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John Wesley Brinkley
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1901
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1982
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA

John was born in Brantly, Indian Territory, Oklahoma.

John's first wife Died from complication of childbirth. They also lost one of the twins, Ray within 2 day after birth. The other twin died at the age of 12. Family said he had a heart condition.

John and Maggie Mae Rogers Brinkley were married March 3, 1920 in Amarillo, Texas. To this union was born 5 children:

Elmer Lee Brinkley
Mildred Mae Brinkley
John Junior Brinkley
Roy Allen Brinkley (died at the age of 12 of heat failure, buried in New Mexico)
Ray Alton Brinkley (died at birth, twin to Roy)

John married is 2nd wife, Nellie Mae Gray, September 19, 1932 in Beaver, Beaver County, Oklahoma. To this union was born 10 children:

Gladys Fay Brinkley
Maggie Brinkley
Mattie Brinkley
Wesley Glen Brinkley
Sarah Irene Brinkley
Jimmy Brinkley
Vera Jane Brinkley
Izetta Jeannette Brinkley
Donald Eugene Brinkley
Larry Dean Brinkley

Grandfather: James Watson Brinkley
Grandmother: Nancy Ann Rose Brinkley

Daughter-In-Law: Kathleen France Vernon Brinkley wife of Donald Eugene Brinkley

Grand-daughter: Joy A. Maynard Daughter of Mildred Brinkley Nicholson

Son-In-Law: Floyd Lee Walters Husband of Vera Jane Brinkley Walter
Family links: 
  Duncan Wesley Brinkley (1871 - 1910)
  Sarah Emma Brinkley (1874 - 1958)
  Maggie Mae Rogers Brinkley (1904 - 1929)
  Nellie Mae Gray Brinkley (1916 - 2002)
  Elmer Lee Brinkley (1920 - 2006)*
  John Junior Brinkley (1924 - 2005)*
  Roy Allen Brinkley (1929 - 1941)*
  Ray Alton Brinkley (1929 - 1929)*
  Jasper Brinkley (1891 - 1892)*
  Nannie B. Brinkley (1894 - 1901)*
  Anna Elizabeth 'Betty' Brinkley Arnold (1897 - 1972)*
  James Watson Brinkley (1899 - 1974)*
  John Wesley Brinkley (1901 - 1982)
  William Brinkley (1903 - 1975)*
  Sarah Mae Brinkley Triplett (1907 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Gardens
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Freda
Record added: Sep 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30034833
John Wesley Brinkley
Added by: Lady in Red
John Wesley Brinkley
Added by: Lady in Red
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- Thinking of you today!
 Added: Feb. 16, 2011
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.May you find peace in the arms of Jesus.
- Freda
 Added: Sep. 24, 2008

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