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Family of Francis Hastings BROKAW Sr. (17) & Margaret Rebecca FOREMAN

Photo Courtesy of Eve Brokaw Adams
Francis "Frank" Hastings Brokaw, Sr. and
his wife Margaret "Maggie" Rebecca Foreman


50. Rev. Augustus David BROKAW.1,7,13 Born on 24 Jul 1886 in Lamar, Nebraska.18 Resided in Arlington, Washington, then Rochester, Minnesota.18  Augustus David died in Feb 1970 in Minnesota.19 Rev. Augustus David Brokaw was buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Occupation: pastor; he held pastorates in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and other places, and his last one was in Arlington, Washington.18 SS#: 539-34-079330

On 21 Jun 1911 when Augustus David was 24, he married Bessie Wheeler BERG.18 She was born in McPherson, Kansas.18

They had the following children:
107 i. Evelyn Joy (1913-)
108 ii. William "Bill" Edward (1915-)
109 iii. Celia Mae (1917-)
110 iv. Eugenia Elizabeth (1923-)


Photo Courtesy of Paul Kennedy and Glen Houdersheldt
rear left-right: Frank Brokaw Jr., A.D. Brokaw holding Eugenia, Frank Brokaw Sr.
center left-right: Eva Brokaw, Bessie (Wife of A.D.), Margaret (Foreman) Brokaw
front l-r: Bill Brokaw, Celia Brokaw, Eva's Daughter (?) Eppard, Evelyn Brokaw
(1924)

From Our Brokaw-Bragaw Heritage, p.619:18
Augustus D. Brokaw, born at Lamar, Nebraska, attended the Cotner University at Bethany, Nebr., graduating 1912 with an A.B. Degree; had studied for the ministry and held numerous pastorates before retiring in 1957. Bessie Berg was born at McPherson, Kansas, and they lived in a number of localities. He held pastorates in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and other places, and his last one was in Arlington, Washington, where he had retired. From 1958 on he has been in Rochester, Minnesota. Letters received from him from Arlington, Wn. and Rochester, Minn.

Photo Courtesy of Paul Kennedy and Glen Houdersheldt
Margaret (Foreman) Brokaw with Son Augustus David Brokaw
and Daughter Alletta Ann Brokaw (Circa 1925)

Elsie Lavina
Brokaw (ca 1908)

51. Elsie Lavina BROKAW.1,13 Born on 19 Dec 1887 in Lamar, Nebraska.30 Elsie Lavina died in May 1969 in California.19 SS#: 505-38-869930

On 21 Jun 1915 when Elsie Lavina was 27, she married Emery Ronald CORNELL Sr. 13,30 Immigrated to Phoenix, Arizona from Larned, Kansas.13

They had the following children:
111 i. Evangelyn Adelle (1916-)
112 ii. Emery Ronald (1918-)

From Our Brokaw-Bragaw Heritage, p.494:13
"Elsie Brokaw married, June 21, 1915, to Emery R. Cornell of Larned, Kansas, and they lived there, but now live in Phoenix, Arizona."

Photo Courtesy of Eve Brokaw Adams
Elsie Lavina, Eva June, and Augustus David Brokaw

52. Eva June BROKAW.1,13 Born on 16 Jun 1889 in Milford, Nebraska.30 Eva June died on 15 Apr 195130 or 22 Apr 1951;13 she was 61. Occupation: principal of high school at Clarinda, Iowa.13

Eva June married Mr. [Unidentified] EPPARD.13

They had the following known child:
112A i. Daughter (ca1911-)

From Our Brokaw-Bragaw Family Heritage, p.494:13
Eva Brokaw graduated from the University of Nebraska, 1914, with an A.B. Degree, and was principal of high school at Clarinda, Iowa. She married a Mr. Shepard [sic Eppard], had no children [sic one known daughter--see photo], and she d. there Apr 22, 1951.

Photo Courtesy of Paul Kennedy and Glen Houdersheldt
front left-right: Margaret Brokaw and Daughters Aletta Ann Kennedy,
rear left-right: Eva June, and Elsie Lavina Cornell (Circa 1930's)

Francis "Frank" Hastings
Brokaw Jr. (ca 1908)

Photo Courtesy of Eve Brokaw Adams
Francis "Frank" Hastings
Brokaw Jr. as baby

53. Francis Hastings BROKAW Jr.13 Born on 21 Aug 1892 in Milford, Seward Co., Nebraska.30 Immigrated to and resided in Everett, Snohomish Co., Washington.18 Francis Hastings died in Jul 1978 in Everett, Snohomish Co., Washington.19 Occupation: superintendent of schools in Bethany.18 Alias/AKA: "Frank."1 SS#: 506-22-262130

On 29 May 1917 when Francis Hastings was 24, he married June ERFORD,18 daughter of Elton J. ERFORD & Lilly Bell LOWERY, in Staplehurst, Nebraska.18 SS#: 506-24-618330

They had the following children:
113 i. Ruth Lillian (1918-)
114 ii. Vern Eldon (1926-)

From Our Brokaw-Bragaw Heritage, p.619:18
Frank Brokaw, as he is called, born at Milford, Nebraska, completed grade and high school then attended Cotner College (or University) at Bethany, Nebraska, graduating with an A.B. Degree, 1916. June Erford was a daughter of Elton J. and Lilly Bell (Lowery) Erford, and she and Francis Brokaw were married in Staplehurst, Nebraska. Frank was superintendent of schools, in Bethany, for some time, and later they removed to the State of Washington and are living in Everett.
54. Aletta Ann BROKAW.1,13 Born on 22 Jan 189730 in Milford, Seward Co., Nebraska.18,30 Immigrated to Upland, California.18 Occupation: school teacher until her marriage.18 Religion: she and her husband were missionaries for the Christian Church in the Philippines for many years.18 Alias/AKA: Alletta.1

On 11 Aug 1920 when Aletta Ann was 23, she married Rev. Paul D. KENNEDY.30 Occupation: pastor.18 Religion: Rev. and Mrs. Paul Kennedy were missionaries for the Christian Church in the Philippines for many years.18

They had the following children:
115 i. Margaret Mae (1921-)
116 ii. Paul Brokaw (1922-)
117 iii. Jean (1925-)
118 iv. Robert (1929-)

From Our Brokaw-Bragaw Heritage, p.619:18
Aletta Brokaw, born and reared in Milford, Nebraska, and near the town of Seward, which towns were near the farm of her parents. She attended Cotner University at Bethany, Nebr. graduating, 1918, with an A.B. Degree, then taught school until married. The Rev. and Mrs. Paul Kennedy were missionaries for the Christian Church in the Philippines for many years. They now reside in Upland, California.

In the family of the Rev. Kennedys there are 8 grandchildren, who were not named in the records sent to us by the Rev. A.D. Brokaw, then of Everett, Washington. Was visiting there at the time.


Photo Courtesy of Paul Kennedy and Glen Houdersheldt
The Daughters of Francis Hastings Brokaw, Sr. and Margaret (Foreman) Brokaw
left-right: Elsie, Alletta, Margaret, and Eva (Circa 1911)

55. Margaret Naomi BROKAW.1,13 Born on 19 Dec 1898 in Seward, Seward Co., Nebraska.13 She was the twin of Fred Wilson Brokaw.1 Margaret Naomi died in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., Nebraska on 4 Nov 1920; she was 21.13


Photo Courtesy of Paul Kennedy and Glen Houdersheldt
Siblings: Fred and Margaret (twins), and Aletta Brokaw
Bethany, Nebraska (Circa 1909)

56. Fred Wilson BROKAW.13 Born on 19 Dec 1898 in Seward, Seward Co., Nebraska.30 Fred Wilson was the twin of Margaret Naomi Brokaw.1 Immigrated to Bellingham, Washington from Lincoln where they had resided for years.20 Occupation: underwriter and staff manager of the Prudential Insurance Co. of America.20 Religion: they were members of the Christian Church; he was an Elder and Bible school teacher of high school age children; member of the choir and of the church board.20 Alias/AKA: "Freddie."1

On 16 Jun 1920 when Fred Wilson was 21, he married Myra Aletha HARDING,20 in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., Nebraska.20 She was born in Hebron, Nebraska.20

They had the following children:
119 i. Richard Harding (1921-)
120 ii. Phyllis Irene (1922-)
121 iii. Shirley Marie (1927-)


Photo Courtesy of Paul Kennedy and Glen Houdersheldt
Fred Brokaw, His Mother Margaret, and Wife Myra (Harding) Brokaw (October 1944)

From Our Brokaw-Bragaw Heritage, p.620:20
Fred Brokaw, born on a farm near Milford, Nebraska, received his education there and in Lincoln, Nebraska. he then served in the U.S. Army in World War One to 1918. He was married in Lincoln to Myra Harding who was born in Hebron, Nebraska, and they lived in Lincoln for years prior to moving to Bellingham, Washington. Fred Brokaw is employed there as underwriter and staff manager of the Prudential Insurance Co of America. The family are members of the Christian Church; he an Elder and Bible school teacher of high school age children; member of the choir and of the church board.
Military: Fred Wilson Brokaw served in the U.S. Army in World War One until 1918.20


Photo Courtesy of James H. Roudebaugh and Glen Houdersheldt
Margaret "Maggie" Rebecca (Foreman) Brokaw (1942)

57. William Edward BROKAW.1,13 Born on 4 Feb 1901 in Seward, Seward Co., Nebraska.21 William Edward died in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., Nebraska on 12 Feb 1910; he was 9.13


Photo & Information Courtesy of Paul Kennedy
Brokaw House East of Bethany (now Lincoln), Nebraska Circa 1890's
"The family moved from Seward to make it possible for the children to attend Bethany Academy & College."


Photo Courtesy of Paul Kennedy and Glen Houdersheldt
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