son of William Irving Broyhill
| Roy Broyhill
wrote that "Link" was born March 3, 1861, at
Brighton, Iowa and moved with his parents to Dakota City, Nebraska.
He married Millie Nordyke in Jackson on May 14,
1890. "Link" was the only barber in Dakota City. He died
there on March 1, 1899, leaving Millie with three small children. Roy
provided the children's birthdates.
The 1900 census lists Mary A. Broyhill, age 30, living in Dakota
Nebraska. Her children are Raymond A Broyhill, age 8, .Henry
Broyhill, age 6, and Verna E. Broyhill, age 4.
|Raymond Arthur Broyhill
||June 17, 1891
||Nov. 3, 1892
|Verna Elizabeth Broyhill
||April 1, 1895
About the Kids
|Raymond Broyhill (1891-1956?), son of
Abraham Lincoln Broyhill
Mary Broyhill (1891-1940+)
Roy said that he joined the navy in 1914 and stayed in for seven years.
After his discharge, he married
and moved to New York. In 1950, he
was living in Carlstadt, New Jersey. He reportedly died about
1956. No known children.
The World War I draft registration of Raymond Arthur
Broyhill states that he was born in Dakota City, Nebraska June 17,
1891. He is a cook employed by the E.W. Nordyke Company.
He is single. This contradicts his joining the navy in 1814.
He appears on the 1830 census living in Clifton,
Passaic, New Jersey. He is age 38, born in Nebraska. In the
household is his wife Mary E. Broyhill, age 39. She was born in
Raymond Arthur Broyhill registered for the draft in World War
II. He then lived in Bergen, NY and was employed by the
Rutherford Machine Shop in Bergen, NJ. (note NY and NJ) He
names Mrs. Mary Broyhill as the person who can always contact him.
|Harry Broyhill (1892-1975), son of
Abraham Lincoln Broyhill
Harry wrote that he joined the "Aviation" in 1917.
After two years overseas, he returned to Dakota City, then settled in Sioux City,
Iowa. He worked at a gas station for 14 years, then as a
carpenter. In 1936, he moved to Denver, where he continued working in
the building trade until he retired in 1959. He loved fishing and every
spare moment found him along one of Colorado's mountain streams.
When not casting a line, he was shooting movies of his fishing trips. In
1968, he was living at 1345 Uinta; Denver 80220. In 1976, letters to
that address were returned, "addressee unknown." Social Security death benefits state he died
in Sioux City, Iowa in Dec. 1975. No indication that he ever married.
|Verna Broyhill (1895- ? ),
daughter of Abraham Lincoln Broyhill.
She married Arthur M. Ambright in Dakota City and they lived a few
miles east of town since 1913. They had four children.
Broyhill Family Tree
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