Richard Brinkley

15 January 1794–19 March 1870 (Age 76)
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Richard

Richard Brinkley was born on 15 January 1794, in Granville, North Carolina, United States as the son of James Brinkley and Nancy Coffer Wood. He married Susannah Davis on 22 February 1816, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Richland, Illinois, United States in 1855 and Claremont Township, Richland, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 19 March 1870, in Claremont, Richland, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Brinkley
1794–1870
Susannah Davis
1795–1887
Marriage: 22 February 1816
Alpha Brinkley
1819–1845
David Brinkley
1821–1886
Jemima Brinkley
1823–1846
Samuel Brinkley
1825–1866
Isabel Brinkley
1825–
Elizabeth Brinkly
1828–1852
Emaline Brinkley
1830–
Francis Brinkley
1832–1897
John Brinkley
1836–1874
Eliza Jane Brinkley
1842–1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 February 1816
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
children

(10)

    Alpha Brinkley

    Male1819–1845Male

    David Brinkley

    Male1821–1886Male

    Jemima Brinkley

    Female1823–1846Female

    Samuel Brinkley

    Male1825–1866Male

    Isabel Brinkley

    Female1825–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 5

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1818

Age 24

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cambridgeshire and Nottinghamshire named Brinkley; the first is most probably named with the Old English personal name Brynca (of uncertain origin) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Richard Brinkley, "Illinois State Census, 1865"
  • Richd Brinkley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • R Brinkly, "Illinois State Census, 1855"

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