Rev George Lewis Brokaw

Rev George Lewis Brokaw

Birth
Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, USA
Death 16 Feb 1906 (aged 56)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Liscomb, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Plot Block I, Lot 22, Grave N2
Memorial ID 84049884 · View Source
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Block I, Lot 22 Owner: G L Brokaw. Buried therein: George L Brokaw, Martha (Mattie) Brokaw, Zoe Brokaw. No burial listed in Grave N1.

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George Brokaw was born in Princeton, Illinois, and attended schools there. Then he studied, for the ministry, and became the pastor of the Christian Church, in Roseville, Ill. Was married, there, to Martha Wilson, a daughter of Hamilton and Phebe Wilson. All of the children of Rev. and Mrs. George Brokaw, were born in Roseville, where the family lived until just before the turn of the century, when they went to Iowa. Rev. Brokaw had his head-quarters in Des Moines, and, from there he filled appointments throughout the state. Was an evangelist, and the founder of numerous Christian Churches, and established the Christian Union, there, in Des Moines. Died there.

Provided by: Find A Grave contributor Dennis Lee Brokaw, Sr. Lcdr. USN Ret.


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  • Originally Created by: limajest
  • Added: 26 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 84049884
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev George Lewis Brokaw (18 Jul 1849–16 Feb 1906), Find a Grave Memorial no. 84049884, citing Liscomb Cemetery, Liscomb, Marshall County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .