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George Earl Brunt (1907) Idaho Falls, Idaho
Died 2000 @Pleasant Grove, UT (B) Idaho Falls, Idaho
Thelma Boyack Brunt (1910) Spanish Fork, UT
Died 1997 @ St George, UT (B) Idaho Falls, Idaho
Click PDF below for the book, "Thelma", that Gigi published.
George Brunt (1876) Christchurch, New Zealand
Died 1950 @ Home (B) Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Clara Jane Rasicot (1878) Oxford, Idaho
Died 1967 @ Idaho Falls, Idaho (B) Idaho Falls, Idaho
Ralph Banks Boyack (1876) Spanish Fork, UT
Died 1956 @ Idaho Fall, Idaho (B) Spanish Fork, UT
Sarah Elizabeth Morgan (1879) Spanish Fork, UT
Died 1958 @ Spanish Fork, UT (B) Spanish Fork, UT
Some Brunt Ancestor Stories.
The name Brunt is believed to have originated from those who were the first in battle, meaning they took the brunt of the battle in Flash, England. This theory has been around since at least as early as 1620 and it is thought that this phrase was used to describe those brave men who were willing to take on any danger or hardship during war. The term ‘brunt’ specifically refers to a strong impact or force which can be seen when looking back at battles such as Agincourt and Waterloo where some British soldiers would lead an attack while others followed behind them taking up positions afterwards. It also suggests that these people had a certain level of courage which enabled them to put their lives on the line for their country without hesitation.
It is said that this phrase became part of everyday language after being used by William Shakespeare in his play Henry V when he wrote about how King Henry asked for volunteers "who will stand upon th'adventure with me". This phrase was then adopted into other forms such as literature and eventually became part of our modern language today, although its original meaning may have changed slightly over time due its usage within different contexts throughout history.
In conclusion, it appears likely that 'Brunt' originates from those who were willing take on any danger or hardship during war - particularly if they led an attack - showing great bravery even though there could be no guarantee what awaited them beyond enemy lines; thus earning themselves a place among Britain's most courageous individuals whose actions are still remembered centuries later through phrases like 'taking up arms against adversity'.
Kerenhappuch Norman Turner
Kerenhappuch Norman Turner is a true heroine of the Battle of Guilford Court House. She was born in 1760 and lived until 1845, making her one of the few women to have served in both sides during the American Revolution. She fought alongside her husband, John Norman Turner, who was part of General Nathanael Greene's army at Guilford Court House on March 15th 1781. Kerenhappuch played an important role during this battle by carrying ammunition for soldiers and helping wounded men off the field as well as providing moral support for them throughout their difficult fight against British forces.
At Guilford Court House she demonstrated tremendous bravery under fire even though she had no real combat training or experience with firearms - instead relying solely on courage and determination to help turn what could have been an overwhelming defeat into a victory over superior numbers that day. Her actions were so inspiring that many historians cite her contribution as being instrumental in securing victory for Greene’s troops at this pivotal battle which eventually led to America's independence from England two years later!
Her legacy has since been honored with numerous monuments around North Carolina including a statue erected outside The National Military Park near Greensboro where visitors can still pay tribute today; while more recently she has also become known through books like “The Heroine Of The Battle Of Guilford Courthouse” written by author Elizabeth Moseley about Kerenhappuch’s incredible story which serves not only remind us all how much courage it takes sometimes just stand up but also inspire others never give up hope no matter how dire things may seem - something we should remember when faced our own battles life today too!
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