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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William George Bricker
Elizabeth Leather
Marriage: 2 March 1867
Keziah Violet Bricker
Mary Jane Bricker
Elizabeth Ida Bricker
William George Bricker
John Henry Bricker
Agnes Priscilla Bricker
Lydia Anne Bricker
Rosie May Bricker
Sarah Ellen Bricker
Ernest Wilford Bricker
Grace Lily Bricker

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

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    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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