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Oldest Known Brocksick Ancestor

William Brocksick
Herman Heinrich Wilhelm Bracksiek (aka William Brocksick/Broxey) was born 17 Sep 1811 in Ladbergen, Burgsteinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and married Elizabeth Aufderhaar, born May 21, 1817 in Prussia, Germany. William immigrated from Bergsteinfurt, Germany to the Port of New York in 1835 on the ship Henriette and spent his early years in Allen County and Auglaize County, Ohio. William and Elizabeth were married Jul 7, 1840 in Mercer County, Ohio. The first record of William purchasing land in Montgomery County occurred in 1845. William was living with his daughter Elizabeth (Bracksiek) Teigler in Miami County, Ohio when he died Apr 30, 1904, although his death is recorded in Montgomery County, Ohio; Elizabeth died Feb 16, 1872 in Montgomery County, Ohio. Both William and Elizabeth are buried in Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.

Children of William Brocksick and Elizabeth were:

  • Heinrich Wilhelm Bracksiek
  • Christian Heinrich Bracksiek
  • Barnard Bracksiek
  • Elizabeth Ann Bracksiek
  • Sophia Elizabeth Bracksiek (Broxey)(great-grandmother)
  • Herman Bracksiek

Sophia Elizabeth Broxey
Sophia Broxey was born Sep 30, 1857 in Montgomery County, Ohio; married Edward Johnson Jul 24, 1878; died Jul 15, 1912 in Montgomery Co, Ohio. Sophia and Edward are buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.

Children of Sophia Broxey and Edward Johnson were:

  • Eliza Johnson
  • Frank William Johnson (grandfather)
  • Anna B. Johnson
  • Clara May Johnson
  • Herman Benjamin Johnson
  • Perry E. Johnson