Philip Calkins Brockway

Brief Life History of Philip Calkins

When Philip Calkins Brockway was born on 30 March 1814, in Schodack, Rensselaer, New York, United States, his father, William Calkins Brockway, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Hadley, was 32. He lived in Constable, Franklin, New York, United States in 1820 and Westville, Franklin, New York, United States in 1830. He died on 4 November 1847, at the age of 33, and was buried in Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Calkins Brockway
1782–1862
Elizabeth Hadley
1782–1870
Martha Ann Brockway
1809–
William Hadley Brockway
1813–1891
Philip Calkins Brockway
1814–1847
Daniel Dunbar Brockway
1815–1899
Betsey Augusta Brockway
1816–1840
Jennette Ophelia Brockway
1818–1899
Jane Eveline Brockway
1819–1821
Lucy Olivia Brockway
1821–1825
Alonzo Washington Brockway
1824–1894

Sources (3)

  • Census Record - William Elizabeth (Hadley) Brockway family, Westville, New Yor
  • Philip C Brockway, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Census - William and Elizabeth (Hadley) Brockway family, Constable, NY

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English broke ‘brook, stream’ + weye ‘way, road’, for someone who lived ‘(by the) road near the brook’. The name may refer to a lost or as yet unidentified place.

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

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