William Michael Bromley

13 October 1839–14 April 1911 (Age 71)
Claines, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Michael

When William Michael Bromley was born on 13 October 1839, in Claines, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Michael Bromley, was 34 and his mother, Mary Oxenbold, was 30. He married Elizabeth Roylance on 16 November 1858, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1880, at the age of 41, his occupation is listed as farmer in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 14 April 1911, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Michael Bromley
Elizabeth Roylance
Marriage: 16 November 1858
William Augustus Bromley
John Roylance Bromley
Franklin Bromley
Mary Ann Bromley
Elizabeth Roylance Bromley
Sylvia Frances Bromley
Willis Michael Bromley
Luella Roylance Bromley
Archibald Bromley
Flora Bromley

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  • Marriage
    16 November 1858Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Maori sign the Treaty of Waitangi giving control to the British in exchange for protection and guaranteed Maori possession of their lands.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1858 · New Provinces Act
    Age 19
    The New Provinces Act was established to help create new Provinces in the quickly growing region of New Zealand. This Act also helped kept laws in check as well as create Provincial Councils to help govern over the people within the areas.

    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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    William Michael Bromley's autobiograhpy

    October 13, 1839 – April 14, 1911 I was sent to school at an early age to a Mrs. Morris who boarded and lodged me for a period of time. Next I was sent to school to a Mr. Baylis where I progressed …

    Sources (69)

    • William M Bromley in entry for John Roylance Bromley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm M Bromley, "United States Census, 1910"
    • W. M. Bromley in entry for Henry Struks and Alice B. Wright, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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