George Walter Bramwell Jr.

Brief Life History of George Walter

When George Walter Bramwell Jr. was born on 19 December 1853, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Walter Bramwell Sr, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ann Stevenson, was 30. He married Isabelle Gray Draney on 31 January 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 29 April 1931, in Harbor City, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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George Walter Bramwell Jr.
Isabelle Gray Draney
Marriage: 31 January 1876
Merribel Bramwell
George Walter Bramwell III
Wilford Lawrence Bramwell
Arthur Edward Bramwell
Charles Henry Bramwell
Francis Marion Bramwell
William Park Bramwell
Leslie Hamilton Bramwell
Leland Claud Bramwell

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  • Goerge Walter Bramwell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George W Bramwell, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • George W Bramwell, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries 1859: Weber, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Weber, Utah, United States


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

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire):

habitational name from Bramhall in Cheshire, with hypercorrect substitution of -well in the final syllable.

possibly also a habitational name from Bramwell in Somerset, but the evidence of the geographical distribution in England makes this origin unlikely.

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

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George Walter Bramwell Jr. The following is my own addition to the work of Mr. Stevenson whose life of George Walter Bramwell follows on subsequent pages. George Walter Jr. served in the Utah l …

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