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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Elisha Brockway
Abigail Hall
Erastus Brockway
Elizabeth Brockway
Abel Brockway
Eunice Brockway
Elisha W. Brockway Jr.
Hepzibah Brockway
Abigail Brockway
Eusebius Brockway
Nancy Brockway
Bela Brockway
Hannah Brockway
Chianna Brockway
Erastus Brockway
William Hall Brockway

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  • 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.


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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