Brigham Romney

1839–after 1850 (Age 11)
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Brigham

When Brigham Romney was born in 1839, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Miles Romney, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Gaskell, was 30. He died after 1850, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 12.

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Family Time Line

Miles Romney
1806–1877
Elizabeth Gaskell
1809–1884
George Romney
1831–1920
Elizabeth Romney
1833–1907
Sarah Romney
1836–1909
Joseph Gaskell Romney
1838–1888
Brigham Romney
1839–1850
Ellen Romney
1840–1846
Miles Park Romney
1843–1904
Hiram Thomas Gaskell Romney
1845–1914
Mary Ann Romney
1848–1924
Jane Agnes Romney
1850–1853

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World Events (4)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
Age 3
The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
1843
Age 4
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1846
Age 7
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Romney (Kent), from an uncertain first element (perhaps an Old English personal name Rūmen) + Old English ēa ‘river, stream’. Compare Rye 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Rumney
Rye

Sources (4)

  • Brigham Romney in household of Joseph Romney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Brigham Romney, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Miles Romney (1806-1877) - Familypedia

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