BROCKWAY, JESSE FREEMAN, CATHARINE A HANCOCK05/27/1851 002/0007 00001739
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Obituary for Mrs Catharine Brockway Author: Patsy CareyDate: 25 Oct 1998 12:00 PM GMT Surnames: Brockway, Freeman, Hutton Classification: Obituary
Died--At the home of her son, Sam'l H Brockway. Tuesday evening, 7 o'clock, Sept. 5th, 1899, Mrs. Catharine Brockway, aged 83 years, , 6 months and 15 days.
Her maiden name was Hutton. She was born in New York state Feb 20th, 1816. There were seventeen children in her family's family. She was married in the east to Wm. G. Freemna, Jan, 14th, 1837 and came west in 1845 or '6. Mr Freeman died March 28th, 1849. Five children were born to them, two daughters, Mesdames spiker, of Kansas, and two sons, Angelo and John of this city, one dead. She was again married May 20th, 1851, to Jesse Brockway who died Oct. 14th, 1873. Three children were born to this union, Jesse, of Denver, Colo. Samuel, of htis city, and Aaron who died in infancy. She has 54 grand-children and 45 great grand-children and 4 great-great-grand-children.
The lady's long residence here has given her a wide acquaintance and strong friendships. Her death will cause sorrow to many although she had outlived the allotted time of man.
The funeral services were held at the M.P. churhc, Rev. Fox officiating and attended by a large following of relatives and friends.