Hubbard County, MN
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BIOGRAPHIES & OBITUARIES
IMMIGRATION & NATURALIZATION
LOOKUPS & QUERIES
MAPS & LAND RECORDS
PHOTOS & MEMORABILIA
(Birth, Marriage, Death)
THE BROADBENT FAMILY
Bias Broadbent was from Owston, Lincolnshire, England. He came to the states wanting to fight in the civil war! He served in the navy and was on a ram ship for the north. After the war he settled in Madison Lake, Blue Earth County, MN. There he met Elizabeth Clear, they had three sons:
William and Jesse moved to Hubbard County first, then John with his wife and family, and their mother Elizabeth (Clear) Broadbent. They all died in Hubbard County, in Arago and Park Rapids.
John Broadbent Family
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John was born in 1869, he died in 1938 in Park Rapids. His wife Lydia (Mautner) Broadbent was born in 1872. She lived in Park Rapids for quite a while and in later years stayed with daughter Edna in Prior Lake, Lydia died in 1956 and is buried in Park Rapids.
John and Lydia raised several children in the Park Rapids area:
William Broadbent Family
Above: William Broadbent
William was born in 1877, died in 1949 in Arago. He married Maude Cole (1878-1963), they raised their children and grand-children in Park Rapids.
Jesse Broadbent Family
Above: Jesse Broadbent with horses
Jesse was born in 1881, he died in 1951 in Arago, where he is buried. He married Eliza Bromling who he later divorced. Their son stayed with him in Park Rapids, the son later moved out west.
Submitted by Barbara Day
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