Shelton Brockman

10 February 1790–25 February 1860 (Age 70)
Albemarle, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary 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 29. 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 lived in Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 25 February 1860, in Jackson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1816Madison, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1792 · Becomes the 15th State
    Age 2
    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
    Age 22
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 4259;2007: 8344; 2010: 11204)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’.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Shelton Brockman, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Shelton Brockman in entry for James R Baker and Margaret H, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Brockman, "United States Census, 1850"

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