David Brinton

DAVID BRINTON (John,Joseph,Margaret,Sarah,George),b.Birmingham, Del.Co.,Pa.12-29-1814;d.5-14-1878;m.first Sarah Piersol;2nd Elizabeth G Hoopes;3rd Harriet W Dilworth;4th Hilda Bradesen.He was but four years old when his father died,and he found a home with Benjamin Cope,in East Bradford,who "was like a father to him." He was one of the pioneers in Utah and was a bishop in the Mormon Church for over 25 years,or until his death.A post office in Salt Lake Co.is named Brinton in his memory. Of his fourteen children all were born in that county except the eldest.

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