son of William Irving Broyhill
| James was born Nov. 13, 1854, in
Tazewell County, Illinois. Not long after that, his father moved
the family to Missouri, but then in anticipation of the upcoming civil
war, moved again to Mount Pleasant, Iowa, then on to Dakota City,
Nebraska, arriving in 1856 when James was three years old. He
was raised in Dakota City and there married Alice Clay on Jan. 3,
1878. She was born June 15, 1861. they remained in Dakota
City for awhile, then moved to Tekamah, Nebraska, then on to Birch
City, Kansas, where they homesteaded.
Alice died June 1, 1888 at her home in Cheyenne
County, Kansas. James took his small children back to Dakota City,
where they were raised by his parents. He acquired land in Western
Nebraska and raised stock until 1914, when he took ill. His
daughter May, then age 22, came and cared for him until he died on April
14, 1920 at Dakota City.
||July 25, 1880
||July 17, 1882
||March 28, 1884
|Winifred Blanche Broyhill
||March 28, 1888
About the Kids
|Bert - Died at age two on Sept. 5, 1882 at Tekamah, Nebraska.
May - Born at Tekamah, raised by her grandparents and worked at the
George F. Broyhill
store until she retired. Never married.
Irvie - 11 children.
Winifred - Born in Bird City, Kansas. she married Lloyd Giese in
Kansas on June 5, 1918,
but died three years later on Oct. 19, 1921.
Broyhill Family Tree
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