Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Brodheads in:
 • Milford Cemetery
 • Milford
 • Pike County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Daniel Brodhead, IV
Birth: Oct. 17, 1736
Death: Nov. 15, 1809

Revolutionary War General. Born in Marbletown, New York, Daniel Brodhead started his military career as a commissioned lieutenant colonel for the 8th Pennsylvania regiment of colonial troops. He was recognized for bravery by George Washington at the battle of Long Island and was promoted to colonel upon which he led the defense of Philadelphia. He was made commander of the western department of Pennsylvania overseeing six different forts: Pitt, McIntosh, Laurens, Tuscarora, Henry, and Armstrong. Under his command, his most famous raid was against the Seneca indians. He was made a brigadier general by George Washington after he was acquitted of a court marshal for misappropriation of supply funds. He was one of the founders of the Society of the Cincinnati. (bio by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332) 
Family links: 
  Daniel Brodhead (1693 - 1755)
  Elizabeth Dupuy Brodhead (1740 - 1781)*
  Rebecca Mifflin Brodhead*
  Phebe Brodhead Dewees (1759 - 1845)*
  Charles Brodhead (1729 - 1789)*
  Garret Brodhead (1733 - 1804)*
  Daniel Brodhead (1736 - 1809)
  Luke Brodhead (1741 - 1806)*
*Calculated relationship
Milford Cemetery
Pike County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Brodhead
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Record added: Jul 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39950947
Daniel Brodhead, IV
Added by: Bill McKern
Daniel Brodhead, IV
Added by: ATJ
Daniel Brodhead, IV
Added by: ATJ
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

My 7th great grandfather.
- Joey Oller
 Added: Apr. 2, 2016
Daniel Broadhead,IV is the husband of Elizabeth Depuy Brodhead my 2nd cousin 6x removed on my father's side of the family (John Depue LeBar Jr. 1921-1976). "The grave is but a covered bridge leading from light to light, through a brief darkness!" by: Henr...(Read more)
- Catherine LeBar Hamon
 Added: Mar. 27, 2016
Daniel Brodhead IV was my Great Great Grandfather. My Grandmother (Velma Josephine Brodhead)was so very proud of him and his contributions. It's so incredible to see the effort people have taken to provide such fantastic information. Thanks to all
- Mary Stevens
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015
There are 46 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 38 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service