Samuel Fitch Brockway

25 August 1860–29 December 1929 (Age 69)
Oswego, Kendall, Illinois, United States

The Life of Samuel Fitch

When Samuel Fitch Brockway was born on 25 August 1860, in Oswego, Kendall, Illinois, United States, his father, Jesse Brockway, was 42 and his mother, Jane Rose Fitch, was 30. He married Mary Etta Carpenter on 24 June 1884, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Wheatland Township, Will, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 December 1929, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Plainfield, Will, Illinois, United States.

Photos & Memories (4)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel Fitch Brockway
1860–1929
Mary Etta Carpenter
1863–1910
Marriage: 24 June 1884
Myrtle Edith Brockway
1886–1980
Daisy Lorene Brockway
1889–1920
Rose Isabelle Brockway
1890–1983
Helen M Brockway
1894–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1884
Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States
children

(4)

    Myrtle Edith Brockway

    Female1886–1980Female

    Daisy Lorene Brockway

    Female1889–1920Female

    Rose Isabelle Brockway

    Female1890–1983Female

    Helen M Brockway

    Female1894–1898Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 7

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English broke ‘brook’ + weye ‘way’, ‘road’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Brockway in household of Jesse Brockway, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Brockway, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Samuel Brockway, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.