Shelton Brockman

Brief Life History of Shelton

When Shelton Brockman was born on 10 February 1790, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Francis Brockman, was 32 and his mother, Frances Shelton, was 31. He married Eleanor Baker on 16 May 1816, in Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 25 February 1860, in Jackson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70.

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Shelton Brockman
Eleanor Baker
Marriage: 16 May 1816
Sarah E Brockman
Burgess Brockman
Elizabeth Sally Brockman
Ambrose Brockman
Elizabeth Brockman
Frances Brockman
John B Brockman
Margaret H Brockman

Sources (5)

  • Shelton Brockman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Shelton Brochman, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Shelton Brockman in entry for James R Baker and Margaret H, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

World Events (8)


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1792 · Becomes the 15th State

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant of Brookman , a topographic name for someone who lived by a brook or stream (see Brook 1).

Americanized form of Jewish (from Poland) Brokman: occupational name, an agent form based on the Yiddish verb brokn ‘to crumble, shred’.

Americanized form of German Brockmann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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