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 David Brookman

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David Brookman

Birth
Wales
Death 22 Jan 1907 (aged 75–76)
Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Bunning 136-3-1
Memorial ID 40021235 View Source
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Rock Springs Miner, Jan 26, 1907
Death of David Brookman

David Brookman, one of the old and respected citizens of this place, passed away Tuesday morning at the hospital, where he had been confined for about a week.

Mr. Brookman was born in Wales about eighty-three years ago. He came to America previous to the civil war and served with a Pennsylvania regiment during that conflict, being one of the few veterans residing in this city.

In 1869 he came to Rock Springs and began work in the mines. He is remembered as one of the best inside track layers, who ever worked in the mines in this region. Later he became a mine boss and held various important positions with the Union Pacific Co. Three years ago last September his wife, who was the mother of the Harvey children, was laid to rest.

The funeral services were held at the Congregational church on Wednesday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Lewis, the pallbearers being among the oldest residents of the town.


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  • Created by: Joe Gibbens
  • Added: 29 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 40021235
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/40021235/david-brookman : accessed ), memorial page for David Brookman (1831–22 Jan 1907), Find a Grave Memorial ID 40021235, citing Rock Springs Cemetery, Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Joe Gibbens (contributor 48740479) .