Brigham Jones

17 July 1854–24 October 1916 (Age 62)
Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Brigham

When Brigham Jones was born on 17 July 1854, his father, Thomas Jones, was 40 and his mother, Mary Morgan, was 34. He married Christena Christensen on 26 June 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Gunnison Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 24 October 1916, in Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Brigham Jones
Christena Christensen
Marriage: 26 June 1876
Anna Mary Christina Jones
William Jones
Isabell Jones
Edwin Thomas Christian Jones

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
    Age 13
    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
    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 and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Brigham Jones in household of Thomas Jones, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Brigham Jones, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Brigham Jones in entry for Isabell Jones Sorenson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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