Charles Leroy Brailsford

22 February 1911–25 February 1987 (Age 76)
Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Leroy

When Charles Leroy Brailsford was born on 22 February 1911, in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, John Henry Brailsford, was 21 and his mother, Ethel Lenora Adamson, was 17. He married Elna " Tillie" Thomson on 1 May 1935. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Thermopolis, Hot Springs, Wyoming, United States in 1930 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 25 February 1987, in North Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Leroy Brailsford
Elna " Tillie" Thomson
Marriage: 1 May 1935
Jack Warren Brailsford
James Harold Brailsford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1935
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 1
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1928 · Fire in the Temple
    Age 17
    In November of 1928, there was a fire that destroyed the annex of the St. George Temple.
    Age 20
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Midlands and Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Derbyshire named Brailsford, possibly from an Old English word brægels, a metathesized form of bærgels, itself a byform of byrgels ‘tumulus, barrow’, + ford ‘ford’.

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

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    Sources (25)

    • George Brailsford, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Chas. Leroy Brailsford in household of John Henry Brailsford, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Charles LeRoy Brailsford, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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