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Josiah Broadwell
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1795
Death: Sep. 11, 1879

Died at the age of 84 yrs. He and his wife Rachel McCarty Moore, are buried together along with Rachel's first husband John B. Moore, Sr. and her son Josiah. Their names are all inscribed on the same stone.

BROADWELL, JOSIAH, was born July 14, 1795, in Morris county, N. J. His father was Simeon Broadwell. Josiah went to Dayton, O., in 1815, and married near the city May 31, 1827, to Priscilla Custid. She died, leaving one child. Mr. B. married the second time in Dayton, Jan. 13, 1835, to Ann Comfort Custer. She died June 5, 1836, without children. Josiah Broadwell came to Sangamon county about 1840, bringing his only son OLIVER, who remained two or three years in Sangamon county, went to Iowa, married there to Rachel Pearson and had six children.

Josiah Broadwell was married in Sangamon county, Oct. 25, 1842, to Mrs. Rachel L. Moore, whose maiden name was McCarty. They had five children, two of whom died young. CYRUS F., GEORGE and JOSIAH, Jun. live with their parents. Josiah Broadwell and wife reside four miles west of Springfield.

From: EARLY SETTLERS OF SANGAMON COUNTY - 1876, John Carroll Power

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  Rachel L. McCarty Broadwell (1812 - 1887)*
  Edwin Broadwell (1843 - 1844)*
  Cyrus Francis Broadwell (1846 - 1894)*
  Edward Broadwell (1850 - 1851)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 1, 18
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Jan 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23951870
Josiah Broadwell
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