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[My Maternal Uncle]

Orville Thomas Brokaw #4831-7

&

Alta nmn Young

&

Jewel nmn Lassiter

History of the name Brokaw

Orville Thomas Brokaw #4831-7, b. 25 January 1915 at Binger, Caddo Co., OK, m. 1st to Alta nmn Young 2 February 1936 at Exeter, Tulare Co., CA. m. 2nd to Jewel nmn Lassiter December 1966 at Brentwood, Contra Costa Co., CA.

[His parents]

Father: Clarence Lyndal Brokaw #3458-4, b. 31 July 1877 at White Rock, Republic Co. , KS, d. 14 January 1958 at Exeter, Tulare Co., CA, buried 18 January 1958 at Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Tulare Co., Ca

Mother: Ora Ethel Laughlin, b. 2 September 1884 at Forsythe, Taney Co., MO, d. 29 December 1954 at Exeter, Tulare Co., CA, buried, buried 5 January 1954 at Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Tulare Co., Ca , buried 3 January 1955 at Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Tulare Co., Ca

[His 1st wife]

Alta nmn Young, b. 31 May 1916 at Porterville, Tulare Co., CA, married Orville Thomas Brokaw #4831-7 2 February 1936 at Exeter, Tulare Co., CA. d. 16 February 1966 at Aroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo Co., CA. buried at Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Tulare Co., Ca

[Her parents]

Father: James W. Young

Mother: Hattie Bell Johnson

Children of Orville & Alta

1:  Jerry Eugene Brokaw #5931-1, b. 12 December 1938 at Porterville, Tulare Co., CA, m. Gwen nmn Leonard, 1959 at Exeter, Tulare Co., CA, d. 14 December 1982 at Visalia, Tulare Co., CA, buried 18 December 1982 at Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Tulare Co., Ca ; 3 grandchildren

2:  Freda Lavette Brokaw #5932-2, b. 7 November 1941 at Porterville, Tulare Co., CA, m. Kenneth nmn Baglin, 1961 at Exeter, Tulare Co., CA; 2 grandchildren

[His 2nd wife] 

Jewel nmn Lassiter, b. 1 October 1914 at Yell Co., AR,  married Orville Thomas Brokaw #4831-7 December 1966 at Brentwood, Contra Costa Co., CA.

[Her parents]

Father: Jess Asbury Lassiter, b. at AR or MO

Mother: Matilda Louisa Ellis, b. at AR

note: the numbers behind the names are from the book "Our Brokaw/Bragaw Heritage"

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