Ariah Coates Brower

Brief Life History of Ariah Coates

When Ariah Coates Brower was born on 13 January 1817, in Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, John J Brower, was 33 and his mother, Fannie Coates, was 21. He married Margaret Elizabeth Hussey in 1838, in Spring Point Township, Cumberland, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1843 and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1860. In 1850, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as foreman of deseret news in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 24 June 1884, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oakley Cemetery, Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ariah Coates Brower
Margaret Elizabeth Hussey
Marriage: 1838
Ann Elizabeth Brower
Victoria Adelaide Brower
William Henry Brower
Ariah Hussey Brower
Margaret Elizabeth Brower
Joseph Hussey Brower
John Taylor Brower
George Cannon Brower
Cordelia Hussey Brower
Jonathan Hussey Brower
Joshua Hussey Brower

Sources (100)

  • A C Brower, "United States Census, 1840"
  • A C Brown, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Utah, U.S., Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Brewer .

Altered form of Brauer or Brouwer .

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

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Story Highlight

Orson Parley Bates, Sr. Written by his son Ormus A. Bates, September 14, 1941 [copied and entered by 3rd great granddaughter Susan Merry Bates Ames July 17, 2017]

"The eldest son of Ormus Ephraim Bates and Phoebe Mariah Matteson, was born 3rd of March 1836 at Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York. Little is known relating to his childhood. He was with his par …

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