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John Boyd Brockway
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1868
Kingston
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1949
Burlington
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

John Boyd Brockway was the son of Josiah and Mary Harrington Brockway. He married Grace J. Rutter, four children were born to the marriage including: Cora A., Claude H., Blanche G. and Floyd Kenneth.


The Burlington Hawkeye, Wednesday, December 21, 1949 edition, page 21

John Boyd Brockway

John Boyd Brockway, 81, farmer of near Kingston, died at Burlington hospital after a 15 year illness. He entered the hospital Dec. 17.

He was born Feb. 18, 1868, at Kingston and was married to the former Grace Rutter, May 25, 1893, in Kingston. Brockway was a member of Kingston Methodist church.

Survivng are his widow; 2 daughters, Mrs. Cora Kenny, Burlington; Mrs. Blanche Thomas, Oquawka, Ill.; a son, Floyd Brockway, Wever; three sisters, Mrs. Fannie Hinson, Burlington; Mrs. Nellie Avery, Danville; and Mrs. Dora Pforts, Burlington; 2 brothers, Will Brockway, Muscatine; Harry Brockway, Kingston; and two grandsons and a granddaughter. A son, Claude, 2 sisters and 2 brothers are dead.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Methodist church in Kingston with Rev. Mark Weston officiating. Burial will be in Dolbee cemetery. The body will be taken at 11:30 a.m. Friday.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Josiah Brockway (1829 - 1896)
  Mary Harrington Brockway (1838 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Julia Rutter Brockway (1876 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Cora A. Brockway Kenny (1893 - 1974)*
  Claude(Clark) Herbert Brockway (1898 - 1926)*
  Blanche Gertrude Brockway Thomas (1904 - 1991)*
  Floyd Kenneth Brockway (1910 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Electa Anna Celestial Brockway Diedrich (1859 - 1945)*
  Lynas L. Brockway (1861 - 1939)*
  Franklin Ozro Brockway (1863 - 1930)*
  Fannie Brockway Hinson (1865 - 1954)*
  John Boyd Brockway (1868 - 1949)
  Harry Harrison Brockway (1870 - 1953)*
  Nellie A Brockway Avery (1873 - 1954)*
  Ada Bertha Brockway Rutter (1875 - 1940)*
  Dora Euretha Brockway Pforts (1880 - 1950)*
  William Garfield Brockway (1881 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dolbee Cemetery
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 12, 2003
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John Boyd Brockway
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