Julia Ann Brownell

12 February 1826–26 January 1899 (Age 72)
Greene Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Brownell was born on 12 February 1826, in Greene Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Gideon Brownell, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Wheeler, was 36. She married James Myler on 5 October 1843, in Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States in 1870 and Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 26 January 1899, in Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lewisville, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Myler
Julia Ann Brownell
Marriage: 5 October 1843
William Oscar Myler
Joseph Elias Myler
Calvin Ozro Myler
James Russell Myler
Julia Alzina Myler
John Young Myler
Orrin Maine Myler
Margaret Lavina Myler
Charles C Myler
Rosetta Sophronia Eliza Myler
George Frank Myler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1843Buchanan, Berrien, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 10
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) brown hill or corner of land’, from Middle English brun(e), broun(e) + hil ‘hill’ or hale ‘nook, corner’ (Old English brūn + hyll or halh), or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Yorkshire, Cheshire, and Staffordshire.History: Thomas Brownell came from England to Little Compton, RI, c. 1650.

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

    Story Highlight

    Mary Ann Brownell's Story -- written by herself

    BIOGRAPHY: Brief Sketch by Mary Ann Brownell Pearson contributed by Ruth Wadoups of Moore, ID "I thought, for the satisfaction of my children, I would write a sketch of my life and travels, as well …

    Sources (73)

    • Julia A Madson in household of Jas Madson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Julia A Brownell in entry for Orin Monroe Myler and Lydia Winterbottom, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Julia Ann Brownell in entry for Charles C. Myler, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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