Broyhill Family History

Home Page / Contents | Broyhill Family Tree | Tree Index

  John Norman
  James Jr.
    William Irving
       James Bryant
       Abraham Lincoln
       William Luce
       George Franklin
    Calvin Marion


Calvin Marion Broyhill
son of  James Broyhill Jr.
   "Big Marion" was born Jan. 22, 1834, probably in Tazewell County, Illinois.  One source stated that he left for the California Gold Rush and was never heard from again, but that was in 1848, when he was but 14.  Gold Rush or not, he is listed on the 1880 Census for Des Moines, Iowa with his wife Elvira and their three daughters. Cora, Ida May and Eda.   Correspondence with family members also revealed that Calvin gave the Alaska Gold Fields a whirl during the 1880's.  He reportedly died in 1893.  Elvira died in 1933 or 1934, location not reported.
   In 1891, Calvin Marion owns real estate in Des Moines
    Mrs. C. M. Broyhill appears on the 1910 census for Des Moines Ward 1, Polk, Iowa.  She is 75 years old and a widow.  Living with her is daughter, Alice, age 56, George son, age 49 and Cora, granddaughter, age 10
Cora Lena Broyhill 1874? 6GA
Ida May Broyhill 1876? 6GB
Eda Broyhill 1878? 6GC

About the Kids

Cora - Married Frank Barrager.  One daughter, Lillian.
Ida - Married Frank Borgman.  One daughter.
Eda - Age 2 on 1880 Census.  No further record.

Broyhill Family Tree
Introduction | Organization | Starts with James | Index

Can you help us expand on this by providing information on you and your Broyhill Family?
If so, email to  Please list the page number that you are referring to.  It appears in the address bar of your browser.