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Rufus Brockway

Birthplace: Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States
Death: January 27, 1858 (85)
Piscataquis, Maine, United States
Place of Burial: Piscataquis, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Jonathan Pratt Brockway and Phebe Brockway
Husband of Ruth Brockway; Submit Powers and Perley W. Sprague
Father of Betsey 1794 Brockway and Cyrus Silas Brockway
Brother of Capt. Asa Brockway; Martin Brockway; Martin Brockway; Susanna Brockway; Jonathan Brockway, Jr and 5 others
Half brother of Rebecca Brockway and Asa Brockway

Occupation: millman
Managed by: Harrison Victor Baldwin
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About Rufus Brockway

Rufus was the 8th child born to Jonathan Brockway and Phebe Smith. Rufus was b Lyme, Ct., Aug. 14,1772; m. RUTH---; they were the first settlers on the farm afterward owned by David Lincoln,Isaac N Gage, and its present occupant,James A Crane; the wild land was a present to him from his father; he subsequently moved to Maine, and his descendants are unknown to us. After Ruth died May 28,1831, he married 2nd with SUBMIT POWERS on Dec. 13, 1831 in Penobscot Co., Maine. She was b. c1771 and died June 17,1843. He married 3rd with PERLEY W. SPRAGUE on Aug. 20,1843 in Sangerville, Maine. She was b. c 1787 and died July 28,1853. All buried at Bailey Cemetery, Piscatquis Co., Maine. He was a millman.

Children: Betsey, (b W., Feb 23,1794) and Cyrus (2/14/1797 Brunswick, Maine).

  • 1831 marriage record: Rufus Brockway m. Submit Powers in Penobscot Co., Maine on 12/13/1831.
  • 1843 marriage record: Rufus Brockway m. Penley (Perley) Sprague in Sangerville, Maine on 8/20/1843.
  • 1850 census: Rufus Brockway (78), b. NH; in Sangerville, Maine w wife Perley W. (63, b. Maine). He is a millman. They reside next door to his son Cyrus and family.
  • History of Washington, New Hampshire 1768-1886. Compiled by a Committee Chosen by the Town. Printed by the Claremont Manufacturing Co.,Claremont, NH 321
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Rufus Brockway's Timeline

August 14, 1772
Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States
February 23, 1794
Washington, NH, United States
February 14, 1797
Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States
January 27, 1858
Age 85
Piscataquis, Maine, United States
Bailey Cemetery, Piscataquis, Maine, United States