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William Brockway, Jr.

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Lyme, New London, CT
Death: December 4, 1774 (81)
Brockway's Ferry -Lyme, New London, CT
Place of Burial: Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Brockway and Elizabeth Gregory Brockway
Husband of Prudence Pratt; Prudence Pratt and Susanna Brockway (Tinker)
Father of William Brockway; Hannah Brockway; Gideon Brockway and Capt.William Brockway
Half brother of Lt. John Brockway; Richard Brockway; Elizabeth Tiffany; Ebenezer Brockway and Dorothy Brockway

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About William Brockway, Jr.

William Brockway was the 1st child of William (1666) Brockway and Elizabeth Wolterton. He was b. at Lyme, Conn. on Dec. 26,1693; married there on Oct. 3,1716, with PRUDENCE PRATT. [See the Pratt Genealogy, p.170]. She was the dau. of Capt. William Pratt and Hannah Kirtland, of Saybrook, Ct., where she was b. Mar. 11,1685/86. He died at Brockway's Ferry, in Lyme, on Dec. 4,1774, in the eighty-first year of his age, and was buried in the Brockway cemetery. She died Apr. 7,1760, aged seventy-one years, and was buried at Brockway's Ferry, where her gravestone is yet legible. William Brockway married [Lyme first Church record] on Nov. 10,1760, with Mrs. Susanna Tinker, both of Lyme. William Brockway Jr., signed a paper relating to the inability of the people to call and support a minister in the North Quarter of Lyme, Dec. 7, 1724. Two years later a church was formed there, now the church at Hamburgh.

Children were: Hannah (1718), Gideon (1720), and William (1723/24).

The Brockway Family:some records of Wolston Brockway, compiled for Francis E. Brockway (1890). Pg. 9, 16.

William Brockway(110) was born on 26 Dec 1693 in Lyme, CT. He died in 1774 in Lyme, CT. William Brockway, son of William (3), son of Wolston (1), m. Prudence Pratt, daughter of William Pratt. There seems to be a doubt about the number of William's children, as there is no record of their births. The Pratt Genealogy gives Sarah and William, and adds "perhaps others". In Lyme Records is recorded a deed in which Wm. Brockway conveys land in Joshuatown to his son Gideon, dated 4/2/1756, a deed given by Edward B. to William B., Jr, is witnessed by Thomas Brockway, who may have been another son.

Genealogy of the Puritans: pg 341 states that William Jr. m Oct 1716, and had Hannah, b Nov 30, 1718, William b. Feb 22 1728; perhaps others. Parents: William Brockway and Elizabeth.He was married to Prudence Pratt on 13 Oct 1716 in Lyme, CT. Children were: Sarah Brockway, William Brockway, Gideon Brockway.

The Brockway Family:Some Records of Wolston Brockway and descendants, compiled for Francis E. Brockway says children of Wm Brockway and Prudence Pratt were: Hannah (1718), Gideon (1720) and William (1723-24).

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William Brockway, Jr.'s Timeline

July 26, 1693
Lyme, New London, CT
November 30, 1718
Age 25
Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
Age 26
Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Age 28
February 22, 1723
Age 29
Lyme,New London,Connecticut
December 4, 1774
Age 81
Brockway's Ferry -Lyme, New London, CT
December 4, 1774
Age 81
Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States