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Daniel "Brokaw" Burcaw
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Birth: Jan. 1
Salem (Columbiana County)
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 26, 1885
Shelby County
Ohio, USA

He was a farmer born in Ohio about 1822-1823. His father was born in New Jersey and mother in Germany (per a US Census). He married the widow Eliza Musser Frakes on 9 Dec 1849, Hancock County, Ohio. She already had daughters Sarah Ellen Frakes, aged 2, and Susan S Frakes, age 4.

Daniel and Eliza lived in 1860 in Staunton, Miami, Ohio. They had children: Adeline Brokaw, 1851, and Alonzo Brokaw 1855, and daughter Sarah Ellen Frakes, born 1847.

He served in the Civil War in the Ohio National Guard Co. K, 147th infantry, from Miami County. They were called up to defend Washington, D.C., from Confederate attack and conquest by General Early in 1864.

They lived 1880 with in Orange, Shelby, Ohio, with son George Washington Brokaw, born 1862.

Eliza put in for a war veteran widows pension and it was granted 17 March 1886. She was possibly buried in the same cemetery, or one near Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Around 1880 daughter Ellen Frakes Tracy and her husband Harvey Tracy and daughter Maude lived near Alonzo Burcaw and his family at Allerton, Wayne, Iowa.

Alonzo's daughter, (perhaps named Annie) Burcaw born 3 Apr 1882 and died 17 May 1884, is buried in Graceland Cemetery, in section 2: memorial #86224636.

In 1910 George W Brokaw boarded with Ellen Frakes Tracy Metzger Joy in Kent, King, Washington.

In 1920 George and his brother Alonzo were day laborers in Paw Paw, Van Burien, Michigan.
Family links: 
  Eliza Musser Frakes Burcaw (1825 - 1903)*
  Adeline Burcaw (1851 - ____)*
  Alonzo Burcaw (1855 - ____)*
  George Washington Burcaw (1864 - 1922)*
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Shelby County
Ohio, USA
Plot: 48-5
Created by: Gordon Merritt
Record added: Feb 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48926092
Daniel Brokaw Burcaw
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Daniel Brokaw Burcaw
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 Added: May. 10, 2012

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