Esther Marie Brockett

1 April 1876–9 January 1963 (Age 86)
Montowese, North Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Esther Marie

When Esther Marie Brockett was born on 1 April 1876, in Montowese, North Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Edward Brockett, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ann Lincoln, was 27. She married John Joseph Welch on 2 September 1907, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 9 January 1963, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

John Joseph Welch
Esther Marie Brockett
Marriage: 2 September 1907
Margaret Mary Welch

Spouse and Children

2 September 1907
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Brockett


    Mary Ann Lincoln




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

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