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 Beman Brockway

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Beman Brockway

Birth
Southampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 16 Dec 1892 (aged 77)
Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Burial Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Plot U 67 01L
Memorial ID 44431231 View Source
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Haddock's Centennial History of Jefferson County, N.Y., 1894, states that the Hon. Bemen Brockway was born in Southampton, Mass on April 12, 1815; and died in Watertown, NY on December 16, 1892. He was the editor of the daily Times and Reformer, and the first President of the Jefferson County Historical Society, having been elected at its' founding on May 10, 1886. Kimball's Watertown City Directory of 1880 - 1881 lists Mr. Brockway's address as 56 Stone street.

From Brookside Cemetery Records:
BROCKWAY BEMAN U 67 01L 1815 1892

Beman Brockway, son of Gideon and Nancy (Williams) Brockway.
Author: Brockway, Beman
Place: Watertown, NY
Year: 1887
Genealogy of a Branch of the Descendants of Wolston Brockway, who Settled in Lyme, Connecticut about 1660



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See also the site of Marion Estelle Cooper, a painting commissioned by Mr. Beman Brockway upon her death.


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