Bryant Stringham Hinckley (1867 - 1961)

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Birthplace: Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Occupation: author, religious speaker, civic leader and educator.
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About Bryant Stringham Hinckley

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Bryant Stringham Hinckley (July 9, 1867–June 5, 1961) was an American author, religious speaker, civic leader and educator. He served as a prominent mid-level leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the early 20th century. His books were primarily designed for a Latter-day Saint audience..."

"...Bryant Stringham Hinckley was born to Ira Nathaniel Hinckley and his wife Angeline Wilcox Noble. Bryant's mother, Angeline, had been born in Livonia, Michigan. He was Ira and Angeline's fifth child and was a full brother of Alonzo A. Hinckley..."

"...Hinckley married four times, his first three wives having predeceased him. In 1893, Hinckley married Christina Johnson (1870–1908). After Johnson's death, he married Ada Bitner (1880–1930) in 1909. After Bitner's death, he married May Green (1881–1943) in 1932. After Green's death, he married Lois Anderson (1889–1983) in 1944..."

"...All of Hinckley's children were born to his first two wives, Christina Johnson and Ada Bitner..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Bryant S. Hinckley', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 17 September 2011, 01:14 UTC, <> [accessed 11 November 2011]

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Birth: Jul. 9, 1867 Coalville Summit County Utah, USA

Death: Jun. 5, 1961 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Son of Ira Nathaniel Hinckley and Angeline Wilcox Noble

Married Christina Johnson, 28 Jun 1893

Married Ada Bitner, 4 Aug 1909, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married May Green, 22 Feb 1932, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Lois Anderson, 20 Jun 1944, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune, Thursday, July 9, 1959

LDS Worker Observes Birthday 92

Bryant S. Hinckley, writer, educator and church worker, will mark his 92nd birthday anniversary Thursday at a quiet observance in the family home.

The author of historical, biographical and religious books, the Utahn also has written manuals, textbooks and articles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In his church work, Mr. Hinckley served for 22 years as president and in the high council of Liberty LDS Stake. A member of the original Salt Lake Stake high council, he also was a member of the general board of the Mutual Improvement Assn.

Mr. Hinckley also served a mission for the LDS Church to the northern states.

He was born July 9, 1867, in Coalville, to Ira Nathaniel and Angeline Noble Hinckley. The family also lived in Fillmore and Cove Fort.

Mr. Hinckley served as a teacher in Frisco, Beaver County, and later attended Brigham Young University, Provo, and was graduated in 1889.

He was employed as an instructor at the university.

He later became principal of the LDS Business College and served for 26 years as general secretary and manager of Deseret Gymnasium.

Mr. Hinckley married Lois Anderson in Salt Lake City on June 20, 1944.

Included in Mr. Hinckley's family of 11 sons and daughters are H. Grant Hinckley, Albuquerque, N.M.; Mrs. Don (Sylvia) Wadsworth, Panaca, Nev.; Mrs. C. Alfred (Lucile) Laxman; Mrs. Tracy Y. (Carol) Cannon; Mrs. Lester (Venice) Nielsen; Mrs. O. Preston (Christine) Robinson; Mrs. Joseph (Ruth) Willes; Mrs. Patrick (Ramona) Sullivan; R. Waldo Hinckley, Gordon B. Hinckley, and Sherman R. Hinckley all of Salt Lake City.

Family links:

  • Ira Nathaniel Hinckley (1828 - 1904)
  • Angeline Wilcox Noble Hinckley (1831 - 1912)
  • Christine Johnson Hinckley (1870 - 1908)
  • Ada Bitner Hinckley (1880 - 1930)
  • May Green Hinckley (1881 - 1943)
  • Lois Anderson Hinckley (1889 - 1983)
  • Caroline Hinckley Cannon (1902 - 1995)*
  • Wendell Johnson Hinckley (1904 - 1927)*
  • Ralph Waldo Hinckley (1904 - 1982)*
  • Christine Hinckley Robinson (1908 - 1991)*
  • Gordon Bitner Hinckley (1910 - 2008)*
  • Sherman Bitner Hinckley (1911 - 2000)*
  • Ruth Hinckley Willes (1914 - 1982)*
  • Ramona Hinckley Sullivan (1916 - 2011)*
  • Sylvia Hinckley Wadsworth (1920 - 1970)*

Burial: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Plot: Gilcrest, Section 797, Space 4E

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Bryant Hinckley's Timeline

July 9, 1867
Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
June 28, 1893
Age 25
June 23, 1910
Age 42
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
October 20, 1911
Age 44
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
February 3, 1914
Age 46
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
January 31, 1916
Age 48
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
March 7, 1920
Age 52
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT, USA
June 5, 1961
Age 93
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
June 7, 1961
Age 93
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
October 17, 1967
Age 93