Capt Emmitt Leroy Brinson

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Capt Emmitt Leroy Brinson

  • Birth 8 Mar 1914 New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 1 Nov 1971 New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Trent Woods, Craven County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Section A
  • Memorial ID 37008217

Emmitt Leroy Brinson was the son of Alice Penelope Jones and Ephriam Littleton Brinson.

He married at age 22 in Newport News, Virginia, March 31, 1932, Naomi Louise Collier, age 18, b. 1913, d. 1991, daughter of Hattie Mae Cooper and Charles Collier.

They were listed in the 1940 US Census in Washington, DC, as:
Emmett L. Brinson, head, 30, b. NC, Manager, Dept. Store; res. 1935, Altlantic City, NJ
Naomi L. Brinson, wife, 26, b. VA; res. 1935, Altlantic City, NJ
Shirley L. Brinson, dau, 4/12, b. New Jersey
James N. Brinson, brother, 22, married, b. NC, Reciever, Retail Furniture; res. 1935, Winston-Salem, NC
Effie J. Brinson, sister-in-law, 20, married, b. SC, Inspector, Dept. Store; res. 1935, Winston-Salem, NC

He served as a Captain in the US Army in World War II.

His occupation was in Real Estate.

They had one child:
Shirley L. Brinson, b. New Jersey, 1940

Information from LDS Family Search.

Year of birth is uncertain.
Marriage record has 1910.
VA marker has 1913.
Brinson headstone has 1914.
Social Security Records have 1915.

Family Members







  • Created by: Jim Dugan
  • Added: 12 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37008217
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Emmitt Leroy Brinson (8 Mar 1914–1 Nov 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37008217, citing New Bern Memorial Cemetery, Trent Woods, Craven County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Jim Dugan (contributor 47026362) .