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Frances Elisabeth Almira Brunyer

Female 1839 - 1915  (76 years)


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  • Name Frances Elisabeth Almira Brunyer 
    Born 4 Feb 1839  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Dec 1915  Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 Dec 1915  Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1351  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2015 

    Family Charles Henry Hales,   b. 17 Jun 1817, Rainham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1889, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1857  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Elmina Hales,   b. 23 Apr 1858, Big Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1933, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Mary Ann Hales,   b. 13 Nov 1859, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1928, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. James Lawrence Hales,   b. 31 Aug 1861, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1921, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. Alma Charles Hales,   b. 19 Apr 1863, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1932, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Caroline Elmira Hales,   b. 7 May 1865, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1946, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Franklin Henry Hales,   b. 30 Jul 1867, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1939, Dubois, Clark, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Harmon Brunyer Hales,   b. 13 Aug 1869, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1934, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     8. Edward Moroni Hales,   b. 22 Sep 1871, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1940, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     9. Joseph Mathew Hales,   b. 21 Jul 1873, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1903, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     10. Richard Smith Hales,   b. 23 Apr 1875, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1930, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     11. Sarah Jane Hales,   b. 22 Sep 1877, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1952, Small, Clark, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     12. Hannah Permelia or Minnie Hales,   b. 19 Jun 1879, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1965, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     13. Daniel Wells Hales,   b. 26 Oct 1880, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1946, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Censuses:
      1860 US: Spanish Fork City, Utah, Utah, p. 229, 23 Aug 1860, family 1629:
      Charles H. Hale, 48 farmer, $300, $800, Eng.
      Julia A., 35, NY.
      Frances, 23, Eng.
      George G., 17, laborer, IL.
      Mary J., 13, IA.
      Charles H., 11, IA.
      Joseph L., 9, IA.
      John T., 7, UT.
      Stephen F., 5, UT.
      William, 2, UT.
      Maria J., 7/12, UT.
      Lucy E., 3, UT.
      Mary, 4/12, UT.

      1870 US: Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, 3 Aug 1870, p. 24:
      Family #172:
      Charles H. Hales, 51, farmer, $750, $600, England.
      Julia A., 45, keeping house, NY.
      Joseph L., 19, at home, IA.
      John T., 17, at home, UT.
      Stephen F., 14, at home, UT.
      William P., 12, at home, UT.
      Josephine, 10, no occupation, UT.
      Jonathan, 9, at home, UT.
      Harriet E. 6, at home, UT.
      Family #173:
      Frances E. Hales, 31, keeping house, England.
      Lucy E., 12, no occupation, UT.
      Mary A., 10, no occupation, UT.
      James L., 8, at home, UT.
      Charles A., 7, at home, UT.
      Caroline E, 5, at home, UT.
      Franklin H., 2, at home, UT.
      Harmon, 9/12, UT.

      1880 US: Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, NA film T9-1338, p. 193D:
      Charles H. Hales, mason/farmer, self, M, 62, Eng., Eng., Eng.
      Julia Ann, wife, M, 55, NY, RI, MA.
      Jonathan H., son, S, 19, UT, Eng., NY.
      Harriet E., dau., S, 17, UT, Eng., UT.
      Frances, wife, M, 41, Eng., Germ., Germ.
      James L., son, S, 18, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Charles A., son, S, 17, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Caroline E., dau., S, 15, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Franklin H., son, S, 12, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Harmon B., son, S, 10, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Edward M., son, S, 8, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Mathew J., son, S, 6, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Richard S., son, S, 5, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Sarah J., dau, S, 2, UT, Eng., Eng.
      Hannah P., dau, S, 1M, UT, Eng., Eng.

      1900 US: Spanish Fork Fourth Ward, Utah, Utah, p. 291A:
      Frances Hales, Feb 1839, 61, widow, 13 children total all living, Eng, Ger, Eng, emigrated in 1854, 56 years previous.

      2. Reviewed Rootsweb.com Worldconnect 8 Dec 2002. Parents are Harmon Brunyer, b. 1799 in Hanover, Ger., and Lucy Crich[e], b. 1805 at Walton, Derbyshire, Eng.

      3. Ancestry.com. Sons of the Utah Pioneers: Biography Files (A-G). [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002:
      Name: Frances E. Brunyer Birth Date: 04 Feb 1838 Birth Place: Liverpool, Lancaster County, England Arr Date: 1852 Marriage Information: When 18 years of age, she met and married Grandfather, Charles Henry Hales, as a second wife. Four of the children of Julia Ann Lockwood, the first wife, were over 10 to 16 years of age at the time. She was married April 17, 1856.

      PHOTOS:
      1. Pictures in possession of Kerry Petersen in file folder with father's family group.

      2. Photos on file from Marian Moody of 68-682 Crozier Dr., Waialua, HI, 96791 Marian is a descendant thru Caroline Elmira Hales and her husband Benjamin Franklin Woodard. Photos include large portraits of Charles Henry Hales and each of his two wives. There is also a collage of photos including Charles Henry Hales, his wife Frances, their daughters Caroline and Mary Ann, an unnamed daughter, and combined shot of Frances with an unnamed daughter. There is also another photo of the Spanish Fork Choir with Charles Henry Hales and his wife Julia Lockwood Hales. This is the same choir that was invited to sing at the dedication of the Salt Lake Tabernacle as quoted in an accompanying article about the history of Spanish Fork (source not cited).

      BIRTH:
      1. Per cemetery record cited below: Feb. 4, 1839. Per obituary: date is Feb. 4, 1838. Not sure which is correct.

      MARRIAGE:
      1. Per obituary.

      DEATH:
      1. Date per cemetery record cited below.

      2. Per obituary.

      BURIAL:
      1. FHL film 231907 Spanish Fork Cemetery Records: "Brunyer, Frances, b. 4 Feb 1839 in England, d. 5 Dec 1915, bur. Spanish Fork, parents are Harmon Brunyer and Lucy ___."

      2. Per obituary.

      3. "Index to the Utah County Cemeteries, 1850's to 1996," compiled by Diane R. Parkinson and located at the family history center at the BYU Provo library: Francis B. Hales 4 Feb 1839 - 5 Dec 1915 Spanish Fork.

      OBITUARY:
      1. Death of Mrs. Hales, Mother of Large Family. (Special Correspondence.) Spanish Fork. Dec. 6- Mrs. Frances Brunyer Hales, one of the pioneer residents of Spanish Fork, died at her home yesterday at 10 o'clock of a paralytic stroke which she suffered Tuesday. Mrs. Hales was well known in this city where she has lived ever since her girlhood. Born in Liverpool, England Feb. 4, 1838, she came to Utah with her parents in 1865 [misprint for 1856?]. A year later she married Charles H. Hales. For two years they made their home in Cottonwood, after which they lived continuously at Spanish Fork. Mrs. Hales was the mother of 13 children, all of whom lived to maturity. Twelve are now living, one son died about ten years ago. Mr. Hales, the husband, died July 1, 1889. The sons who survive are James L., manager of the Spanish Fork Co-op. mill; Alma C., Franklin H. and Harmon B., of Spanish Fork; Edward M., Vernal; Richard S., Garfield; Daniel Wells, Hayden, Ariz.; the daughters are: Mrs. F. A. Hales, Salt Lake City; Mrs. George W. Brown, Draper, Utah; Mrs. B. F. Woodard, Wells, Nev.; Mrs. R. W. Wearing, Lewisville, Idaho; Mrs. V. H. Bates, Silver City, Utah. Mrs. Hales is also survived by 51 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren." Deseret Evening News, Tuesday, December 7, 1915.

      2. "Another Pioneer Mother Passes into Great Beyond. Mrs. Frances Brunyer Hales, one of the pioneer residents of Spanish Fork, died at her home Sunday of a paralytic stroke, which she suffered Tuesday. Mrs. Hales was well known in this city, where she had lived since girlhood. Born in Liverpool, England, February 4, 1838, she came to Utah with her parents in 1855. A year later she was married to Charles H. Hales. For two years they made their home in Cottonwood after which they lived continuously at Spanish Fork. Mrs. Hales was the mother of thirteen children. The sons who survive are James L. Hales, Alma C., Franklin H., Harmon B., all of Spanish Fork; Edward M. Hales, Vernal; Richard S. Hales, Garfield; Daniel Wells Hales, Haydon, Ariz. The daughters are Mrs. F. A. Hales, Salt Lake; Mrs. George W. Brown, Draper; Mrs. B. F. Woodard, Wells, Nev.; Mrs. R. W. Wearing, Lewisville, Idaho; Mrs. V. H. Bates, Silver City. Mrs. Hales is also survived by 51 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held over the remains yesterday afternoon at the Second ward meeting house. Bishop Benjamin Argyle presided and the ward choir under the direction of Fred Lewis Jr. sang, "Sister Thou wast Mild and Lovely." The opening prayer was offered by Patriarch Willaim Jex, after which the choir sang, "Rest for the Weary Soul." Marinus Larsen, the first speaker, said that he had been acquainted with Sister Hales for a great many years, and that she had always been true to the faith and had taught her children the principles of the Gospel. A duet, "Some Sweet Day: was rendered by the Jameson Sisters. Fredrick Lewis said that Sister Hales had finished her work here and was wanted on the other side. He said that all would have to give an account of the deeds done in the flesh. A violin solo was then rendered by one of her grandsons. Henry Gardner said that Sister Hales had labored with her children and taught them the Gospel. He said the hours and days could be spent in telling of her good deeds. Bishop Argle made a few remarks at the close of the services, after which the choir sang, "Farewell, All Earthly Honors" and the closing prayer was pronounced by R.W. McKell."Spanish Fork Press, Thurs., 9 Dec 1915.

      SOURCES_MISC:
      1. 18 Dec 2002 website .