|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1840|
|Death: ||Feb. 28, 1925|
Adams County Free Press
March 4, 1925
Isaac Brokaw, son of John and Eliza Brokaw, was born January 21, 1840, in Belmont county, Ohio, and died in Corning, Iowa, February 28, 1925, aged 85 years, 1 month and 7 days. The funeral services were held at the M.E. church Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, conducted by Rev. E.S. Menoher, and the body was laid to rest in Walnut Grove cemetery.
Mr. Brokaw came to Linn county, Iowa, in 1862, and was married to Miss Frances E. Learned January 26, 1865, and came to Adams county in the years 1869, first locating in Queen City, and in 1866 moved to the farm in Mercer township, where he resided 50 some years. He leaves to mourn his passing four sons and two daughters. His wife died October 5, 1905, and one son, James P., died in infancy. The surviving children are Samuel E., of Bole, Mont.; Willis E., of Taylor county, Iowa; Oran C. of Corning; Frank A., of Mercer township; Mrs. May W. Thompson of Farmington, Mont., and Mrs. Christa Caskey, Collins, Mont. Beside the children Mr. Browkaw leaves two sisters, Mrs. Jane Aler of Linn county and Mrs. Ella Britcher, of Redlands, Cal. Two sisters and three brothers preceded him in death. He also leaves 21 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Mr. Brokaw was one of the pioneers of Adams county and during his long residence in this community he made many friends. He retired from the farm some time ago and spent his last days in Corning. The relatives have the sympathy of the community in their loss.
John Brokaw (1807 - 1893)
Elizabeth Lee Scott Brokaw (1809 - 1896)
Frances Ella Learned Brokaw (1843 - 1905)*
James Presley Brokaw (1866 - 1866)*
Samuel Edison Brokaw (1867 - 1930)*
Willis Elmer Brokaw (1869 - 1951)*
Oran Cecil Brokaw (1871 - 1931)*
Frank Abraham Brokaw (1874 - 1935)*
Wintah May Brokaw Thompson (1877 - 1950)*
Christa Arlene Brokaw Caskey (1880 - 1964)*
James Scott Brokaw (1837 - 1915)*
Isaac Scott Brokaw (1840 - 1925)
Terah Smith Brokaw (1842 - 1908)*
Elminah Elizabeth Brokaw Butcher (1846 - 1932)*
Walnut Grove Cemetery
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