Frank Vernon Bryenton

26 December 1888–6 March 1985 (Age 96)
Orange Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Frank Vernon

When Frank Vernon Bryenton was born on 26 December 1888, in Orange Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, William Bryenton, was 36 and his mother, Bessie Ellen Lidstone, was 30. He married Helen Mary Teece on 19 June 1911, in Portage, Wood, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and San Diego, San Diego, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 March 1985, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Lolo, Missoula, Montana Territory, United States.

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Frank Vernon Bryenton
Helen Mary Teece
Marriage: 19 June 1911
Joyce Bessie Bryenton

Spouse and Children

19 June 1911
Portage, Wood, Ohio, United States


    Joyce Bessie Bryenton


Parents and Siblings

    William Bryenton


    Bessie Ellen Lidstone




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 3

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 28

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name primarily from Brenton near Exminster, possibly named in Old English as Brȳningtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Brȳni’ (a personal name from Old English bryne ‘fire’, ‘flame’), or from any of the places mentioned at Brinton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank B Bryenton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank V Bryenton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank B Bryenton in household of Wm Bryenton, "United States Census, 1910"

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