Catherine Brunton

21 December 1843–27 August 1871 (Age 27)
Cathcart, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Brunton was born on 21 December 1843, in Cathcart, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Brunton, was 20 and her mother, Rebecca Tollans, was 22. She married Samuel Faddies on 31 December 1867, in Partick, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Wyoming, United States in 1870. She died on 27 August 1871, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Faddies
Catherine Brunton
Marriage: 31 December 1867
David Faddies
Rebecca Tallin Faddies
Samuel Faddies, Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1867Partick, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 4
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 11
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: habitational name from Brunton in Fife, from Old English burna ‘stream’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. This surname is also common in Ireland.English: variant of Brompton, a habitational name from any of the places called from Brompton in East and North Yorkshire, Middlesex, and Shropshire. Or, a variant of Branton 2.

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

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    Story Highlight


    LIFE HISTORY Of SAMUEL FADDIES by his granddaughter Mary Margaret Farrell Chappell Samuel Faddies was born in Dervock, Antrim, Ireland 22 Dec 1841. Dervock was a neatly built village with a po …

    Sources (14)

    • Catherine Fadis in household of James Maha, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ceathrine Brunton in entry for Samuel Faddies, "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910"
    • Catherine Brinton in entry for Rebecca Faddis Ure, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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