Name: Samuel Valentine BRIERLY
Given Name: Samuel Valentine
Birth: 1805 in Cincinnati,Hamilton,Ohio,USA
Death: 19 NOV 1879 in Stockton,San Joaquin,California,USA
LDS Baptism: 4 JAN 1984 Temple: OAKLA
Endowment: 14 JAN 1984 Temple: OAKLA
Sealing Child: 14 JAN 1984 Temple: OAKLA
!BIR-MAR-DEA: "Pictorial Family Register" belonging to Washington C. Brierly,
son, now in possession of Arlene (Brierly) Pearce; Bishop, CA; g g dau.
MAR: Marriage records of Hancock Co., IL; Book: A-I.
NOTES: Samuel was married before he was married to Sophia Ann. From this former
marriage he had a son, Jacob Brierly. ("Records of the Families of Calif.
Pioneers"; DAR 1957; CA Room State Library; Emily Brierly Jenkins; San Gabriel,
CA; 6 Jun 1955; Vol XXIV; pp 20-21.)
He was one of the first Petit Jurors of Hancock County, IL in 1829.
He for a time associated with Dr. Isaac Galland in selling goods at
Commerce (Nauvoo). About 1840 he moved to the other side of the Mississippi
"Samuel and Sophia were married by Capt. James White, who was Justice of
the Peace. Capt James White's son, Hugh, married Sophia's sister, Eliza."
(Carthage Republican, Carthage, IL; 26 Mar 1952; p 8.)
Isaac Galland did not approve of the marriage. See: DCM Vol 328; p 48
for copy of original letter of his concent letter.
Samuel left Lee Co, IA about 1850-55. (Thomas Gregg, History of Hancock
Co, IL; 1880; p 223.)
Samuel and Sophia left IA for CA April 1853. They arrived in CA July
1854. They came in covered wagons by way of Salt Lake. Eleanor Harriet was 9
months old when her parents left IA. (CA Pioneers; DAR; San Francisco 1950; CA
State Library; Ethel Sophia Kelly, g dau of Eleanor Harriet Brierly.
Sophia Ann GALLAND b: 4 APR 1817 in Terre Haute,Vigo,Indiana,USA
- Divorced: Y
4 MAR 1833
- Sealing Spouse:
14 JAN 1984
- Mary Ann BRIERLY b: 1835 in ,Lee,Iowa,USA
- Marshall Monroe BRIERLY b: 2 APR 1842 in Nashville,Lee,Iowa,USA
- Isaac BRIERLY b: ABT 1845 in ,Lee,Iowa,USA
- Washington Cassius BRIERLY b: 29 JUN 1847 in Nashville,Lee,Iowa,USA
- Eliza Caroline BRIERLY b: ABT 1849 in Keokuk,Lee,Iowa,USA
- Eleanor Harriet BRIERLY b: 25 JUN 1852 in ,Lee,Iowa,USA
- Buena Vista BRIERLY b: ABT 1854 in ,Lee,Iowa,USA