Abraham C. Brokaw

Birth
Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 23 Jul 1826 (aged 53)
Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 32870741 · View Source
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Abraham C. Brokaw was born Mar 2, 1773 in Somerset County, New Jersey and died Jul 23, 1826 in Warren Township, Jefferson County, Ohio at the age of 53.

He married Maria Stryker on Jan 8, 1792 in her father's house in Hillsborough Township, Somerset County. The Reverend John Duryea, pastor of the Reformed Dutch Church of Raritan at Somerville performed the ceremony. She was born Mar 12, 1775 and died Jun 25, 1856 at the age of 81. She was the daughter of Peter Stryker and Maria Van Nortwick.

Abraham C. Brokaw was drafted into the War of 1812 (War with Great Britain) at Flaggtown or Millstone, Hillsborough Township, Somerset County. He served in Captain Abraham Ditmar's Company of Infantry, Colonel John Freylinghuysen's Third Regiment, New Jersey Detailed Militia. He enlisted Sep 12, 1814 and was discharged Dec 9, 1814. For 2 months and 23 days' service he received 8 dollars per month for a total of $21.94. He was honorably discharged at Jersey City. For this service, he received Bounty Land Warrant number 95.043 for 40 acres of land in Ohio. His war record is file number BL. Wt 62,808-120-55.

In 1823, Abraham C. Brokaw moved to Ohio with his wife and seven of his children, leaving three married ones behind. His son Caleb had preceeded them to Warren Township, Jefferson County, Ohio.

After 2½ years there, Abraham died and was buried in Ohio.

The children of Abraham C. Brokaw and Maria Stryker were:

i Maria, b. Aug 8, 1792, m. James DeHart ca. 1814, d. Dec 11, 1865. 4 children
ii Jane, b Jul 6, 1794, bap. Aug 3, 1794, d. Aug 16, 1794
iii Peter, b. Aug 6, 1795, bap. Sep 20, 1795, d. ca. 1817
iv Caleb A., b. Dec 8, 1797, bap. Mar 11, 1798, m. 1st, Mariah Brokaw on Oct 9, 1819 (5 children); 2nd, Catherine Ruble on Sep 24, 1837. (9 chi1dren), d. Feb 14, 1889
v Simon Stryker, b. Feb 22, 1800, bap. Apr 20, 1800, m.1st, Sarah Young on Jun 24, 1822 (10 children); 2nd, Ellin Bellis on Jun 15, 1844 (14 children), d. Aug 19, 1880
vi Abraham, b. Mar 4 or 24, 1801, bap. Jun 6, 1802, m. 1st, Magdaland (Lana) Davis on May 25, 1822 (6 children); 2nd, Elizabeth Ann Robison on Jun 14, 1843 (2 children), d. 1870
*vii John Andrew, b. Jul 4, 1804, bap. Aug 26, 1804, m. Hannah Caroline Bush on Oct 27, 1827, d. Jan 17, 1893. 13 children
viii Jane Ann, b. Oct 5, 1806, bap. Dec 23, 1806, m. 1st, Gabriel Duvall on Jan 20, 1828; 2nd, -- Updike, d. Feb 24, 1881. At least one child
ix Cornelia Stryker, b. Mar 15, 1809, bap. Mar 28, 1809, m. Henry Stillwell on Mar 18, 1830
x Elizabeth Polhemus, b. Mar 15, l809, bap. Mar 28, 1809, m. George Mellon on May 13, 1827, d. aft. 1836. 3 children
xi Unnamed son, b. Aug 23, 1810, d. Sep 2, 1810
xii Isaac A., b. Sep 10, 1812, bap. Nov 22, 1812, m. Mary Elizabeth Guest on Oct 12, 1833, d. May 12, 1884. 8 children
xiii Henry F., b. Dec 10, 1814, bap. Mar 8, 1815, m. 1st, Louisa Coffing on Feb 16,1837 (13children); 2nd, Mrs Tacy (Myers) DeBolt on Jan 5, 1878 (1 child), d. Dec 12, 1897
xiv Peter Stryker, b. Mar 31, 1817, bap. Jul 6, 1817, m. Adeline F. Steatson on Aug 23, 1838, d. aft. 1860. 10 children
xv William Cornell, b. Jan 16, 1820, bap. Apr 23, 1820, d. Apr 21, 1821


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  • Created by: Larry Cornwell
  • Added: 12 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 32870741
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