Alexander Brim

Male15 May 1801–25 December 1872

Brief Life History of Alexander

When Alexander Brim was born on 15 May 1801, in Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Frederick Brim, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Eunice Merrick, was 35. He married Anna Maria Bishop in 1836, in United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1853. He died on 25 December 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Brim
Anna Maria Bishop
Marriage: 1836
Mary Jane Brim
Joseph Henry Brim
George Vaness Brim
Eleanor Ann Brim
Alfred Alexander Brim
William Franklin Brim
Edwin Eugene Brim
Frederick Gates Brim
James Francis Brim
Ira H Brim

Sources (67)

  • Alexr Brim, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Alexander Brine, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Alex Brim in entry for Annie Brim, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1836United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 10

    "ASHTABULA COUNTY - This county was formed 7 June 1807, and was taken from Trumbull and Geauga [Counties], and the date of its organization was 22 January 1811. It derived its name from Ashtabula River, which signifies in Indian dialect, ""Fish River."""

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 19

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Bedfordshire): variant of Bream .

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from the first letters of Hebrew ben rabi ‘son of rabbi’ and of each part of a Yiddish double male personal name; see also Brill .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Alfred Wallace Brim some Memories

    Some memories of Alfred W. Brim brother of Vanness. Born in Madison County, New York, November 15, 1815. Married Mary Ann Merrill 1849 in Ohio. Came to Utah in 1852. Wife born November 23, 1830, died …

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