William George Bricker

28 March 1832–16 September 1916 (Age 84)
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William George

When William George Bricker was born on 28 March 1832, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Job Bricker, was 40 and his mother, Jane Lucas, was 43. He married Julia Peterson before 1861. He immigrated to United States in 1851 and lived in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. In 1861, at the age of 29, his occupation is listed as wheelwright in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 16 September 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William George Bricker
1832–1916
Elizabeth Leather
1846–1883
Marriage: 2 March 1867
Keziah Violet Bricker
1868–1876
Mary Jane Bricker
1869–1876
Elizabeth Ida Bricker
1871–1944
William George Bricker
1872–1876
John Henry Bricker
1874–1948
Agnes Priscilla Bricker
1875–1969
Lydia Anne Bricker
1877–1965
Rosie May Bricker
1878–1879
Sarah Ellen Bricker
1880–1916
Ernest Wilford Bricker
1881–1971
Grace Lily Bricker
1883–1911

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1843
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Brücker (see Brucker ) or Brügger (see Bruegger ).Americanized form of German Brücher (see Brucher ).English: habitational name from Brickworth in Whiteparish, Wiltshire, recorded as Bricore and Brikore in 1268. The placename consists of an uncertain first element + Old English ōra ‘slope, ridge’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brucker
    Brickey

    Sources (45)

    • Bricker in entry for John Henry Bricker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William Bricker, "United States Census, 1870"
    • 1944: William Bricker in entry for Elizebeth Ida Bricker Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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