Evans Piersol Brinton

16 August 1837–15 May 1915 (Age 77)
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Evans Piersol

When Evans Piersol Brinton was born on 16 August 1837, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Brinton, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Piersol, was 18. He married Harriet Hudnut Chase on 10 March 1857, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Payson Ward 3, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Springville Ward 3, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 15 May 1915, in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Evans Piersol Brinton
Harriet Hudnut Chase
Marriage: 10 March 1857
Evans Chase Brinton
Sarah Elizabeth Brinton
Soloman Alva Brinton
Lydia Ann Brinton
David Piersol Brinton
Harriet Anna Brinton
Jane Brinton
Mary Amelia Brinton
Earl Brinton
Bessie Brinton
Emily Eugenia "Nana" Brinton

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  • Marriage
    10 March 1857Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 26
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name perhaps from a lost or unidentified place, although possibly brought to Scotland from one or more of the English Brintons under 2 below.English: habitational name from Brinton in Norfolk, named in Old English as Brȳningtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with (-ing-) Brȳni’ (a personal name based on Old English bryne ‘fire, flame’), or from any of various other places with names of the same origin, such as Brineton in Staffordshire, Great Brington in Essex, Brimpton in Berkshire, Brimington in Derbyshire, Brenton in Devon, Brington in Cambridgeshire or (Great and Little) Brington in Northamptonshire.History: William Brinton (1635–99) came from Staffordshire, England, to West Chester, PA, in 1684–85.

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Evan P Brinton in entry for Harriet Brinton Kroupa, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Evans Brinton in household of David Brinton, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Evans Piersol Brinton in entry for Bessie Bailey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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