John Wesley Brackenbury

12 August 1829–1 July 1902 (Age 72)
New London, New London Township, Huron, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of John Wesley

When John Wesley Brackenbury was born on 12 August 1829, in New London, New London Township, Huron, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Blanchett Brackenbury, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Davis, was 38. He married Frances H. Lamb on 12 December 1854, in Pike, Illinois, United States. He lived in Kansas, United States in 1870 and Doniphan, Doniphan, Kansas, United States in 1875. He died on 1 July 1902, in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Evergreen Memorial Park, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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John Wesley Brackenbury
Samantha Ann Daley
Marriage: 1 December 1861
Arthur John Brackenbury
Lester Brackenbury
Luna Brackenbury
Joseph Albert Brackenbury
Lewis Brackenbury
Emma Brackenbury
Charles Alvin Brackenbury
Helen Nellie Brackenbury
Elvin Brackenbury
Ethel Brackenbury

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    1 December 1861San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1831 · Dedication of Jackson County
    Age 2
    In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.
    Age 25
    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire): habitational name from Brackenborough in Lincolnshire, or occasionally from Brackenbury Farm in Harefield, Middlesex, or another minor place called with Middle English braken ‘bracken’ (Old English bræcen or Old Norse brakni) + Old Norse berg or Old English beorg ‘hill’.

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

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    The History of Moses and Almira (Barber) Daley of Marcellus, New York and Stephentown, New York

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    Sources (26)

    • John W Brackenbury in entry for Lewis Brackenbury, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Brattenburg in household of Charles W Brattenburg, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John W Brackenbury, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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