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Deacon Amos Brockett
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1757
Wolcott
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1826
Salisbury
Herkimer County
New York, USA

Died at 69 Yrs. 3 months.

Amos was a Deacon in the Northern Baptist Church. Four of his sons were also Deacons in the church.
The town of Dolgeville, New York, used to be called Brockett's Bridge after the Brocketts.
Amos was the son of Samuel Brockett and Ruth Bradley.
Amos married Lucy Dutton 27 March 1783 in Southington, Hartford County, Connecticut, and he brought her with him to Herkimer County, New York.
When Alfred Dolge came to town, he started a felt factory, which gave jobs and money to the area of Brockett's Bridge. It was decided the name of the town should be changed to honor the new, very helpful citizen.

Father: Samuel Brockett b: 21 Jun 1714
Mother: Ruth Bradley b: 1716

Amos and Lucy had the following children:

1. Zephi Brockett b: 21 Jun 1784
2. Deacon Eli Brockett b: 11 Sept 1786
3. Amos Brockett, Jr. b: 16 Apr 1789
4. Deacon Alvah Brockett b: 20 Jan 1792
5. Lucy Brockett b: 1793 (See FAG memorial #: 95588219)
6. Deacon Joel Brockett b: 9 Sept 1795
7. Rhoda Brockett b: 8 Mar 1798
8. Rebecca Brockett b: 9 Oct 1799
9. Rachel Brockett b: 22 Sept 1801
10. Benjamin Dutton Brockett b: 14 Oct 1803
11. Deacon Zenas Brockett b: 4 May 1806
12. Timothy Brockett b: 31 Dec 1808


The picture to the right is the home of Amos Brockett, which was still standing, until a few years ago.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Brockett (1714 - 1796)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Dutton Brockett (1763 - 1834)*
 
 Children:
  Zephi Brockett (1784 - 1850)*
  Amos Brockett (1789 - 1871)*
  Alvah Brockett (1792 - 1872)*
  Lucy Brockett Tuttle (1793 - 1866)*
  Rhoda Brockett (1798 - 1846)*
  Rebecca Brockett Cole (1799 - 1822)*
  Benjamin Dutton Brockett (1803 - 1865)*
  Zenas S. Brockett (1806 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salisbury Cemetery
Salisbury
Herkimer County
New York, USA
Plot: AA-485
 
Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Jan 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32696415
Deacon Amos Brockett
Added by: Zoe Tom
 
Deacon Amos Brockett
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Deacon Amos Brockett
Added by: Addie
 
 
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Flowers for my great great great grandfather.
- Zoe
 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
Rest in Heavenly Peace !
- GKBWS
 Added: Jun. 16, 2011

- Cori Hoag
 Added: Nov. 11, 2010
 
 
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