Garrett Brodhead

Birth
Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Jul 1936 (aged 88)
Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 108624888 · View Source
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WOODBRIDGE — Funeral services for Garrett Brodhead, 88, an old resident of Woodbridge and vicinity, who died Saturday at his home at 180 Green street, were held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the house. Interment was in the family plot in the Alpine Cemetery.

The late Mr. Brodhead was born in Mauch Chunk, Pa. He came to Perth Amboy as a young man. He was an old employe of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, having begun work with that concern when he was but 18 years old. He started work for the company in this vicinity when it constructed the Perth Amboy coal docks.

He served with the Lehigh Valley for a period of 55 years until his retirement a few years ago when he held the position of train master. He held the position of city treasurer of Perth Amboy for a number of years. After his retirement, Mr. Brodhead took up a permanent residence in Woodbridge.

He is survivd by two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Fuller, of West Minster, Mass., and Miss Laura Brodhead, of Woodbridge; two sons, Conrad K., of New York and Calvin E., of East Orange; two brothers, Jane E. of Flemington and Richard H. of Bethlehem, Pa., and one sister, Mrs. Frederick Moon, of Kingston, Pa.

Obituary can be found in Woodbridge Leader, July 17, 1936, page 2



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  • Created by: Jessi-Schnittchen
  • Added: 16 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 108624888
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Garrett Brodhead (11 Feb 1848–11 Jul 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 108624888, citing Alpine Cemetery, Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Jessi-Schnittchen (contributor 47529821) .