WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
CASPER BRYNER HOME
St. George, Utah
LOCATION298 South 300 West (sometime 296 South 300 West)
St. George, UT 84770-3327
Plat A, Block 6, Lot 1 on the old pioneer map of St. George.
37° 6' xx.xx" North Latitude, 113° 35' xx.xx" West Longitude
2,xxx feet MSL
Tax ID# SG-XXX-x-x-x
DESCRIPTIONThis home was very large for the time.
HISTORYCasper Bryner built this home shortly after 1861.
Joseph William Bryner (born January 1869; son of Casper Bryner) lived in the house next.
Joseph's son, Irvin, lived in the house for a long time. He eventually sold the house to Joseph Johnson and moved to Nevada.
Mr. Huntsman of Nevada owned the house for a while, using it for a rental.
Currently owned by St. George Historic Preservation Commissioner, Lynne Cobb, and her husband, Dr. Bill Cobb.
Joseph William Bryner
William & Lynne Cobb
BIOGRAPHYCasper Bryner was born in August, 1834 in Wiedenken, Zurich, Switzerland. He came to Utah in 1855, walking from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City. He came to St. George and got married in 1861. He built this house soon after. He was a farmer and worked on many public buildings. He and his wife raised 10 sons and 5 daughters.
REFERENCESLandmark and Historic Sites: Informational Guide of Historical Sites within the City of St. George
Second Edition, Revised 2011, pp. 7-8
Compiled by the St. George Community Development Department