Mary E. Brockett

20 April 1854–18 April 1937 (Age 83)
Salisbury, Salisbury, Herkimer, New York, United States

The Life of Mary E.

When Mary E. Brockett was born on 20 April 1854, in Salisbury, Salisbury, Herkimer, New York, United States, her father, David Zelora Brocket, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth H. Cole, was 24. She married Arthur L Brigham about 1869, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States for about 55 years and Byron, Genesee, New York, United States in 1930. She died on 18 April 1937, in Brockport, Sweden, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salisbury, Salisbury, Herkimer, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur L Brigham
Mary E. Brockett
Marriage: about 1869
Hattie Brigham
Faith Brigham

Spouse and Children

about 1869
United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Zelora Brocket


    Elizabeth H. Cole




World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 9

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 22

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place called Brocket in Ayrshire.2 Scottish and English: from Middle English bro(c)ket, a term denoting a stag in its second year with its first horns (diminutive of Old French brock), probably applied as a nickname.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Brockett in household of David Z Brockett, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Mary E Brockett in household of George Glazier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie E Brigham, "New York, State Census, 1905"

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