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Alonzo Washington Brockway

Birth
Malone, Franklin County, New York, USA
Death 20 Jul 1894 (aged 69)
Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee, USA
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Born to William C Brockway. His father fought in War of 1812; at age 19 AWB went west to Ft. Brady where an older bro., Rev. Wm. H. Brockway, was chaplain in U. S. army. In 1849 went to California, arriving in Sacramento Valley July of that year; returned to the "States" in 1851 and became cashier, Forest City Bank, Cleveland, Ohio; moved to Brownsville, Tenn. in 1869 and established the Brownsville Savings Bank which he served as cashier until his death; left a widow. He lived a remarkable life which you can read an online book "Sketches of Prominent Tennesseans" by William Spear (1888). He was married to Juliette Meigs (1823-97) of Malone, NY in Dec 1851. They had a boy named William Guy Brockway born in Cleveland in 1858.


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  • Created by: Douglas Robinson
  • Added: 20 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87118216
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alonzo Washington Brockway (22 Sep 1824–20 Jul 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87118216, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Douglas Robinson (contributor 46999364) .