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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Family Time Line

Shelton Brockman
1790–1860
Eleanor Baker
1793–1870
Marriage: 16 May 1816
Sarah E Brockman
1817–1857
Burgess Brockman
1817–1870
Elizabeth Sally Brockman
1818–1867
Ambrose Brockman
1821–
Elizabeth Brockman
1823–
Frances Brockman
1825–
John B Brockman
1826–1893
Margaret H Brockman
1827–

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)

1791

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

1792 · Becomes the 15th State

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

1812

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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