Amelia Brittingham

25 April 1814–1 February 1889 (Age 74)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Amelia

When Amelia Brittingham was born on 25 April 1814, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph Brittingham, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Fultz, was 27. She married John Gray in 1826, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 February 1889, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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John Neal
Amelia Brittingham
Marriage: 11 April 1842
Lorenzo Dow Neal
Sarah Neal
Lawrence Neal
Charlotte Neal
Melissa Neal
Charles Neal
Joseph Neal

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  • Marriage
    11 April 1842Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 7
    Missouri is the 24th state
    1834 · Zion's Camp
    Age 20
    Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places, in Norfolk and Suffolk, named Brettenham, from Old English Bretta ‘of the Britons’ (genitive of Brettas) + tūn ‘farmstead’.

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

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    Amelia Brittingham, a brief history

    This information came from histories written by Amelia Brittingham Murdock Witt, a granddaughter of Amelia Brittingham. However the information may not be very accurate as Amelia Murdock was only 14 …

    Sources (29)

    • Amelia Gallagher in household of John Gallagher, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Amelia Neal in entry for John Gallagher, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Amelia Britten in entry for Sarah Neal Clark, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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