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John Rufus Broome
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1824
LaGrange
Troup County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1910
Troup County
Georgia, USA

Veteran: Civil War (CSA)

Birth: 3rd of ten reported children in La Grange, Troup county, Georgia.

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Census: 1840 District 656, Troup county, Georgia with parents, seven siblings & six slaves, home at what now is Broome & Main streets.

Census: 1850, age 21 La Grange, Troup county, Georgia with parents & seven siblings in househild of a Richrd W Allen (possibly brother-in-law).

1870, reportedly active in La Grange North & South Rail Road as a subscriber, 1871 active with LaGrange & Barnesville Rail Road and active with the LaGrange Bank & Trust company who in 1917 built new building on his parents nearly, ninety year old homesite at Broome & Main streets, involved with LaGrange Oil & Manufactering company in 1883 then 1885 with the Old Columbus & Northern Railroad when it went under, in 1905 with Elm City Cotton Mill.

Census: 1900, age 74 La Grange, Troup county, Georgia, single.

Census: 1910, age 86 La Grange, Troup county, Georgia, single, death within following month, listed, but a few names above youngest brother James Andrew Broome.

Death: in La Grange, Troup county, Georgia.

Father: Rufus Broome b: 1783 Nash county, North Carolina.
Mother: Nancy Willams Pitts b: 1798 Nash county, North Carolina. (married 04/04/1820 in Georgia)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Rufus Broome (1783 - 1855)
  Nancy Williams Pitts Broome (1798 - 1857)
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Ann Minerva Brome (1821 - ____)*
  Elizabeth F Broome Graybill (1822 - 1848)*
  John Rufus Broome (1824 - 1910)
  Mary Jane Broome Guinn (1829 - 1895)*
  Henerietta Broome (1830 - 1858)*
  George W Broome (1833 - 1861)*
  Julia P Broome (1836 - 1850)*
  James Andrew Broome (1839 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillview Cemetery
LaGrange
Troup County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Bill
Record added: Mar 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87276244
John Rufus Broome
Added by: Sharon Frank Patrick
 
John Rufus Broome
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 Added: Mar. 24, 2012
 
 
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