Brodbent and Broadbent Genealogy

Descendants of James Broadbent


Generation No. 1

1.  JAMES1 BROADBENT  He married (1) UNKN 2ND WIFE.    He married (2) UNKN 1ST WIFE.    He married (3) UNKN 3RD WIFE. 
 
Children of JAMES BROADBENT and UNKN WIFE are:
2. i. JOSEPH2 BROADBENT.
3. ii. GEORGE BROADBENT.
4. iii. GILES BROADBENT.
5. iv. SAMUEL BROADBENT.
6. v. THOMAS BROADBENT.
 vi. ROBERT BROADBENT.

Child of JAMES BROADBENT and UNKN WIFE is:
7. vii. JOHN2 BROADBENT.

Children of JAMES BROADBENT and UNKN WIFE are:
 viii. JANE2 BROADBENT.
 ix. JAMES BROADBENT.


Generation No. 2

2.  JOSEPH2 BROADBENT (JAMES1)  He married MARY BOTTOMLY. 
 
Children of JOSEPH BROADBENT and MARY BOTTOMLY are:
8. i. JOHN3 BROADBENT.
9. ii. GILES SYKES BROADBENT, b. England; d. 1842, Upper Mill, Saddleworth Twp, Yorkshire, England.
10. iii. JAMES BROADBENT.
11. iv. SALLIE BROADBENT.
12. v. JOSEPH BROADBENT, b. "Little Joe"..
13. vi. MARY BROADBENT.
14. vii. ESTHER BROADBENT.

3.  GEORGE2 BROADBENT (JAMES1)  He married (1) UNKN 1ST WIFE.    He married (2) 2ND WIFE SCHOFIELD. 
 
Children of GEORGE BROADBENT and UNKN WIFE are:
 i. JAMES3 BROADBENT.
 ii. JOHN BROADBENT.

Children of GEORGE BROADBENT and 2ND SCHOFIELD are:
15. iii. JOSEPH3 BROADBENT, JR..
 iv. WILLIAM BROADBENT.
 v. GEORGE BROADBENT.
 vi. ESTHER BROADBENT.
 vii. SARAH BROADBENT.
 viii. ANNIE (4) BROADBENT.

4.  GILES2 BROADBENT (JAMES1)  He married UNKN BOTTOMLY. 
 
Children of GILES BROADBENT and UNKN BOTTOMLY are:
 i. TIMOTHY3 BROADBENT, m. ELEANOR CLEWLY.
16. ii. ABRAM BROADBENT.
 iii. MARY BROADBENT, m. UNKN THORNTON.
 iv. ENOCH BROADBENT, d. Frankford.
 v. ANN (1) BROADBENT, m. UNKN LEES.

Notes for ANN (1) BROADBENT:
Lived in Chicago.

 vi. JOHN BROADBENT.

Notes for JOHN BROADBENT:
Lived in Chicago.

 vii. BENJAMIN BROADBENT.
 viii. ESTHER BROADBENT, m. UNKN WHITEHEAD.

5.  SAMUEL2 BROADBENT (JAMES1)  He married (1) UNKN 1ST WIFE.    He married (2) WIDOW WHITEHEAD. 
 
Children of SAMUEL BROADBENT and UNKN WIFE are:
 i. HARRY3 BROADBENT.
 ii. ESTHER BROADBENT.
 iii. BETTIE BROADBENT.
 iv. SAMUEL BROADBENT.

Children of SAMUEL BROADBENT and WIDOW WHITEHEAD are:
17. v. JAMES3 BROADBENT.
 vi. SETH BROADBENT.

6.  THOMAS2 BROADBENT (JAMES1)
 
Children of THOMAS BROADBENT are:
 i. THOMAS3 BROADBENT.
 ii. DAVID BROADBENT.

7.  JOHN2 BROADBENT (JAMES1)
 
Children of JOHN BROADBENT are:
 i. JAMES3 BROADBENT.
 ii. SAMUEL BROADBENT.
 iii. THOMAS BROADBENT.

Generation No. 3

8.  JOHN3 BROADBENT (JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  He married WIDOW BIDDLE. 

Notes for JOHN BROADBENT:
d. presumed to have lived in Frankford Germany.
 
Children of JOHN BROADBENT and WIDOW BIDDLE are:
18. i. JOSEPH4 BROADBENT.
19. ii. JOHN BROADBENT, 2ND, d. Frankford?.
20. iii. GILES BROADBENT.
21. iv. JAMES BROADBENT.

9.  GILES SYKES3 BROADBENT (JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born in England, and died 1842 in Upper Mill, Saddleworth Twp, Yorkshire, England.  He married UNKN SYKES. 

Notes for GILES SYKES BROADBENT:
died Abt. 1842 in Upper Mill, Saddleworth Twp, Yorkshire, England.
 
Children of GILES BROADBENT and UNKN SYKES are:
22. i. JOSEPH WILLIAM4 BROADBENT, b. 03 May 1806, Yorkshire, England; d. 26 May 1886, Morgantown, Berks, Pa..
 ii. MEALLEY? BROADBENT.

10.  JAMES3 BROADBENT (JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  He married ESTHER MARTHA WRIGLEY. 
 
Children of JAMES BROADBENT and ESTHER WRIGLEY are:
 i. ELIZA ANN4 BROADBENT.
 ii. SARAH BROADBENT.
 iii. CALEB BROADBENT.
 iv. MARTHA BROADBENT.

11.  SALLIE3 BROADBENT (JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  She married JOHN BROADBENT, COTE. 
 
Children of SALLIE BROADBENT and JOHN BROADBENT are:
23. i. SALLIE4 BROADBENT.
24. ii. WRIGHT BROADBENT.
25. iii. SOPHIA BROADBENT.
 iv. ESTHER BROADBENT.
 v. ANN (2) BROADBENT.
26. vi. JOHN BROADBENT.
27. vii. JAMES BROADBENT, b. England.

12.  JOSEPH3 BROADBENT (JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born in "Little Joe"..  He married SARAH FISHER. 

Notes for JOSEPH BROADBENT:
b. Lived in the "North" (USA), a "Yankee".
 
Children of JOSEPH BROADBENT and SARAH FISHER are:
 i. CALEB4 BROADBENT.
 ii. ALBERT BROADBENT.
 iii. MARY JANE BROADBENT.

13.  MARY3 BROADBENT (JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  She married JAMES WOOD. 
 
Children of MARY BROADBENT and JAMES WOOD are:
 i. SILAS4 WOOD, m. WIDOW CARPENTER.
28. ii. CORNELIA WOOD.
 iii. EUPHEMIA WOOD.

14.  ESTHER3 BROADBENT (JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  She married WILLIAM WOOD. 
 
Children of ESTHER BROADBENT and WILLIAM WOOD are:
29. i. JOSEPH4 WOOD.
30. ii. THIRZA WOOD.
 iii. ELIZABETH WOOD.

15.  JOSEPH3 BROADBENT, JR. (GEORGE2, JAMES1)
 
Children of JOSEPH BROADBENT, JR. are:
 i. EDWARD4 BROADBENT.
 ii. WALLACE BROADBENT.
 iii. JOHN BROADBENT.
 iv. SAM BROADBENT.
 v. MINERVA BROADBENT.

16.  ABRAM3 BROADBENT (GILES2, JAMES1)
 
Child of ABRAM BROADBENT is:
 i. GILES4 BROADBENT.

17.  JAMES3 BROADBENT (SAMUEL2, JAMES1)  He married MARTHA SHAW. 
 
Children of JAMES BROADBENT and MARTHA SHAW are:
31. i. SAMUEL4 BROADBENT.
32. ii. JOSEPH BROADBENT.
33. iii. MARY BROADBENT.

Generation No. 4

18.  JOSEPH4 BROADBENT (JOHN3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  He married SALLIE BROADBENT. 

Notes for JOSEPH BROADBENT:
Lived in the "North" (USA), a "Yankee".

Notes for SALLIE BROADBENT:
Daughter of John Broadbent and Sallie Broadbent.
 
Children of JOSEPH BROADBENT and SALLIE BROADBENT are:
 i. CORINA5 BROADBENT, m. JOHN WILSON, MD..
 ii. ELIJAH BROADBENT.
 iii. SOPHIA BROADBENT, m. UNKN JONES.
 iv. JOHN BROADBENT.

19.  JOHN4 BROADBENT, 2ND (JOHN3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) died in Frankford?.  He married ELIZABETH GRIFFITHS. 

Notes for JOHN BROADBENT, 2ND:
Presumed to have lived in Frankford Germany.
 
Children of JOHN BROADBENT and ELIZABETH GRIFFITHS are:
 i. ALFRED5 BROADBENT.
 ii. POTTER BROADBENT, m. ALICE HAYES.

Notes for ALICE HAYES:
Possibly named Gabella Hayes.

 iii. HOWARD JOSEPH BROADBENT.
 iv. FRANK BROADBENT, m. ALICE FITTEN.

Notes for ALICE FITTEN:
Last name could of been Fitton or Tilton.

 v. RACHAEL BROADBENT.
 vi. BESSIE BROADBENT.

20.  GILES4 BROADBENT (JOHN3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  He married (1) UNKN 1ST WIFE.    He married (2) SARAH RADCLIFFE. 
 
Children of GILES BROADBENT and SARAH RADCLIFFE are:
 i. JOHN OWEN5 BROADBENT.
 ii. MAGGIE KEARNEY BROADBENT.
 iii. HORACE BROADBENT.
 iv. MARY BUCHUS BROADBENT.
 v. GEORGE BROADBENT.
 vi. ANNIE (1) BROADBENT.

21.  JAMES4 BROADBENT (JOHN3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  He married (1) JANE N. JOYCE.    He married (2) EMA W. SHEMP. 
 
Children of JAMES BROADBENT and JANE JOYCE are:
 i. CHARLIE W.5 BROADBENT, m. UNKN OWER.
 ii. MAGGIE BROADBENT, m. STEPHEN T. SMITH.

Children of JAMES BROADBENT and EMA SHEMP are:
 iii. GEORGE M.5 BROADBENT.
 iv. ELLA S. BROADBENT.
 v. FRANK N. BROADBENT.
 vi. JACOB S. BROADBENT.

22.  JOSEPH WILLIAM4 BROADBENT (GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 03 May 1806 in Yorkshire, England1, and died 26 May 1886 in Morgantown, Berks, Pa..  He married (1) ADELAIDE FOSTER (RUTHERFORD) in Unknown, daughter of GEORGE FOSTER and MARY.  She was born 28 Apr 1806 in England, and died 25 Aug 1852 in Morgantown, Berks, Pa..  He married (2) MRS. MORRIS. 

Notes for JOSEPH WILLIAM BROADBENT:
Soundex B 631
Came to U.S. through New York
First secretary of Caernarvon International Order of Odd Fellows, Morgantown Pa
1850 census  Berks Co, Pa. 
Name was mispelled Bradbent, Occ. Woolen Manufacturer, listed with family was John Broadbent age 26 (brother??) and Mary E. Rutherford age 23. (sister in law??).  Also listed with family was Cylus(sic) Wood, 24 years old, wool manufacture, born Yorkshire England.
Annuals Of The Conestoga Valley (Berks, Chester and Lancaster Counties) by C.Z. Mast of Elverson Pa. and Robert E. Simpson of Churchtown Pa. published 1942.  States Joseph came to Morgantown in 1817  and operated a woolen factory just west of Morgantown dam.  Sold property  to John Lee of Reading in 1870.

More About JOSEPH WILLIAM BROADBENT:
Burial: 1886, Morgantown, Berks, Pa.
Fact 3: 1817, 1817, an Englishman who came to Morgantown
Fact 4: 1859, 1859, first Secretary of the Caernarvon International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Lodge of Morgantown PA
Fact 6: 1886, 1886, buried at St. Thomas Episcopal Church Graveyard
Fact 8: tombstone says "the memory of the just is blessed"
Fact 10: 1850, Name was misspelled Bradbent in 1850 census Berks Co, PA
Fact 11: Came to USA through New York - Per notes from Fred Brodbent
Military-misc: 1962, Broadbent's Woolen Mill - only ruins in 1926
Religion: was Episcopalian

Notes for ADELAIDE FOSTER (RUTHERFORD):
Soundex - R-361,  F236
Grandpa's birth certificate and 1850 census say she was from Pa. Name on death cert of Giles was "Foster"
Adelaide may have been from England.
1850 census . Joseph's name was mispelled Bradbent. Listed with the family was a May Rutherford age 23.  Inlaw possibly.
Next door to the Broadbents lived Elizebeth Rutherford (age 86) and Milton Rutherford (age 45) a Tinsmith.  Inlaws possibly.
Marriage as yet unknown location (Adelaide was believed to be a widow and the second wife of Joseph).

More About ADELAIDE FOSTER (RUTHERFORD):
Burial: 1852, Morgantown, Berks, Pa.
Fact 4: 1852, burried at St. Thomas Episcopal Church Graveyard, Morgantown PA
Fact 5: St. Thomas = Morgantown, PA
Fact 6: tombstone says "Gone but not forgotten"
Fact 7: aged 46 yrs, 3 mo, 28 days at death
Military-misc: was Episcopalian

Marriage Notes for JOSEPH BROADBENT and ADELAIDE (RUTHERFORD):
Birthday.  She was not in the 1850 cencus and mother died (not sure what year)

Notes for MRS. MORRIS:
Mrs. Morris was believed to be the 1st wife of Jeseph Broadbent.
 
Children of JOSEPH BROADBENT and ADELAIDE (RUTHERFORD) are:
 i. SAMUEL F.5 BROADBENT, b. 1836, Pa.; m. MAGGIE EDWARDS.

Notes for SAMUEL F. BROADBENT:
Age wa obtained from 1850 census (he was 14). Faher's name spelled as BRADBENT.

34. ii. GEORGE SUBERS BROADBENT, b. 1839, Rock Hill, Bucks, Pa.; d. 25 Sep 1899, Cheltenham , Montgomery, Pa..
35. iii. GILES "CHARLES" SYKES BROADBENT, b. 03 Apr 1842, Morgantown, Pennsylvania; d. 23 Apr 1931, Ft. Sam Houston, Bexar, Texas.
 iv. FRANCIS B. BROADBENT, b. 1845.

Notes for FRANCIS B. BROADBENT:
Also known as Frank he was born Francis and according to 1850 census he was 5 years old.
Father's name in census was mispelled Bradbent.

36. v. ADELAIDE R. BROADBENT, b. 1847.
37. vi. ANNIE (3) BROADBENT, b. Abt. 1851.

Child of JOSEPH BROADBENT and MRS. MORRIS is:
 vii. ANNIE (5) BROADBENT.

Notes for ANNIE (5) BROADBENT:
There are many Annie Broadbent's so decided to put a number between 1st & last name to differentiate each of them

23.  SALLIE4 BROADBENT (SALLIE3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  She married JOSEPH BROADBENT, son of JOHN BROADBENT and WIDOW BIDDLE. 
 
Children of SALLIE BROADBENT and JOSEPH BROADBENT are:
 i. CORINA5 BROADBENT, m. JOHN WILSON, MD..
 ii. ELIJAH BROADBENT.
 iii. SOPHIA BROADBENT, m. UNKN JONES.
 iv. JOHN BROADBENT.

24.  WRIGHT4 BROADBENT (SALLIE3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  He married NETTIE GARDINER.  She was believed to be born in Hyde Park.
 
Children of WRIGHT BROADBENT and NETTIE GARDINER are:
 i. SHERMAN5 BROADBENT.
 ii. MAY BROADBENT.
 iii. ANNIE (2) BROADBENT.

25.  SOPHIA4 BROADBENT (SALLIE3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  She married JAMES BROADBENT. 
 
Children of SOPHIA BROADBENT and JAMES BROADBENT are:
 i. RUSSELL5 BROADBENT.
 ii. EMMA BROADBENT.
 iii. EMILY BROADBENT.
 iv. HOWARD BROADBENT.

26.  JOHN4 BROADBENT (SALLIE3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  He married MARY GARDINER. 

Children of JOHN BROADBENT and MARY GARDINER are:
 i. HENRY5 BROADBENT.
 ii. SMITH BROADBENT.
 iii. GEORGE BROADBENT.
 iv. MARY BROADBENT.

27.  JAMES4 BROADBENT (SALLIE3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born in England.

Notes for JAMES BROADBENT:
Presumed to have lived in England.
 
Children of JAMES BROADBENT are:
 i. RUSSELL5 BROADBENT.
 ii. WILLIAM BROADBENT.
 iii. EMMA BROADBENT, m. UNKN MALLALIEU.
 iv. EMILY BROADBENT.

28.  CORNELIA4 WOOD (MARY3 BROADBENT, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)
 
Child of CORNELIA WOOD is:
 i. HAROLD5 WOOD.

29.  JOSEPH4 WOOD (ESTHER3 BROADBENT, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  He married ALICE SHAW. 
 
Child of JOSEPH WOOD and ALICE SHAW is:
 i. WILLIAM5 WOOD.

30.  THIRZA4 WOOD (ESTHER3 BROADBENT, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)  She married JAMES WRIGLEY. 
 
Children of THIRZA WOOD and JAMES WRIGLEY are:
 i. ELIZA5 WRIGLEY, m. JOSEPH CARR.

Notes for JOSEPH CARR:
Also might be James Carr instead of Joseph Carr.

 ii. SETH WRIGLEY, m. HANNAH GILMORE.
 iii. ABEL WRIGLEY, m. UNKN CHASE.
 iv. SAMUEL WRIGLEY, m. LETTIE NEWCOMB.
 v. JOHN SHAW WRIGLEY.
 vi. LOUISA WRIGLEY, m. MARTIN CALVIN.
 vii. ABRAHAM WRIGLEY, m. UNKN ARMSTRONG.
 viii. JAMES WRIGLEY.
 ix. ELIZABETH WRIGLEY.
 x. WINTER WRIGLEY.

31.  SAMUEL BROADBENT (JAMES3, SAMUEL2, JAMES1)  He married UNKN BOWING. 

Notes for UNKN BOWING:
Not sure on the spelling of her maiden last name.
 
Children of SAMUEL BROADBENT and UNKN BOWING are:
 i. RAYMOND5 BROADBENT.
 ii. RUFUS S. BROADBENT.
 iii. SAMUEL BROADBENT.
 iv. SARAH BROADBENT.
 v. ADA BROADBENT.

32.  JOSEPH4 BROADBENT (JAMES3, SAMUEL2, JAMES1)  He married UNKN HOLDEN.  She was born in Frankford.
 
Child of JOSEPH BROADBENT and UNKN HOLDEN is:
 i. MARY M. BROADBENT.


33.  MARY4 BROADBENT (JAMES3, SAMUEL2, JAMES1)  She married UNKN CROSSON.  He was presumed to be born in Frankford Germany.
 
Child of MARY BROADBENT and UNKN CROSSON is:
 i. GEORGE CROSSON.

Generation No. 5

34.  GEORGE SUBERS BROADBENT (JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 1839 in Rock Hill, Bucks, Pa., and died 25 Sep 1899 in Cheltenham , Montgomery, Pa..  He married (1) CARRIE B. CREAGER 1870 in Unknown.    He married (2) JANE ELIZEBETH HOARE 16 Jan 1884 in Unknown.  She was born 06 Aug 1856 in Pequea, Lancaster County PA, and died 03 Jan 1956 in Philadelphia, PA.

Notes for GEORGE SUBERS BROADBENT:
Well known Methodist/Episcopal minister in Philidelphia. A link on him being a pastor, http://fumcop.wordpress.com/history/our-pastors/

More About GEORGE SUBERS BROADBENT:
Fact 3: 1950, 1950: First Methodist Church was on High Street near Franklin, Pottstown PA
Fact 4: 1st Meth. Ch. Estab 111 yrs prior to 1950
Fact 5: 1867, 1867, Valedictorian of Dickerson College
Fact 6: was originally an Episcopalian
Fact 7: 1920, his wife lived at 1345 71st Avenue, Phila PA in 1920
Fact 8: died at Cheltenham PA (at parsonage?)
Military-misc: before his marriage

Notes for CARRIE B. CREAGER:
1st wife of George Subers Broadbent. Married at an unkn location.

More About JANE ELIZEBETH HOARE:
Cause of Death: Broncho pneumonia of 4 days duration
Fact 3: January 06, 1956, buried in Mount Moriah Cemetary, Phila, PA
Fact 4: her husband was a minister9
Fact 5: became a member of Methodist Home for the Aged9
Fact 6: January 06, 1956, funeral was in Methodist Home Chapel on Jan 6, 1956
Fact 7: January 06, 1956, Funeral pastor was Reverend Thos. A. Buttimer
Fact 8: January 06, 1956, asst funeral pastor was Rev. Dr. Richard Radcliffe
Fact 9: bacame a widow after 15 years of marriage9
Fact 10: January 03, 1956, died at 10:45am, funeral Friday at 2 pm
Medical Information: Died at 10:00am at the Methodist Home, Belmont & Monument Aves, Philadelphia PA.
Military-misc: later studied Art and Dressmaking
 
Children of GEORGE BROADBENT and JANE HOARE are:
 i. JOSEPH WILLIAM6 BROADBENT.
 ii. EARL LIVINGSTON BROADBENT.
 iii. CLARA VANZANT BROADBENT.
 iv. GEORGE COOPER BROADBENT.
38. v. FRANK HOAR BROADBENT, b. 1893; d. 1971.

35.  GILES "CHARLES" SYKES BROADBENT (JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 03 Apr 1842 in Morgantown, Pennsylvania10, and died 23 Apr 1931 in Ft. Sam Houston, Bexar, Texas.  He married CORDELIA VIRGINIA FISK 05 May 1884 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, daughter of JAMES FISK and SIMONA SMITH.  She was born 25 Aug 1857 in Calvaras Creek Ranch , Bexar County, Texas, and died 23 Aug 1900 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.

Notes for GILES "CHARLES" SYKES BROADBENT:
Giles Death certificate gives father's name as Joseph and Mother's as Adelaide Foster. Giles adopted  the name of  "Charles" as he didn't like Giles and dropped the "a" from Broadbent-- Reason unknown
Roster  of civil war 137th Infantry Illinois Volunteers Company D
F/Sgt  Charles S. Brodbent,  Residence Prairie City,  Enl. May 4 1864 Mustered out Sep 24, 1864
"Charles S. Brodbent" appointed by Gov Osborn (Kansas) to Board Of Commissioners of Public Institutions and  approved by legislature on March 6, 1873
Marriage Book H page 326  7630
Charles Broadbent in 1864 was in Civil War Unit 18 MA Infantry (E).  See http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/spe/rbk/soldiers/detail.cfm?id=868
Marriage Records from 1837-1925 are located in Bexar County (Texas).

More About GILES "CHARLES" SYKES BROADBENT:
Burial: 25 Apr 1931, Alamo Masonic Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas
Cause of Death: myocarditis
Census: 1880, 1880 Census he was listed as a Boarder dated June 9, 1880. Town was in Brackettville in the county of Kinney.
Fact 5: 1871, 1871, came to Sumner County, TX in early 1871
Fact 6: 1871, 1871, took a claim on Slate Creek, 3 miles South of Dalton
Fact 7: that claim later a farm owned by H.J.Winslow
Fact 8: Charles farmed and worked cattle
Fact 9: 26 Sep 1871, September 26, 1871, elected Sunmer County Clerk at Sepcial Election
Fact 10: 07 Nov 1871, Noverber 07, 1871, re-elected again at Regular Election
Fact 12: 04 Nov 1873, November 04, 1873, re-elected again
Fact 13: went to San Antonio after wife died
Fact 14: 1864, 1864 Civil War, 18 MA Infantry (E)
Fact 15: In San Antonio he was Department Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic of Texas
Medical Information: Death Cert # 168,. Ft. Sam Houston Hosp.  named mispelled. Brodbend
Military-misc: 1922, 1922, 1922-23 Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief of Grand Army of the Republic of Texas

Notes for CORDELIA VIRGINIA FISK:
Aunt-- Conception Ruiz (65 years old) lived with her family in 1880. Aunt was born in Mexico. Info from census report.
Cordelia was a teacher in 1880.
Marriage Book H page 326

More About CORDELIA VIRGINIA FISK:
Burial: Aug 1900, Alamo Masonic Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas
Medical Information: She died between 1900 census and 1910 census; probably in Del Rio or San Antonio. 
Military-misc: 1880, Occupation - teacher
 
Children of GILES BROADBENT and CORDELIA FISK are:
39. i. SIMONA6 BRODBENT, b. Dec 1884, Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas.
 ii. ADELAIDE BROADBENT, b. 29 Oct 1887, Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas; m. HARRY DUANE ELLIOTT, Abt. 1909; b. 18 Mar 1881, Holland, Iowa; d. Aft. 1910.
 iii. JOSEPHINE BRODBENT15, b. 06 Jan 1889, Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas; d. 15 Nov 1988, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas.

More About JOSEPHINE BRODBENT:
Education: 1909, Freshman year in college at Univ of Texas Cactus
Graduation: 1912, Graduated with honors from Univ of Texas Cactus

40. iv. CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT JR., b. Aug 1891, Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas; d. 22 Mar 1957, Ohio.
 v. IREY SMITH BRODBENT, b. 27 May 1895, Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas; d. Dec 1966, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan; m. NORA ALBERTA BRODBENT; b. 13 Dec 1883; d. Dec 1966, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan.

Notes for NORA ALBERTA BRODBENT:
Rob Brodbent found some old information about Nora and sent it to me:  Her maiden name was Alberta.  She lived at 291 Vermont Ave in Detroit.  She used to work for a place called Larned & Carter Co at 8th and Howard St. in Detroit, MI.

More About NORA ALBERTA BRODBENT:
Burial: Michigan

41. vi. CORDELIA BRODBENT, b. 25 Mar 1898, Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas.

36.  ADELAIDE R.5 BROADBENT (JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 1847.  She married MATHEW BERRY 28 Jan 1869 in Pa.

Notes for ADELAIDE R. BROADBENT:
Marriagge ceremony perfornmed by brother  Rev. G.S. Broadbent
Was born in 1847 acording to 1850 census. Father's name was mispelled Bradbent.

More About ADELAIDE R. BROADBENT:
Bible School: 1858, Morgantown, PA. See scanned article from "Annals of Conestoga Valley" p. 127
Military-misc: of Morgantown, Berks County
 
Children of ADELAIDE BROADBENT and MATHEW BERRY are:
 i. ANNA JOSEPHINE6 BERRY.
 ii. MARTHA BERRY.
 iii. CARRIE BERRY.
 iv. MAGGIE BERRY.
 v. ADDIE BERRY.
 vi. MARY BERRY.

37.  ANNIE (3)5 BROADBENT (JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born Abt. 1851.

Notes for ANNIE (3) BROADBENT:
Married name unknown. No info on children
Not listed in 1850 census and mother died in 1852 so I guessed her birth date as 1851.
She had at least 2 children.
 
Children of ANNIE (3) BROADBENT are:
 i. FLORENCE.
 ii. EDNA.

Generation No. 6

38.  FRANK HOAR6 BROADBENT (GEORGE SUBERS5, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 1893, and died 1971.  He married GRACE ANNA CRUMLEY.  She was born 1897, and died 1976.
 
Child of FRANK BROADBENT and GRACE CRUMLEY is:
42. i. EDITH GRACE7 BROADBENT.

39.  SIMONA6 BRODBENT (GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born Dec 1884 in Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas.  She married HENRY ROLLINS WOFFORD 08 Nov 1905 in Del Rio , Val Verde, Texas, son of JAMES WOFFORD and ARABELLA BENNETT.  He was born 04 Oct 1881 in Clinton, De Witt Co., Texas, and died 24 Dec 1942 in San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas.

More About SIMONA BRODBENT:
Census: 1900, She was referred to by name as Mona in the 1900 Census.
Occupation: President of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
 
Children of SIMONA BRODBENT and HENRY WOFFORD are:
43. i. SIMONA PILGRIM7 WOFFORD, b. 20 May 1907, Monterrey, Mexico; d. 1993.
44. ii. DORIS FISK WOFFORD, b. 03 Feb 1909, Torrejon, Coahuila, Mexico.
 iii. HENRY ROLLINS WOFFORD JR., b. 03 Oct 1910; m. PATRICIA CLAIR WOOD.

40.  CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT6 JR. (GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born Aug 1891 in Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas, and died 22 Mar 1957 in Ohio.  He married MAUD AGNES FAY 27 Dec 1920 in Winnebago County, Illinois22, daughter of THOMAS FAY and LILLIAN ROGERS.  She was born 27 Feb 1900 in Braddock, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and died Jul 1971 in Ft. Lauderdale, Broward, Florida.

Notes for CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT JR.:
Served in USN . was in Hawaii on board USS California in 1911
Served in USA -  Was in Europe in WW I.  Was a Captain when he resigned (about 1929).  His uniform had an "Indian Head" patch on the right shoulder.
Went to Rice University (between Navy and Army). He was working his way through college (as a janitor in the school lab) when he conducted an unauthorized experiment in the lab. When it blew up he decided to leave (this was from stories he told).
Was in a "rest home"  on the outskirts of Cleveland when he died. He possibly had Altzeimers.
Buried in Cleveland, Ohio

More About CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT JR.:
Burial: Cleveland, Ohio

Marriage Notes for CHARLES JR. and MAUD FAY:
On marriage day Charles was 30yrs old and Maud was 21yrs old.
 
Children of CHARLES JR. and MAUD FAY are:
 i. MARY7 BRODBENT, b. Abt. 1923; d. Abt. 1923.
45. ii. ELIZABETH AGNES BRODBENT, b. 26 Jan 1925, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas; d. 11 May 1961, Lloydtown, Ontario, Canada.
46. iii. CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT III, b. 17 Apr 1928, Denver, Colorado; d. 15 Sep 1992, Casa Grande, Pinal,  Arizona.
 iv. FREDERICK SMITH BRODBENT, b. 25 Jul 1931, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio.
47. v. ELEANOR ANN BRODBENT, b. 04 May 1934, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio; d. 10 Oct 2010, Davie, FL
48. vi. ALBERT SCOTT BRODBENT.

41.  CORDELIA6 BRODBENT (GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 25 Mar 1898 in Del Rio, Val Verde, Texas.  She married LLOYD ELDON MELLOR.  He was born Abt. 1895 in South Dakota.
 
Child of CORDELIA BRODBENT and LLOYD MELLOR is:
49. i. DUANE ELLIOT7 MELLOR, b. 19 Dec 1918, Houston, Harris, Texas.

Generation No. 7

42.  EDITH GRACE7 BROADBENT (FRANK HOAR6, GEORGE SUBERS5, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1)
 
Child of EDITH GRACE BROADBENT is at least two:

43.  SIMONA PILGRIM7 WOFFORD (SIMONA6 BRODBENT, GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 20 May 1907 in Monterrey, Mexico, and died 1993.  She married ERNEST B. RUBSAMEN JR., son of ERNEST RUBSAMEN and ROLLINS S..  He was born Abt. 1897 in New York.
 
Children of SIMONA WOFFORD and ERNEST JR. are:
 i. ERNEST BERNARD8 RUBSAMEN, JR., b. 20 Dec 1930, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas.
50. ii. ROLLINS SCHULTZ RUBSAMEN, b. 25 May 1933, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas.

44.  DORIS FISK7 WOFFORD (SIMONA6 BRODBENT, GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 03 Feb 1909 in Torrejon, Coahuila, Mexico.  She married ERNEST LEE BROWN, JR..  He was born Bet. 1883 - 1913.
 
Children of DORIS WOFFORD and ERNEST BROWN are:
 i. BRUCE ROLLINS8 BROWN.
 ii. ERNEST LEE BROWN III.
 iii. HENRY ROLLINS BROWN.

45.  ELIZABETH AGNES7 BRODBENT (CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT6 JR., GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 26 Jan 1925 in Ft. Sam Houston, Texas, and died 11 May 1961 in Lloydtown, Ontario, Canada.  She married CLIFFORD GRANT MERKLEY23 16 Nov 1945 in St Thomas Chapel in Cleveland, Cuyuhoga, Ohio.  He was born 29 May 1925 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Notes for ELIZABETH AGNES BRODBENT:
Was born in Ft. Sam Houston Hospital while father was stationed in Cheyenne Wyoming.
Schomberg, Ontario, Canada is in the Township of King.  The Township of King is part of the Region of York County. It is situated east of Peel, south of Simcoe County, north of the City of Vaughan, and west of the Town of Newmarket.

More About ELIZABETH AGNES BRODBENT:
Burial: 13 May 1961, St. Patrick Cemetery in Lloydtown, Onterio24
Cause of Death: Ruptured Aneurism
Medical Information: Laid down to nap and never woke up

Children of ELIZABETH BRODBENT and CLIFFORD MERKLEY numbered six.

46.  CHARLES SYKES7 BRODBENT III (CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT6 JR., GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 17 Apr 1928 in Denver, Colorado25, and died 15 Sep 1992 in Casa Grande, Pinal,  Arizona26.  He married MILDRED CAROLYNN YOUNG27 04 May 1951 in Stewart Air Force Base in Tennessee, daughter of HARRY YOUNG and GRACIE NOEL.  She was born 03 Dec 1929 in Milwauke, Wisconsin, and died 08 Sep 1994 in Florida28.

Notes for CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT III:
Served in Navy 1945-1946, Air Force 1948-1951.
Discharged from Air Force with medical problem, spot on lung which was removed.

More About CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT III:
Burial: Mountain View Cemetary, Casa Grande Airzona
Cause of Death: Emphysema

More About MILDRED CAROLYNN YOUNG:
Cause of Death: Lung Cancer
Medical Information: Cremated and ashes scattered in Gulf of Mexico per her instructions.
Military service: 18 Dec 1951, Honorable Discharge from U.S.Airforce - Sewart Air Force Base in Tennessee
 
Children of CHARLES BRODBENT and MILDRED YOUNG are five in total:

47.  ELEANOR ANN7 BRODBENT (CHARLES SYKES BRODBENT6 JR., GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 04 May 1934 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio.  She married MAXIMILLIAN BIRKMEYER 22 Oct 1955 in Columbus, Ohio, son of OSCAR BIRKMEYER and MARIE BRAUN.  He was born 12 Mar 1928 in Coldwater, Mercer, Ohio.
 
Children of ELEANOR BRODBENT and MAXIMILLIAN BIRKMEYER are three in total:

49.  DUANE ELLIOT7 MELLOR (CORDELIA6 BRODBENT, GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 19 Dec 1918 in Houston, Harris, Texas.  He married PHYLLIS MARY ROBBINS 01 Dec 1943. 
 
Child of DUANE MELLOR and PHYLLIS ROBBINS is:
 i. SUSAN M.8 MELLOR, b. San Antonio, Bexar, Texas; m. ROBERT ARTHUR WOOD.

Generation No. 8

50.  ROLLINS SCHULTZ8 RUBSAMEN (SIMONA PILGRIM7 WOFFORD, SIMONA6 BRODBENT, GILES "CHARLES" SYKES5 BROADBENT, JOSEPH WILLIAM4, GILES SYKES3, JOSEPH2, JAMES1) was born 25 May 1933 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas.
 
Child of ROLLINS SCHULTZ RUBSAMEN is:
 i. ANN9 RUBSAMEN.


Endnotes

1.  1850 census  Berks Co, Pa.  .
2.  Personal notes of Frank Hoar Broadbent 8-12-1962
3.  "The Coatsville Record of Coatsville, PA," Friday April 25, 1969, page 3.
4.  Handwritten note from Junior Warden of the graveyard, David S. Warner, at the bottom of a typed letter dated July 1968, in the collection of Frank Hoar Broadbent papers, asking for financial support.
5.  1850 census  Berks Co, Pa..
6.  Personal notes of Frank Hoar Broadbent 8-12-1962
7.  handwritten note from Junior Warden of the graveyard, David S. Warner, at the bottom of a typed letter dated July 1968, in collection of Frank Hoar Broadbent papers, asking for financial help.
8.  envelope addressed to Mrs. Geo(rge) S(ubers) Broadbent from "Charles" dated Sept 11, 1920, in the collection of Frank Hoar Broadbent papers.
9.  Philadelphia Conference Minutes of the Methodist Church, Official Lournal and Yearbook, 170th Session, 1956, page 229, "Jane Elizabeth Hoar Broadbent" obituary.
10.  familysearch.org, IGI Individual Record, "Electronic."
11.  Newspaper Article from the Texas Republic of San Antonio, TX dated Feb 14, 1925.
12.  New York Public Library, Civil War, File location: Box 178.3  Folder 3.
14.  Newspaper Article from the Texas Republic of San Antonio, TX dated Feb 14, 1925, Page One, Large newspaper article from Feb. 14. 1925, front and back pages (uncut), complet paper, from collection of Frank Hoar Broadbent papers.
15.  Huston, Clebume, DEAF SMITH Incredible Texas Spy,  (Texian Press, Waco,TX 1973), ix, Personal interviews with Miss Josephine Broadbent and Mrs. Simona Rubsamen of San Antonio, decendants of Deaf Smith, were most interesting and fruitful.
16.  www.e-yearbook.com, Yearbook from Univ of Texas Cactus,  (1909), Page 96, 97, and 219, Actual copy of the yearbook from 1909.
17.  www.e-yearbook.com, Yearbook from Univ of Texas Cactus,  (1912), Page 37, 134, 185, 259, and 332, Actual copy of yearbook from 1912.
19.  C. Z. Mast, Elverson, PA and Roberty E. Simpson, Churchtown, PA, Annals of Conestoga Valley,  (Published in 1942), 127, Adalote Broadbent.
20.  "Village Record- PA Newspaper."
21.  Huston, Clebume, DEAF SMITH Incredible Texas Spy,  (Texian Press, Waco,TX 1973), 126, Mrs. Wofford, now deceased, was active inte pre-serving the history of the old Texas Republic and the memory of her great-grandfather, Deaf Smith. She served as president of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
22.  WINNEBAGO COUNTY MARRIAGES 1836-1956, Marriages, C. S. Brodbent, Jr marries Maud Agnes Fay on 12/27/1920.
23.  Manifest- border crossing from Canada to USA.
24.  Providence of Ontario, Death Certificate,  (Certified a True Photastatic Copy).
25.  Born in Fitz Simmons Hospital.
26.  He was a heavy smoker his whole adult life.  He smoked over 5 packs of cigeretes per day for over 40yrs.  He had emphizema and only about 15% of his lung capacity left in the end.  He basically sufficated while at his home in Case Grande due to lack of oxygen and had total organ failure before they could resitate him.
27.  Mildred had two mis-carriages; one after Timothy and one after Robin.
28.  Ash's spread in Lemon Bay, FL.  This is by Port Charlotte.  Mildred lived in North Port, FL when she died.  She ended up getting Lung Cancer and passed in Hospice House.

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