Rev.Thomas Brockway

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Thomas Brockway

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lyme,New London,Connecticut
Death: Died in Lyme, New London CT
Place of Burial: The Old Yard Cemetery, Columbia, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt.William Brockway and Hannah Brockway (Clark)
Husband of Eunice Brockway
Father of Diodate Brockway; Elizabeth West; Rev. Diodate Brockway; Eunice Reed; Sophia Fitch and 9 others
Brother of ? Brockway; Caroline Brockway; Mary Brockway; Hannah Brockway; Capt. Abner Brockway and 7 others

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About Thomas Brockway

Thomas Brockway, 1st child of William Brockway and Hannah Clark, was b. on Jan. 20,1744-45 (1745 commonly used) at Lyme, Ct.; a clergyman; graduated at Yale College in 1768; was ordained as pastor of the church at Lebanon Crank, no Columbia, Ct., on June 24, 1772, having preached there since Jan.1772. He m. Dec. 8,1772, with Eunice Lathrop, dau. of Elijah Lathrop and Susanna Lord, of Norwich, Ct., where she was b. Sept. 13,1753.

Children were: Diodate (1773-1775), Elizabeth (1774; m. Joel West), Diodate (1776), Eunice (1778; m. Ebenezer Reed), Sophia (1781; m. John Fitch), Alice (1782; m. Aaron Skinner), Polly (1784; m. as 2nd wife John Bullen Jr.), Nancy (1786-1794), Nabby (1788; m. Dr. Stephen Fitch Kinney), Laura (1790), Lathrop (1792; m. Ticknor,Benedict, and Norton), Sukey (1794), and Maria (1796).

After he died suddenly at Lyme (where he had traveled for the benefit of his health after having been ill) on the night of the fourth of July 1807,; his body being returned to Columbia for burial on July 6th of that same month. Eunice removed to Clinton, Oneida County, NY and resided at the house of her son Lathrop. She died there on Sept. 16,1823.

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Rev.Thomas Brockway's Timeline

1745
January 20, 1745
Lyme,New London,Connecticut
1768
1768
Age 22
Graduated from Yale College
1768
Age 22
Yale
1772
June 24, 1772
Age 27
Ordained as pastor of church at Lebanon (now Columbia CT)
December 8, 1772
Age 27
1773
September 19, 1773
Age 28
Lebanon, now Columbia, Tolland, Connecticut, USA
1774
November 28, 1774
Age 29
Lebanon, now Columbia, Conn, USA
1776
December 29, 1776
Age 31
Lebanon, Tolland, CT, USA
1778
November 20, 1778
Age 33
Lebanon,now Columbia, Conn, USA
1781
January 25, 1781
Age 36
Columbia, Tolland, CT, USA