakey in entry for Mary Caroline North, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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