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BROCKAW (Soundex B620) — See also BROCAW, BROCK, BROKAW, COCKAYNE, HOCKADAY, LOCKARD, ROCKAFELLOW, STOCKARD.

  Brockaw, William S. — of Bayside, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Postmaster at Bayside, N.Y., 1874. Burial location unknown.


BROCKBANK (Soundex B621) — See also BROCK, BROOKBANK, BUCKBARRON, COCKBURN, HACKBARTH, KRICKBAUM, LOCKBURNER, ROCKBURN, STOCKBRIDGE, WECKBAUGH.

  Brockbank, Greg — of San Rafael, Marin County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


BROCKENBOROUGH (Soundex B625) — See also BOROUGH, BOROUGHS, BROCKENBROUGH, BROCKENTON, BROCKETT, BROKENBURR, CHEESBOROUGH, DESBOROUGH, DISBOROUGH, DOCKENEY, EDINBOROUGH, GOLDSBOROUGH, HANSBOROUGH, HOCKENBERRY, HOCKENHULL, HOCKENSMITH, LOCKEN, LOUGHBOROUGH, MICKLEBOROUGH, QUACKENBOS, QUACKENBOSS, ROSBOROUGH, ROSEBOROUGH, ROXBOROUGH, SCARBOROUGH, STANSBOROUGH, YARBOROUGH.

  BROCKENBOROUGH: See also Hollie Brockenborough McCormac — Elijah Brockenborough White


BROCKENBROUGH (Soundex B625) — See also BILLBROUGH, BROCKENBOROUGH, BROCKENTON, BROCKETT, BROKENBURR, BROUGH, BROUGHAM, BROUGHTON, CHEASBROUGH, CHEESBROUGH, CHESBROUGH, CHESEBROUGH, DOCKENEY, ERKENBRECHER, HANSBROUGH, HOCKENBERRY, HOCKENHULL, HOCKENSMITH, HOLKENBRINK, KIMBROUGH, LOCKEN, NEWBROUGH, PELBROUGH, PIEKENBROCK, ROSEBROUGH, RUKENBROD, SCARBROUGH, STRUCKENBRUCK, YARBROUGH.

  BROCKENBROUGH: See also Joseph William Chinn — Bernard Brockenbrough Semmes
  Brockenbrough, John White (1806-1877) — of Virginia. Born in Hanover County, Va., December 23, 1806. Lawyer; newspaper editor; law professor; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Virginia, 1846-61; resigned 1861; Delegate from Virginia to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62; Confederate District Judge, 1861. Died in Lexington, Va., February 20, 1877 (age 70 years, 59 days). Interment at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of William Brockenbrough; brother-in-law of Edward Colston; great-grandson of Carter Braxton (1736-1797); first cousin of William Henry Brockenbrough.
  Political family: Brockenbrough-Stevenson-Braxton-Tyler family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile
  Brockenbrough, William (1778-1838) — of Virginia. Born in Essex County, Va., July 10, 1778. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1802-03, 1807-09. Died in Richmond, Va., December 10, 1838 (age 60 years, 153 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Edward Colston; father of John White Brockenbrough (1806-1877); uncle of William Henry Brockenbrough; grandson-in-law of Carter Braxton.
  Political families: Brockenbrough-Stevenson-Braxton-Tyler family of Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Brockenbrough, William Henry (1812-1850) — also known as William H. Brockenbrough — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Born in Virginia, February 23, 1812. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Florida state house of representatives, 1837; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Florida, 1838-40; member of Florida state senate, 1840-44; U.S. Representative from Florida at-large, 1846-47. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., January 28, 1850 (age 37 years, 339 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Cemetery, Tallahassee, Fla.
  Relatives: Nephew of William Brockenbrough; first cousin of John White Brockenbrough (1806-1877).
  Political families: Brockenbrough-Stevenson-Braxton-Tyler family of Virginia; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


BROCKENTON (Soundex B625) — See also BROCKENBOROUGH, BROCKENBROUGH, BROCKETT, BROCKINTON, DOCKENEY, FRANKENTHAL, FRANKENTHALER, HOCKENBERRY, HOCKENHULL, HOCKENSMITH, KENT, KENTNER, KENTON, KENTUCKY, LOCKEN, MCKENTY, PILKENTON, TARKENTON.

  Brockenton, Isaac — of Darlington County, S.C. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Darlington County, 1868. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.


BROCKETT (Soundex B623) — See also BRACKET, BRACKETT, BRICKETT, BROCK, BROCKENBOROUGH, BROCKENBROUGH, BROCKENTON, CROCKET, CROCKETT, DOCKETY, HOCKETT, LOCKETT, LOCKETTE, ROCKETT.

  Brockett, Bruce — of Arizona. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, Calvin B. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, David L. — of Suffield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Suffield; elected 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, Edward H. — of Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Simsbury; elected 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, Ernest Ransom (1864-1945) — also known as Ernest R. Brockett — of North Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in North Haven, New Haven County, Conn., October 27, 1864. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from North Haven, 1926. Died in North Haven, New Haven County, Conn., May 14, 1945 (age 80 years, 199 days). Interment at Hamden Plains Cemetery, Hamden, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Justus Franklin Brockett (1816-1898) and Susan Rowena (Doolittle) Brockett (1818-1909); married, January 11, 1888, to Elizabeth Ann Sanford (1860-1929); second cousin once removed of Orlando Scoville Hotchkiss and Cyrus Arthur Hotchkiss; second cousin thrice removed of Philip Frisbee; third cousin thrice removed of James Doolittle Wooster; fourth cousin of Frank L. Stiles (1854-1922), John Henry Blakeslee and George Newbury Blakeslee; fourth cousin once removed of George Wells Beach and Waldo Stiles Blakeslee.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Brockett, Florence A. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, Frederick S. — of Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hamden, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, Glenn Francis (1910-1999) — of Iowa. Born in Boone County, Iowa, May 5, 1910. Member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1960. Died in Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, July 20, 1999 (age 89 years, 76 days). Interment somewhere in Marshalltown, Iowa.
  Brockett, Ira — of Galway, Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County 1st District, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, Jesse — of North Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from North Haven, 1829-30, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, Robert — of High Point, Guilford County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Guilford County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Brockett, Roy R. — of Kenmore, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BROCKGREITENS (Soundex B626) — See also BREITEL, BREITENBACH, BREITENBUCHER, BREITENSTEIN, DINKGRAVE, EBENREITER, GEISREITER, GREITENS, GREITZER, HABINGREITHER, MARKGRAF, REITENBACH, REITER, SHREKGAST.

  Brockgreitens, F. B. — of St. Charles, St. Charles County, Mo. Mayor of St. Charles, Mo., 1973. Still living as of 1973.


BROCKHOFF (Soundex B621) — See also BARKHUFF, BOCKHORST, BOCKHOVEN, BROCK, BROCKHOLLS, BROCKHOLST, BROCKHURST, ECKHOFF, EICKHOFF, EIKHOFF, KARICKHOFF, KERCKHOFF, MARKHOFF, RICKHOFF, RIECKHOFF, ROCKHILL, ROCKHOLD, ROCKHOLT, STOCKHO, STRUCKHOFF.

  Brockhoff, Barb — of Indiana. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


BROCKHOLLS (Soundex B624) — See also BARKHOLZ, BIRKHOLZ, BOCKHORST, BOCKHOVEN, BROCKHOFF, BROCKHOLST, BROCKHURST, BUCKHOLTZ, BURKHOLZ, HAWICKHOLST, NICHOLLS, ROCKHILL, ROCKHOLD, ROCKHOLT, STOCKHO.

  Brockholls, Anthony (c.1656-1723) — Born in England, about 1656. Colonial Governor of New York, 1681-83. Died in Bergen County, N.J., August 29, 1723 (age about 67 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Great-grandfather of Henry Brockholst Livingston and Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825); second great-grandfather of Peter Augustus Jay (1776-1843) and William Jay; third great-grandfather of John Jay II; fourth great-grandfather of Charles Ludlow Livingston; fifth great-grandfather of Peter Augustus Jay (1877-1933) and Brockholst Livingston.
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article


BROCKHOLST (Soundex B624) — See also BOCKHORST, BOCKHOVEN, BROCKHOFF, BROCKHOLLS, BROCKHURST, BUCKHOLTZ, GHOLSTON, HAWICKHOLST, HOLST, HOLSTE, HOLSTEAD, HOLSTEIN, HOLSTEN, HOLSTINE, HOLSTON, ROCKHILL, ROCKHOLD, ROCKHOLT, STOCKHO, VONHOLSTEIN.

  BROCKHOLST: See also Francis Brockholst Cutting — Henry Brockholst Livingston — Brockholst Livingston


BROCKHURST (Soundex B626) — See also BLACKHURST, BROCKHOFF, BROCKHOLLS, BROCKHOLST, PARKHURST, ROCKHILL, ROCKHOLD, ROCKHOLT.

  Brockhurst, Verna — of Falls Church, Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.


BROCKINGTON (Soundex B625) — See also BROCKINTON, COCKING, COCKINGS, DOCKING, ELKINGTON, HOCKING, KINGTON, LECKINGTON, OCKINGTON, PILKINGTON, POCKINGTON, ROCKINGHAM, SKROCKI, STOCKING, STOCKINGER, TALKINGTON, TARKINGTON, TURKINGTON, WALKINGTON, WEGROCKI, ZABROCKI.

  Brockington, Catherine — of Saugatuck, Allegan County, Mich. Democrat. Chair of Allegan County Democratic Party, 2007. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Brockington, William John — of Richland County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate, 1967-72 (21st District 1967-68, 10th District 1969-72). Still living as of 1972.


BROCKINTON (Soundex B625) — See also BROCKENTON, BROCKINGTON, ELKINTON, KINTER, KINTNER, KINTZ, KINTZING, KINTZINGER, MACKINTOSH, ROCKINGHAM, SKROCKI, WEGROCKI, ZABROCKI.

  Brockinton, Heyward — of Richland County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Richland County, 1941-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BROCKLEHURST (Soundex B624) — See also HAZLEHURST, KLEHA, KLEHS, LEILEHUA, RIDDLEHURST, ROCKLAND, SWINDLEHURST, VANBROCKLIN, WHITEHURST.

  Brocklehurst, Harry — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. Burial location unknown.


BROCKMAN (Soundex B625) — See also BOCKMAN, BRACKMAN, BRICKMAN, BROCK, BROCKMEISER, BROCKMEYER, BROOCKMAN, BROOKMAN, COCKMAN, HOCKMAN, KLOCKMAN, LOCKMAN, ROCKMAN, STOCKMAN, THROCKMORTON.

  BROCKMAN: See also Brockman Adams — John Hollis Bankhead — John Hollis Bankhead II — William Brockman Bankhead — Charles McIlvaine Kinsolving, Jr.
  Brockman, Mrs. B. B. — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Brockman, Clay T. — of Quincy, Branch County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Hillsdale District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Brockman, J. H. — Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Königsburg, 1862-66. Burial location unknown.
  Brockman, James — of Illinois. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention Brown and Schuyler counties, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Brockman, John B. — of Brown County, Wis. Progressive. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Brown County 2nd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brockman, Laura — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Brockman, Thomas Anderson — of Kentucky. Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Brockman, Washington — of Mt. Sterling, Brown County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.


BROCKMEISER (Soundex B625) — See also BLACKMER, BRINKMEIER, BROCKMAN, BROCKMEYER, EICKMEYER, HACKMEYER, KOLKMEIER, MEISEL, MEISENHEIMER, MEISENHOELDER, MEISER, NEIMEISER, ROCKMAN, SCHMEISER, STOCKMEISTER, STOCKMEYER, STRUCKMEYER, THROCKMORTON, WERKMEISTER.

  Brockmeiser, Charles L. — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.


BROCKMEYER (Soundex B625) — See also BERKEMEYER, BIRKIMER, BLACKMER, BRINKMEYER, BROCKMAN, BROCKMEISER, BRUCKHEIMER, BURCKMYER, EICKMEYER, HACKMEYER, KOLKMEYER, ROCKMAN, SCHWENKMEYER, STOCKMEISTER, STOCKMEYER, STRUCKMEYER, THROCKMORTON.

  Brockmeyer, Henry Clay (1828-1906) — also known as Henry C. Brockmeyer — of St. Louis, Mo. Born August 12, 1828. Democrat. Member of Missouri state senate 34th District, 1871-74; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1877-81. Died July 26, 1906 (age 77 years, 348 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Henry Clay
  Brockmeyer, John H. (1890-1984) — of Lime Springs, Howard County, Iowa; Pleasantville, Marion County, Iowa. Born in Colesburg, Delaware County, Iowa, September 14, 1890. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; farmer; member of Iowa state house of representatives from Howard County, 1951. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau. Died in July, 1984 (age 93 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of J. H. Brockmeyer and Anna (Woeste) Brockmeyer; married 1920 to Clara L. Kuntz.


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