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  • ID: I2552
  • Name: Washington Cassius BRIERLY
  • Given Name: Washington Cassius
  • Surname: Brierly
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 29 JUN 1847 in Nashville,Lee,Iowa,USA
  • Death: 19 JAN 1930 in Alhambra,Los Angeles,California,USA
  • Burial: Bishop,Inyo,California,USA
  • LDS Baptism: 18 NOV 1981 Temple: OAKLA
  • Endowment: 25 FEB 1982 Temple: OAKLA
  • Sealing Child: 5 MAR 1982 Temple: OAKLA
  • Note:
    !BIR-MAR-DEA-CHILDREN'S RECORDS: "Pictorial Family Register" kept by himself
    for his family. Original in possession of Arlene Pearce, g dau; Bishop, CA. (I
    have copy.) Buried at Pioneer Cemetery.

    NOTES: W C Brierly arrived in CA 14 July 1854 from IA. Route followed to CA by
    way of Salt Lake. Spent winter 1853/54 there. Came with family group: Dr. Isaac
    Galland. Resided in Jackson, Amador, CA; Cambria, San Luis Obispo, CA.
    Profession: Justice of Peace in Bishop, CA. He was a Democrat. Educated inpublic schools of Amador and Business College in Sacramento. He was one of a
    group that supplied a pro-Southern newspaper of Amador with arms for defense if
    necessary. (CA State Library Pioneer Record, submitted by A A Brierly, son.)

    "Washington C. Brierly was educated in Pine Grove, Sutter Creek and
    Sacramento, Calif. and played as a boy on the foundations of what is not the
    State Capitol. He engaged in teaming, farming and mining, and spent some time
    in Virginia City and Silver City, Nevada. He was justice of the Peace in Bishop
    in the early 80's" (Family Record: Personal knowledge of Emily Brierly Jenkins,
    dau of W.C., San Gabriel, CA; 6 June 1955; as recorded in Records of the
    Families of CA Pioneers; DAR 1957; Vol XXVI; CA State Library.)

    He was named for his grandfather, Washington Galland. (Arlene Pearce;
    Bishop, CA.)




    Father: Samuel Valentine BRIERLY b: 1805 in Cincinnati,Hamilton,Ohio,USA
    Mother: Sophia Ann GALLAND b: 4 APR 1817 in Terre Haute,Vigo,Indiana,USA

    Marriage 1 Carrie J. AUSTIN b: 21 APR 1855 in ,California,USA
    • Married: 8 NOV 1871 in Jackson,Amador,California,USA
    • Sealing Spouse: 4 MAR 1982 in OAKLA

    Marriage 2 Rachel Davis ENLOE b: 18 SEP 1853 in Jackson,Amador,CA
    • Married: 17 JUL 1881 in Bishop,Inyo,California,USA
    • Sealing Spouse: 21 MAR 1985 in OAKLA
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