William Bromley

21 September 1819–14 February 1908 (Age 88)
Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Bromley was born on 21 September 1819, in Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Bromley, was 30 and his mother, Mary Wells, was 20. He married Sarah Elizabeth Bullimore on 21 December 1848, in Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Great Gonerby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Charleston, Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 14 February 1908, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Charleston Cemetery, Charleston, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bromley
Sarah Elizabeth Bullimore
Marriage: 21 December 1848
Celestia Clarissa Bromley
Joseph William Bromley
Melissa Amanda Bromley
Benjamin Jesse Bromley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1848Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 10
    Australia is claimed as British territory.
    Age 24
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places called Bromley, in Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent (now in Greater London), Greater London, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, Shropshire, and elsewhere. Most are named with Old English brōm ‘broom’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, but Bromley (near Bow) in Greater London is from Old English bræmbel ‘bramble’ + lēah.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Death: William M Bromley

    From the Deseret Evening News: 21 February 1908: Page 3: Heber Mourns...... ….William Bromley, who was buried Feb. 16, was born in England in 1819; came to Utah in early days, first locating in Davis …

    Sources (36)

    • William Brumbey in household of William Brumbey, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • William Brumley, "England, Lincolnshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1574-1885"
    • William Bromley in entry for Celestia Clarissia Buys, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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