George Brunt

25 September 1875–18 October 1956 (Age 81)
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life Summary of George

When George Brunt was born on 25 September 1875, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, his father, George Brunt Sr, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Susan Burnett, was 21. He married Clara Jane Rasicot on 4 May 1903, in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 18 October 1956, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Brunt
Clara Jane Rasicot
Marriage: 4 May 1903
Opal Brunt
Virgil Rasicot Brunt
George Earl Brunt
Alfred William Brunt Sr
Clarice Brunt
Zona Martha Brunt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1903Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
    1877 · Nez Perce Indian War
    Age 2
    Initially, the Nez Perce Indians were friendly to the White settlers, but evetually tensions grew. A group of young warriors initiated raids on the settlers along the Salmon River. A battle ensued, to the dismay of Chief Joseph.
    1897 · The Utah State Historical Society
    Age 22
    The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands and Wales): habitational name from Brund in Staffordshire or from some other place called from a burnt clearing (Middle English brend ‘burned’). In placenames Brund- and Brunt- are to some extent interchangeable with Brent .English: nickname from Middle English brund, brunt, brond, metathesized forms of burned, burnt ‘burnt’, perhaps with reference to branding as a punishment for a crime. Compare Brent .Irish: variant of Prunty .

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

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    Story Highlight

    George Brunt loved new inventions

    While spending time with grandpa Bill Nixon on Memorial Day 2021, our family learned from him that his grandpa, George Brunt loved and was a buyer of new inventions. He was the first man in Idaho to o …

    Sources (82)

    • George Brunt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Geo. Brunt in entry for John Noall Nixon and Opal Brunt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • George Brunt in entry for Alfred William Brunt, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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