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Name Broat, Willard, 1848-1932
Born 12/18/1848
Birthplace Manheim, Herkimer County, New York
Father Broat, Henry, 1821-1902
Mother Broat, Mary (Doxtater), 1824-1880
Spouse Broat, Amelia (Wiley), 1847-1928
Children Hayden, Mary Amelia (Broat), 1868-1958
Broat, Frank L., 1870-1898
Broat, Eva C., 1875-1876
Wright, Ida Lydia (Broat), 1877-1961
Broat, Carrie E., 1879-1881
Broat, Ada E., 1886-1889
Deceased 01/09/1932
Deceased where Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas

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Image of RG0801.AM - RG0801 Broat, Willard, 1848-1932

RG0801.AM - RG0801 Broat, Willard, 1848-1932

The collection consists of a transcription copy of three years of Willard Broat's daily diaries for 1868, 1869 and 1879. In 1867 and 1868 he writes of life in Herkimer County, New York. In 1879 he moved to Buffalo County, Nebraska. Here he writes of establishing his homestead, drilling a well, etc. This was edited in 1983 by Adell Carr Smith. Smith added an appendix which includes family history and pictures for Broat and his wife, Amelia (Wiley) Broat. Some liniment recipes are also found in the appendix. There are two indexes include: a name index and a place/subject index.