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 William E. Broughton

William E. Broughton

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 17 Jun 1865 (aged 38–39)
Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Burial Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Plot The U.S. Navy Plot, which was dedicated on December 11, 1898, contains as its centerpiece a bronze sailor in a Spanish-American War uniform. The monument, paid for by citizens of Key West in memory of sailors killed in Havana, was unveiled on March 15, 1900.
Memorial ID 25261684 · View Source
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USN USS Mahaska
On April 22, 1864 William received a bounty of $56 for a 2 year term as a seaman. At the time he signed on he was living in Riverhead, Long Island, NY and had previously served 4 years in the navy. Seaman Broughton was a caulker by trade.


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  • Created by: Thomas A Hawkins
  • Added: 14 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25261684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William E. Broughton (1826–17 Jun 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25261684, citing Key West Cemetery, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Thomas A Hawkins (contributor 46513232) .