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Albert William Broeker

Male 1907 - 1930


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  • Name  Albert William Broeker  [1, 2, 3
    Born  23 Jan 1907  Canaan Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Iowa Birth Records 
    • Name: Albert Wm. Broeker; Birth Date: January 23, 1907; Birthplace: Canaan Twp, Henry, Iowa; Father's Name: William F. Broeker; Mother's Name: Mary Taeger; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C05306-4; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 965933; Collection: Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950
    Census  1910  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Albert Broeker, son, male, white, age 3, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa
    Iowa State Census  1915  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Card Number: 77, male, white, single, 9 months in public school in 1914, could read, could write, number of years in Iowa: 7, Albert Broeker, age 7, Des Moines County, post office address: Roscoe, Yellow Spring Township, extent of education in the common schools: 1, birth place: New London, Iowa, father's birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, mother's birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, signed by assessor: A. M. Menenges
    Census  1920  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Albert Broeker, son, male, white, age 12, single, attended school during the previous year, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa, could speak English, occupation none
    Iowa State Census  1925  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Albert Broeker, son, male, white, age 17, single, number of years in the U.S.: 17, number of years in Iowa: 17, attended high school, state highest grade (9-12): 10, could read, could write, place of birth: Iowa, name of father: W. F. Broeker, father's birthplace: Iowa, father's age at last birthday: 50, name of mother: Mary Taeger, mother's birthplace: Iowa, mother's age at last birthday: 47, place of marriage of parents: Des Moines County, Iowa, occupation involved with professional services, church affiliation: Methodist Episcopal
    High School  1926  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Morning Sun High School 
    Census  1930  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Albert W. Broeker, son, male, white, age 23, single, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation none (but apparently a farm laborer, see codes following), occupation code VIVV, wage earner, was not a veteran
    Died  19 Apr 1930  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: suicide 
    Obituary  20 Apr 1930  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye 
    • (The copy of this record is completely faded on one side, this is an attempt to recreate what was written in the original article as best as possible:)

      Albert Broeker Commits Suicide
      Dies in Doctor's Office After Taking Poison at Wapello, Iowa
      Special to the Hawk-Eye

      Wapello (IA) -- April 19. Albert Broeker, 22, committed suicide ... by drinking carbolic acid He was at Dr. Chittum's office at Wapello.

      Broeker's home was in the Sharon vicinity, but recently he (acquired) employment in Wapello. He (...) poison while standing (....) of the home of Miss (....) with whom he had been (...) company. Ill health, following (...) an automobile accident, was giv en as a reason for his act.

      The Morning Sun undertaker was called and the body was there there. Albert Broeker was the son of Wm. Broeker, highly respected farmer in the Sharon vicinity. He was a graduate from the Morning Sun high school with the clas of 1926. He had many friends throughout the vicinity. He is survived by his sister and brother Leora and (Orville or Wally, one was left out) at home, and Mrs. Clara [Stout] of Yarmouth.

      Funeral services will be at the home Monday afternoon at [...] 2 o'clock.
    Albert Broeker Commits Suicide
    Albert Broeker Commits Suicide
    The obituary of Albert W. Broeker. Albert drank poison while at the doctor's office.
    Buried  21 Apr 1930  Trinity Cemetery, Mount Union, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Person ID  I4796  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  William Frederick Broeker,   b. 1874, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1932, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Marie Elizabeth "Mary" Taeger,   b. 22 Feb 1877, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1928, Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jan 1900  Flint River Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 11, 12, 13
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Fredrick William Broeker; Groom's Birth Date: 1875; Groom's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Groom's Age: 25; Bride's Name: Mary L. Taeger; Bride's Birth Date: 1878; Bride's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 10 January 1900; Marriage Place: Flint River, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Fred Broeker; Groom's Mother's Name: Minnie Winsel; Bride's Father's Name: Fred J. Taeger; Bride's Mother's Name: Mary G. Roscum; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02530-2; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 956356; Reference Number: Vol 19 Pg 31 & 433; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Residence  Jul 1932  near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Family ID  F128  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] Kimble, Marjorie Naomi "Marge" (Walker).

    2. [S3215] Iowa Births and Christenings, Iowa County Births (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29-33, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 3B, page number: 230; enumeration date: April 24 and 25, 1930

    4. [S1051] Canaan Township, Henry County, Iowa - Burials (Sheridan and Trinity Cemeteries), (published by the Iowa Genealogical Society, 1987, publication #0236; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa, Post Office: Roscoe; Roll: IA1915_139

    6. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; supervisor's district: 1, enumeration district: 26, sheet number: 13A, page number: 212; enumeration date: April 26, 1910

    7. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Supervisor's District: 1; Enumeration District: 28; Sheet: 4B; Page: 8???; Enumerated on January 1920

    8. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1696

    9. [S8008] Louisa's History - Volume 9 Number 4 Morning Sun Graduates, (originally published in Louisa's History by the Louisa County Historical Society, Volume 9, Number 4, October 2008; Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S8927] Broeker, Albert - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 24, April 20, 1930; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S310] Broeker, Marie Elizabeth "Mary" (Taeger) - Obituary Davenport Democrat and Leader, (originally published in The Davenport Democrat and Leader, page 6, February 5, 1928; Davenport, Scott County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S311] Broeker, Marie Elizabeth "Mary" (Taeger) - Obituary (Morning Sun News-Herald), (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, February 9, 1928; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S309] Broeker, William Frederick - Death Notice, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, July 1932; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).