Robert Pierce Bringhurst

25 November 1846–20 June 1928 (Age 81)
Winter Quarters, Washington, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Pierce

When Robert Pierce Bringhurst was born on 25 November 1846, in Winter Quarters, Washington, Nebraska, United States, his father, Samuel Bringhurst Sr, was 33 and his mother, Eleanor "Ellen" Beitler, was 29. He married Elizabeth Jane Foster on 12 December 1870, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Election Precinct 5, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 20 June 1928, in Bennion, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Pierce Bringhurst
1846–1928
Elizabeth Jane Foster
1850–1947
Marriage: 12 December 1870
Robert Bringhurst
1871–1871
Mary Ellen Bringhurst
1872–1947
Elizabeth Jane Bringhurst
1873–1959
Charles Samuel Bringhurst
1875–1876
Ida Mae Bringhurst
1877–1957
Julia Bringhurst
1879–1970
Henry Bringhurst
1881–1948
Jacob Weiler Bringhurst
1883–1969
Raymond Bringhurst
1886–1960
Sarah Levenia Bringhurst
1888–1954
Mabel Bringhurst
1890–1983

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1870Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1855
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Washington, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Washington, Nebraska, United States
    1863
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 22
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, England, called Bringhurst. This was named in Old English with Brȳninga + hyrst ‘wooded hill’, i.e. ‘wooded hill on lands associated with someone called Brȳni’. This surname is rare in Britain.

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

    Story Highlight

    Samuel Bringhurst (1812 - 1888) Church News Article Published Aug. 27, 2011

    Church News Family history moments: Respected name Published: Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 When I read the name Robert Pierce in the Church News (Family History Moments, "A special name," April 2, 2011 …

    Sources (35)

    • Robert Bringhurst, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Robert P Bringhurst in entry for Elizabeth Jane Bringhurst, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Robert P Bringhurst, "United States Census, 1920"

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