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Pvt John Brimhall
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1824
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1906
Utah, USA

Son of Sylvanus Brimhall & Lydia Guiteau

Married Annaretta Harris, Woods Cross (Bountiful), Davis, Utah

Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia
Volume 4

Brimhall, John, a member of the Mormon Battalion, Company C, was born April 16, 1824, in Steuben County, New York. Becoming a convert to "Mormonism', he was baptized Oct. 20, 1845, enlisted in July, 1846, in the Battalion, marched to Santa Fe, N. M., where he was placed with the sick detachment and marched to Pueblo, where he spent the winter of 1846-1847. The following spring (1847) the sick detachment of the Battalion and the company of Mississippi saints who had also wintered at Pueblo, continued the journey to the "Valley," where they arrived a few days after the Pioneers. Bro. Brimhall helped to make the first adobes in the "Valley," passed through many of the Indian troubles as a military man and experienced the hardships which fell to the lot of the early pioneers. After changing residences several times, he died at Glendale, Kane Co., Utah, Dec. 18, 1906, at the age of 82 years. By his wife, Anna Retta Harris, he had ten children, eight of whom were living at the time of his death.

JOHN BRIMHALL, Private. On detached service since Nov. 10, 1846, by Battalion Order No. 16. Mustered out with Detachment, to date July 16, 1847.

* Mormon Battalion members




 
 
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 Parents:
  Sylvanus Brimhall (1786 - 1856)
  Lydia Guiteau Brimhall (1785 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Annaretta Harris Brimhall (1832 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Lydia Ann Brimhall Jolley (1851 - 1893)*
  Joseph M Brimhall (1860 - 1938)*
  Cynthia Annaretta Brimhall Perkel (1864 - 1908)*
  Keziah Abigail Brimhall Hopkins (1871 - 1905)*
 
 Siblings:
  Horace Johnson Brimhall (1810 - 1882)*
  Nancy Brimhall Noyes (1811 - 1860)*
  Mary Brimhall Crocker (1812 - 1902)*
  George Washington Brimhall (1814 - 1895)*
  Samuel Brimhall (1819 - 1888)*
  Norman Guitteau Brimhall (1820 - 1907)*
  John Brimhall (1824 - 1906)
  Noah Brimhall (1826 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PIONEER OF 1847
MEMBER OF MORMON BATTALLION
 
Burial:
Glendale City Cemetery
Glendale
Kane County
Utah, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 37.3186, -112.5911
 
Created by: Schott Family
Record added: Mar 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25491329
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RIP - John Brimhall - Died as a result of "a fall" down steps of about 8ft which broke 2 of his ribs. Contributing factor--Exposure in the Mormon Battalion at Pueblo, Colorado
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