Calvin Easton Brodhead

Calvin Easton Brodhead

Birth
Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Apr 1907 (aged 60)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 112
Memorial ID 40356624 · View Source
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Sp/o 1) Laura C. (Leisenring), 2) Mary C. (Lewis);
s/o Andrew J. & Ophelia (Easton) Brodhead

Source: John W. Jordan. 1911. Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania. 3 vols. Lewis Publ. Co., New York:

Calvin Easton, born in Pike county, Pennsylvania, December 27, 1846; married (first) December 6, 1870, Laura Clewell Leisenring, born at Mauch Chunk, August 9, 1848, daughter of Alexander William and Ann (Ruddle) Leisenring. They had Anna Leisenring, born November 12, 1871; Emily Easton, born November 3, 1872; Alexander William, January 1, 1874; married (second) at Oakville, Canada, Mary Lewis, who died March 31, 1905.

According to his obituary in The Reading Eagle on 5/1/1907, he died suddenly of gastritis in NYC. "He was widely known in railroad and contracting affairs, having served as chief engineer of the Lehigh Valley Railroad for some time. In 1872 he supervised the construction of the Easton and Amboy division of the road. He was well known in Flemington, NJ, where he lived before locating at Mauch Chunk."



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  • Created by: gbk
  • Added: 6 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40356624
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Calvin Easton Brodhead (27 Dec 1846–29 Apr 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40356624, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by gbk (contributor 47159184) .