Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Treasure Chest Tuesday - 1938 Death Record for Nicholas Brocke (1853-1938)

This week's Tuesday treasure is the 1938 death certificate record for Nicholas Brocke found in the "Idaho Death Records, 1890-1966" collection on Ancestry:

Extracted information from the death certificate includes:

*  Place of Death:  City of Lewiston, County of Nez Perce
*  Full Name:  Nicholas Brocke

*  Residence:  1503 9th Avenue*  Sex:  Male
*  Color or Race:  White
*  Marital Condition:  widowed
*  Name of Spouse:  not obtainable
*  Date of Birth:  
*  Age:  84 years, 11 months, 14 days
*  Occupation:  retired
*  Birthplace:  not known, Maryland
*  Father's Name:  not obtainable
*  Father's birthplace:  not known
*  Mother's name:  not obtainable
*  Mother's birthplace:  not known
*  Informant:  Mrs. Caroline Wilcox, Lewiston, Idaho
*  Burial, Cremation or Removal:  Julieetta, Idaho 12/17/1938
*  Undertaker:  Vasser-Rawls Mortuary, Lewiston, Idaho
*  Date of Death:  12-14-1938
*  Principal Cause of Death:  Angina pectoris
*  Secondary Cause of Death:  arteriosclerosis
*  Attending Physician:  O.C. Carssow M.D., Lewistion, Idaho.

The source citation for this record is:
State of Idaho, Certificate of Death, State File No. 111900, Nicholas Brocke, 14 December 1938; "Idaho Death Records, 1890-1966," digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 August 2017); citing Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Vital Statistics.

John Nicholas Brocke (1853-1938) was the son of John Peter and Christina (Webber) Brocke, and was born in Michigan.  He married Anna Grieser (1859-1936) in 1877 in Cedar County, Nebraska. They had 8 children between 1878 and 1894, including Amelia Anna Brocke (1884-1975) who married Severt Oliver Leland (1878-1940) in 1904.  

John Nicholas and Anna (Grieser) Brocke are my wife Linda's great-grandparents. 


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