William Alfred Brockman

1888–1972 (Age 83)
Orange, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Alfred

When William Alfred Brockman was born on 5 December 1888, in Orange, Virginia, United States, his father, Alfred P. Brockman, was 27 and his mother, Bettie Bird Coleman, was 20. He married Alice Elizabeth Baker on 17 February 1913, in Orange, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Taylor Magisterial District, Orange, Virginia, United States for about 40 years. He died in November 1972, at the age of 83.

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William Alfred Brockman
Alice Elizabeth Baker
Marriage: 17 February 1913
Elizabeth Byrd Brockman
William A Brockman Jr.
Kate B Brockman
Mabel Louise Brockman

Spouse and Children

17 February 1913
Orange, Virginia, United States


    Elizabeth Byrd Brockman


    William A Brockman Jr.


    Kate B Brockman



Parents and Siblings

    Alfred P. Brockman


    Bettie Bird Coleman




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a brook or stream, an elaborated form of Brock 1.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained.3 Respelling of German Brockmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William A Brockman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H Brockman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willis A Brockny in household of Alfred P Brockny, "United States Census, 1910"

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