William Brazier

Brief Life History of William

When William Brazier was born on 4 November 1839, in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Brazier, was 32 and his mother, Caroline Hutchins, was 27. He married Mary Elizabeth Baynham about 1863, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 6 February 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Brazier
Mary Elizabeth Baynham
Marriage: about 1863
Lorenzo Benjamin Wright
Caroline Louisa "Carrie" Brazier
Emily Jane Brazier
Nellie Brazier
Minnie Vernina Brazier
Lily Constance Brazier

Sources (23)

  • William Brazier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Brazier, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • William Brazier, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900"

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Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English brasier, an agent derivative of Old English brasian ‘to braze, make of brass’, for a worker in copper, bronze, or brass.

French: variant of Brasier .

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

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