Elisha W. Brockway Jr.

Brief Life History of Elisha W.

When Elisha W. Brockway Jr. was born in 1787, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elisha Brockway, was 28 and his mother, Abigail Hall, was 26. He died in August 1809, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Brockway
1759–1812
Abigail Hall
1761–1842
Erastus Brockway
1779–1801
Elizabeth Brockway
1781–1801
Abel Brockway
1783–1808
Eunice Brockway
1785–1825
Elisha W. Brockway Jr.
1787–1809
Hepzibah Brockway
1789–1829
Abigail Brockway
1790–1872
Eusebius Brockway
1793–1876
Nancy Brockway
1795–1808
Bela Brockway
1797–1833
Hannah Brockway
1798–1808
Chianna Brockway
1800–1880
Erastus Brockway
1802–1881
William Hall Brockway
1806–1841

Sources (1)

  • Elisha Brockway, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (3)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

1797

Became State Capitol in 1797

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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