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 Benjamin Isaac Brindley

Benjamin Isaac Brindley

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 31 Dec 1913 (aged 40)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block: 16 Section:Lot: 00015
Memorial ID 92769818 · View Source
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The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, IA, Thu., Jan 1., 1914, Pg. 13
WELL KNOWN FIREMAN IS CLAIMED BY DEATH
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Benjamin Brindley, Aged 41, Dies Suddenly of Neuralgia of the Heart.

Benjamin Brindley, aged 41, one of the best known and most popular member of the fire department, died suddenly at his home at 2309 Drake Park avenue at 3 o'clock yesterday morning. Mr. Brindley had been subjec to neuralgia of the heart for several years. Tuesday night he retired apparently in good health and the best of spirits. Early in the morning he awakened Mrs. Brindley and complained of sharp pains in the region of his heart. A doctor was summoned but Mr. Brindley died before his arrival.
Mr. Brindley served on the fire department for twelve years, driving at the Twenty-fourth street station the last seven years. He was born in Ohio in 1873 and came to Des Moines with his parents when he was five years old.
Mr. Brindley is survived by his widow and three sons. One of them, Walter, was captain of West High championship football team last fall. He is in his senior year at high school. The others are Charles, who is in the navy, and Joseph, a grade school pupil.


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  • Created by: Katie Lou
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92769818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Isaac Brindley (4 Jan 1873–31 Dec 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92769818, citing Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Katie Lou (contributor 46950342) .