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  • ID: I675
  • Name: Johann Dietrich Brockmann
  • Surname: Brockmann
  • Given Name: Johann Dietrich
  • Prefix: Kaufmann u Carpenter
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 6 Oct 1837 in Hohenwestedt, Ksp Hohenwestedt, Rendsburg Amt, Holstein Germany
  • Death: 16 Jun 1911 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
  • _UID: C2BD855240D0FC48B9EC5BFDD5670FBBADA4
  • Event: VZHolstein1845 1845 Schenefeld Kathe 59, Schenefeld Ksp, Rendsburg Amt, Holstein Germany
  • Census: Knecht bei Hans Derrsen 1860 Albersdorf Arkebeck, Albersdorf, Suederdithmarschen, Holstein
  • Emigration: May 1865 Hohenweststedt
  • Immigration: 12 Jun 1865 Ship Germania, Hamburg-New York
  • Immigration:
  • Residence: 1868 Davenport Alley n 4 th , Scott County, Iowa, USA
  • Note:
    Name: J D Brockmann
    Arrival Date: 12 Jun 1865
    Birth Year: abt 1837
    Age: 28
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity/Race­/Nationality: German
    Place of Origin: Germany
    Port of Departure: Hamburg, Germany
    Destination: United States of America
    Port of Arrival: New York
    Port Arrival State: New York
    Port Arrival Country: United States
    Ship Name: Germanic

    From The Davenport Democrat and Leader, June 18, 1911

    Obituary of John D. Brockmann

    "GERMAN PIONEER AND BANKER DIES"

    "VETERAN BANKER CALLED BY DEATH"

    "John D. Brockmann Passes Away at Age of 73 Years"

    "After a brief two weeks' illness, John D. Brockmann, vice president and director of the Iowa National Bank, president of the board of park commissioners and pioneer German merchant, died at his home, 1043 West Fifth Street at 8:10 o'clock Friday evening. While Mr. Brockmann had been ailing for some time and had not been in the best of health since being overcome by heat last summer he took a rapid turn for the worse Friday afternoon and death soon followed.

    Mr. Brockmann was one of the organizers of the Iowa National Bank in 1889, and since that time has been a director and vice-president of the institution, being one of the best known financiers of Davenport and Iowa.

    It was not alone in the banking field that Mr. Brockmann was prominent, however, as he has always been an enthusiastic advocate of a municipal park system and has been largely instrumental in the acquisition of the present Davenport parks, and in the organization of the department that has these municipal affairs in charge.

    President of Park Board

    For the last 17 years Mr. Brockmann has been a member of the board of park commissioners, and for several terms has been president of the board, his associates being A.W. Vander Veer and Dr. Henry Matthey. He became chairman of the board of directors of the Iowa National Bank on the death of A. P. Doe last fall.

    John Dietrich Brockmann was born October 6, 1837 in Hohenwestedt, Holstein, Germany, living there until he became of age, and learning the cabinet maker's trade, which he followed on first coming to Davenport in 1865.

    Upon coming to this country Mr. Brockmann settled in New York, but removed to Davenport in the same year and has for the last 45 years been one of the influential citizens of Davenport. Mr. Brockmann followed his trade of cabinet maker here until 1870, working in the carpenter shop of Victor Huot.

    Becomes a Banker

    In that year he began a grocery business, locating on the southeast corner of Fourth and Marquette streets and continuing in business at that location until 1890, when he sold his grocery to devote himself to his larger financial interests, having been one of the organizers of the Iowa National Bank the preceding year.

    In August 1865, Mr. Brockmann was united in marriage to Miss. Hansine Petersen, also from Hohenwestedt, Germany, who, together with three children, survive, four children, Henry, Agnes, Adolph and Hugo having previously passed away. Those surviving are John D. Brockmann, Jr., teller of the German Savings Bank; Albertus Brockmann, now of Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Minnie Hanssen Hildebrant, an adopted daughter.

    Two brothers also survive, Theodore of Grand Mound and Henry of Davenport.

    The funeral will be held from the home, 1043 West Fifth Street, at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon, and will be private, interment being in the City Cemetery. Gustav Donald will officiate."

    Brockmann, Adolph, b. 15 Dec 1876, d. 4 Aug 1880, lot 320 N
    Brockmann, Agnes, b. 21 Feb 1871, d. 29 Dec 1875, lot 320 N
    Brockmann, Anna, b. 18 Oct 1813, d. 23 May 1887, lot 380 N
    Brockmann, Elizabeth, b. 24 Nov 1842, d. 3 Apr 1921, lot 578 N
    Brockmann, Hansine.,b. 12 Jun 1837, d. 23 Jun 1924, lot 320 N
    brockmann, Henry, b. 28 Dec 1866, d. 16 May 1871, lot 320 N
    Brockmann, Hugo, b. 5 May 1880, d. 7 Dec 1891, lot 320 N
    Brockmann, John C. F., b. 20 Jan 1843, d. 23 May 1897, lot 578 N
    Brockmann, John D., b. 6 Oct 1837, d. 16 Jun 1911, lot 320 N
    Brockman, Otto, d. 30 Mar 1887, 3 yrs, lot 578 N
  • Change Date: 22 May 2017 at 21:37:52



    Father: Johann Hinrich Wilhelm Brockmann b: 7 Jun 1811 in Schenefeld, Schenefeld Ksp, Rendsburg Amt, Holstein Germany c: 14 Jun 1811 in Schenefeld, Schenefeld Ksp, Rendsburg Amt, Holstein Germany
    Mother: Anna Brigitta Dorothea Eggers b: 18 Oct 1813 in Hohenwestedt, Ksp Hohenwestedt, Rendsburg Amt, Holstein Germany

    Marriage 1 Hansine Petersen b: 12 Jun 1837 in Luegomklosteren Schleswig Germany
    • Married: 30 Aug 1865 in Davenport Ward 1, Scott, Iowa, USA
    Children
    1. Has No Children Minnie Wilhelmine Hansen adopted b: in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
    2. Has No Children Henry Brockmann b: 28 Dec 1866 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
    3. Has Children Albert Brockmann b: 1869 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
    4. Has No Children Agnes Brockmann b: 21 Feb 1871 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
    5. Has Children John Dietrich Brockmann b: 26 Sep 1873 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
    6. Has No Children Adolph Brockmann b: 15 Dec 1876 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
    7. Has No Children Hugo Brockmann b: 5 Mar 1880 in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
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