Brigham Boden

Male7 February 1852–9 April 1899

Brief Life History of Brigham

When Brigham Boden was born on 7 February 1852, in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, James Boden, was 28 and his mother, Annorah Coleman, was 23. He married Emma Elizabeth Smith on 18 January 1894, in Box Elder, Utah, United States. He lived in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales in 1861 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 9 April 1899, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Brigham Boden
Emma Elizabeth Smith
Marriage: 18 January 1894

Sources (22)

  • Brigham Boden, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
  • Brigam Badon in household of James Badon, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Brigham Boden, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1894Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1853 · Many Called to Settle the New Area

    Age 1

    From 1853-1854, Lorenzo Snow was called with 60 other families to help settle and strength Brigham City and the surrounding area.


    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    North German: patronymic from the personal name Bode .

    German: topographic name for someone living in a valley bottom or the low-lying area of a field, Middle High German boden ‘ground, bottom’. Compare English Bottom .

    Swedish (Bodén): ornamental or habitational name, possibly from bod ‘small hut’ or from a placename containing this element; the adjectival suffix -én is a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Bodin .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Brigham Boden was born on 7 February 1852 in Aberdare, Glamorganshire, Wales to James and Annora Coleman Boden. His parents were married on 10 March 1847 in the Sharon Chapel, Tredegar, Monmouth, W …

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