John Brockner

July 1846–22 March 1937 (Age 90)
Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States

The Life of John

When John Brockner was born in July 1846, in Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Brockner, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Maria Maynard, was 31. He married Evelina Van Buskirk on 26 October 1870, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States for about 25 years and Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 22 March 1937, in Mount Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Mount Pleasant, Westchester, New York, United States.

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John Brockner
Evelina Van Buskirk
Marriage: 26 October 1870
James A. Brockner
Evelina Brockner
Leanora Brockner
Arthur E Brockner
Edith Van Buskirk

Spouse and Children


    Evelina Van Buskirk


26 October 1870
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 17

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

Age 17

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.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 24

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Brockner in household of Alfred J Glidewell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Brockner in household of Josept Brockner, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • John Brockner, "United States Census, 1880"

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