Herman Eugene Broekers

9 May 1919–February 1981 (Age 61)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Herman Eugene

When Herman Eugene Broekers was born on 9 May 1919, in Indiana, United States, his father, Martin Henry Broekers, was 25 and his mother, Beulah Mae Carper, was 17. He married Betty Maxine Kline on 22 December 1945, in Ligonier, Perry Township, Noble, Indiana, United States. He lived in Perry Township, Noble, Indiana, United States in 1940 and Ligonier, Perry Township, Noble, Indiana, United States in 1945. He registered for military service in 1941. He died in February 1981, at the age of 61, and was buried in Syracuse, Turkey Creek Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States.

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Herman Eugene Broekers
Betty Maxine Kline
Marriage: 22 December 1945

Spouse and Children

22 December 1945
Ligonier, Perry Township, Noble, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Henry Broekers





World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Dutch:1. variant of the personal name Broekaert, itself a variant of Burghart . 2. topographic name for someone living in a marsh, an agent derivative of Middle Dutch broek.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hermon Brockus in household of Eugene Carper, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herman E Brockers in household of Daniel D Stutzman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herman Broekers in household of Ellis Smith, "United States Census, 1920"

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