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Thomas Broker
Sperry Twp.

Thomas Broker (deceased) was born in England in October, 1817. He came to this country in 1850 and settled in the State of New York. He was married to Phoebe Jellings, on May 3, 1851, in New York. She is a native of England, born July 28, 1819, and came to America in 1850, also settling in New York. Three children were born of this union - Jane, born Feb. 14, 1853, married James Crane and resides in this township; Susie, born July 5, 1859, is now Mrs. Thomas Alderson, and Lizzie, born May 16, 1863. Mr. and Mrs. Broker came to Clayton County, Ia., in 1860, and settled in Sperry Township, where the family yet reside. Mr. Broker died Dec. 23, 1881, and in his death Clayton County lost one of her most able and influential citizens. The family are members of the Methodist Episcopal church.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1091
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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