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  Jacob Broom
Jacob Broom was a local politician whose interests remained focused throughout his career on the government of his city and state.
Broom was the son of a flsmith turned prosperous farmer.
Broom's political horizons expanded after the Revolution when his community sent him as their representative to the state legislature (1784-86 and 1788), which in turn chose him to represent the state at the Annapolis Convention.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/RevWar/ss/broom.htm   (625 words)

  
 De. Colonial Leader Jacob Broom
In 1776, at the age of 24, Broom became assistant Burgess of Wilmington, De.
Broom was a member of the State Legislature in 1784-86 and in 1788, during which time he was chosen as a delegate to the Annapolis Convention, but he did not attend.
After the Convention, Jacob Broom returned to Wilmington, where in 1795 he erected a home near the Brandywine River on the outskirts of the city.
www.state.de.us /facts/history/broombio.htm   (353 words)

  
  Biography of Jacob Broom
Jacob Broom, born October 17, 1752 in Wilmington, Delaware, was the son of James Broom, a flsmith turned prosperous farmer, and Esther Willis, a Quaker.
Broom's political horizons expanded after the Revolution when his community sent him as their representative to the state legislature (1784-86 and 1788), which in turn chose him to represent the state at the Annapolis Convention.
Broom carried these opinions with him to Philadelphia, where he consistently voted for measures that would assure a powerful government responsive to the needs of the states.
www.laughtergenealogy.com /bin/histprof/founders/const/broom.html   (750 words)

  
 Thistle & Broom :: About Jacob Sheep
Jacob sheep is an ancient (primitive) domestic multi-horned breed of sheep.
A non-improved breed, the Jacob is distinguished by their piebald (spotted) fleece of a dark colour (fl, which may bleach in the sun to a variety of browns, chocolate and deep grey or lilac with blue/purple cast) growing out of fl skin, and bright white growing out of white or pink skin.
In that each Jacob has distinctive markings a shepherd is able to identify specific sheep at a distance, they are an eager-to-please and curious breed always seeking handouts and consequently will come to you fairly easily once their attention in gained.
www.thistleandbroom.com /scotland/jacob-sheep.htm   (277 words)

  
 National Park Service - Signers of the Constitution (Jacob Broom)
A well-to-do businessman and civic leader, Broom spent most of his life in the service of his hometown, Wilmington, and he was one of the more obscure signers.
Broom first saw the light of life in 1752 at Wilmington, Del., the eldest son of a flsmith who prospered in farming.
Broom also found time for philanthropic and religious activities.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/constitution/bio7.htm   (403 words)

  
 From Revolution to Reconstruction: Biographies: Jacob Broom
Broom was born in 1752 at Wilmington, DE., the eldest son of a flsmith who prospered in farming.
Broom sat in the state legislature in the years 1784-86 and 1788, during which time he was chosen as a delegate to the Annapolis Convention, but he did not attend.
After the convention, Broom returned to Wilmington, where in 1795 he erected a home near the Brandywine River on the outskirts of the city.
odur.let.rug.nl /~usa/B/broom/broom.htm   (361 words)

  
 Jacob Broom
Jacob Broom was, in his mid-thirties, one of the youngest delegates at the Constitutional Convention.
Jacob seems destined to be remembered as having played a modest role since he did not often take the initiative in discussions and did not often take the floor.
BROOM gave notice to the House, that he had concurred with a reserve to himself of an intention to claim for his State an equal voice in the second branch; which he thought could not be denied after this concession of the small States as to the first branch.”
www.mccullough.nl /Jacob_Broom.htm   (2506 words)

  
 Broom — FactMonster.com
A broom is hung at the mast-head of ships about to be sold, to indicate that they are to be swept away.
Jacob Broom - Jacob Broom framer of the Constitution, politician Born: 1752 Birthplace: Wilmington, Del....
Jacob BROOM - BROOM, Jacob (1808—1864) BROOM, Jacob, (son of James Madison Broom), a Representative from...
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 American Revolution - The Founding Fathers, Jacob Broom, Delaware
Over the next several decades, he held that office six times and that of chief burgess four times, as well as those of borough assessor, president of the city "street regulators," and justice of the peace for New Castle County.
At the Constitutional Convention, he never missed a session and spoke on several occasions, but his role was only a minor one.
Broom also found time for philanthropic and religious activities.
www.americanrevolution.com /JacobBroom.htm   (358 words)

  
 Jacob Broom, Signer of the U.S. Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jacob Broom is regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.
A well-to-do businessman and civic leader, Broom spent most of his life in the service of his hometown, Wilmington, and he was one of the more obscure signers [of the U.S. Constitution].
According to Dorion, Jacob Broom was identified as a Quaker by the Library of Congress, and he was later an Episcopalian according to A History of Delaware Through its Governors 1776-1984 by Roger A. Martin.
www.adherents.com /people/pb/Jacob_Broom.html   (341 words)

  
 Thomas Broom
In my opinion, there is sufficient evidence to show that Thomas Broom, married to Elizabeth Hannum, was the father of James and grandfather of Jacob Broom.
In 1717, a Thomas Broom is admitted as a Freeman to the city of Philadelphia.
Further, Robert Broom and three sons in law are mentioned, who were married to daughters Ann, Hannah and Mary.
www.mccullough.nl /thomas_broom.htm   (903 words)

  
 Delaware History Online - Hall of Fame - Jacob Broom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jacob Broom was born in Wilmington Delaware to James and Esther (Willis) Broom.
In 1783 Broom composed the farewell address from the City of Wilmington to George Washington when the general visited as he returned to Mount Vernon after resigning his commission in the army.
Broom was appointed a member of the Annapolis Convention in 1786 and of the Constitutional Convention in 1787.
www.hsd.org /DHE/DHE_who_Broom.htm   (148 words)

  
 American Memory from the Library of Congress - Browse by
Jacob Barker to James Madison, December 26, 1815.
Jacob Barker to Joseph Anderson, December 26, 1815.
Jacob Broom to James Madison, April 16, 1789.
lcweb2.loc.gov /ammem/collections/madison_papers/titleJ1.html   (673 words)

  
 Jacob Broom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jacob Broom spent most of his life as a fairly inconspicuous officeholder in Delaware, his service in the Philadelphia Convention being the highlight of that career.
  Broom spoke for compromise and the need to present the people with some plan of union, however aspects of it might be unpopular with some delegates.
Broom spent the remainder of his life acquiring considerable wealth in entrepreneurial activity – banking, internal improvements, and the erection of the state’s first cotton mill.
fas-history.rutgers.edu /~clemens/constitutional1/broom.html   (216 words)

  
 Broom, Jacob, De. Colonial Leader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1776, at the age of 24, Broom became assistant Burgess of Wilmington, De.
Broom was a member of the State Legislature in 1784-86 and in 1788, during which time he was chosen as a delegate to the Annapolis Convention, but he did not attend.
After the Convention, Jacob Broom returned to Wilmington, where in 1795 he erected a home near the Brandywine River on the outskirts of the city.
www.russpickett.com /history/broombio.htm   (361 words)

  
 History Is Remade, One Bronzed Gentleman After Another
After the head and body are completed, the statues are clothed in custom-made costumes, covered with epoxy resin and then a thin layer of clay, and sent to a foundry to be cast in bronze.
For Jacob Broom, a signer from Delaware, there is no visual record at all, Mr.
The sculptured Broom has his hand raised tentatively to his face and wears the expression of someone who cannot quite remember why he entered the room.
events.nytimes.com /2001/07/04/nyregion/04STAT.html   (749 words)

  
 Biography of Jacob Broom
Jacob Broom, born October 17, 1752 in Wilmington, Delaware, was the son of James Broom, a flsmith turned prosperous farmer, and Esther Willis, a Quaker.
He held a variety of local offices, including borough assessor, president of the city's "street regulators;" a group responsible for the care of the street, water, and sewage systems, and justice of the peace for New Castle County.
SOURCES: Life & Character of Jacob Broom, by Rev. William W. Campbell, Historical Society of Delaware, Wilmington, 1909; Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution, by Robert K. Wright, Jr.
www.lawtergenealogy.com /bin/histprof/founders/const/broom.html   (750 words)

  
 Colonial Hall: Biography of Jacob Broom
Jacob Broom was a native of Delaware, and a descendant of one of the most respectable families of that State.
Having been chosen to represent his native State in the convention that framed the constitution, Mr.
Broom became a prominent member of that body.
www.colonialhall.com /broom/broom.php   (107 words)

  
 WallBuilders | Resources | Jacob Broom Letter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jacob Broom (1752-1810) was a farmer, surveyor, businessman, public official, and philanthropist.
Broom was member of the Delaware legislature (1784-86, 1788); and a delegate to the Constitutional Convention where he signed the federal Constitution (1787).
In this letter, Jacob expresses fatherly pride and reminds his son James to remember what he had been taught and "be a Christian":
www.wallbuilders.com /resources/search/detail.php?ResourceID=75   (190 words)

  
 Jacob Broom
Likenesses or descriptions of two signers, including Broom, could not be found, so their images were left obscure.
He held a variety of local offices, including borough assessor, president of the city's "street regulators;" a group responsible for the care of the street, water, and sewage systems, and justice of the peace for New Castle County.
His grandson and namesake--and my gggrandfather-- Jacob Broom Lyon, was just three years old at the time.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~lynnvr/Jacob_Broom.htm   (821 words)

  
 Jacob Broom at AllExperts
Jacob Broom (October 17, 1752–April 25, 1810) was an American businessman and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware.
He was a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787 and served in the Delaware General Assembly.
In the science-fiction novels of the Dune Universe, Broom is an ancestor of the God Emperor Leto II.
en.allexperts.com /e/j/ja/jacob_broom.htm   (130 words)

  
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J.W. Thomson explained the object of the contemplated association, the agricultural improvement of which New Castle county was capable by scientific development and the growing importance of silk culture.
Read, Jacob Caulk, Samuel Wollaston, John C. Clark, John Andrews, Samuel Canby, David W. Gemmill and Philip Reybold, Jr., were appointed a committee of organization and immediately reported a constitution and by-laws, which were adopted.
Brindley, of Christiana; Justa Justis and Andrew Gray, of Mill-Creek; Thomas Stockton, of New Castle; Jacob Faris, of Pencader; W.J. Hurlock, of Red Lion; Richard C. Mansfield, of St. George’s; Wm.
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 Ancestry.com - Broome Board - Re: Ancestors of James Broom(e) & Esther Willis, DE, early 1700s, parents of Jacob Broom
By the late 1700's, most of my part of the family were spelling the name as Broom without the e.
They were primarily located in Delaware and Maryland, although there is mention of being related to a Pennsylvania branch and the New York branch.
Jacob himself died in Philadelphia in 1810 while on business, but there is no mention of relatives there.
boards.ancestry.com /mbexec?htx=message&r=an&p=surnames.broome&m=229.1.1   (252 words)

  
 Jacob Broom == Because, since you have fallen since you have been cast down from heaven you have no dominion or victory ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jacob Broom == Because, since you have fallen since you have been cast down from heaven you have no dominion or victory against us.
Convention in Philadelphia Jacob Broom, Delaware Delegate to the...
The Broom Jacob of fire it stirred for you.
www.customcandleshop.com /Jacob/Jacob-Broom.html   (766 words)

  
 Jacob Broom
New and extensive Broom family update on the new site: http://www.mccullough.nl/broom_family.htm and specific Jacob Broom page: http://www.mccullough.nl/Jacob_Broom.htm, including Jacob Broom timeline.
Likenesses or descriptions of two signers, including Broom, could not be found, so their images were left obscure.
It was sold to the DuPont family in the beginning of the 1800's.
home.planet.nl /~lynnvr/Jacob_Broom.htm   (1055 words)

  
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At this meeting held December 15, Charles H. Wharton, Nicholas Way, Jacob Broom, James Lea, Jr., and Thomas Lea, were appointed a committee to prepare a plan for the contemplated association.
The library was located in the Town Hall, and on April 14th, opened for the use of members, and regularly thereafter on Saturdays from 3 to 5 P.M., in summer, and 5 to 7 P.M., in winter.
On the 26th of February, 1870, the company purchased the lot, ninety-two by two hundred and twelve feet; upon which the Masonic Temple and Opera-House now stand, from the heirs of John Gordon for thirty-six thousand eight hundred dollars, and the same year the erection of the building was begun.
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 jacob - Ask.com Web Search
Jacob enters the Old Testament in the twenty-fifth chapter of Genesis.
While Esau wandered off to hunt (a "man of the field"), Jacob stayed put with his parents and...
Jacob: Bible Picture Tour: Click here for information about the biblical character Jacob, how Jacob lived, and a description of Jacob's life.
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 Ancestors of Charles "Carl" Brumm
C. Broom (sic), age 30, male, married, 2 years living in Iowa, born in Germany, occupation was a laborer (actually Charles was about 40, not 30).
Jacob Broom, age 9, male, 2 years living in Iowa, born in Germany.
Carl married Eva Juliana "Julianna A." Osswald, daughter of Johann Jacob Oßwald and Christina Magdelana Zeitter, on June 7, 1842 in Sternenfels, Oberamt Maulbronn, Neckarkreis, Württemberg.
www.brumm.com /familytrees/16.htm   (1699 words)

  
 Constitution Day at UT Arlington
As a group, the delegates were well educated, well traveled, and politically astute.
Despite these similarities, they were also a diverse group ranging in age from 26 (Jonathan Dayton) to 81 (Benjamin Franklin), and included lawyers, a farmer (Jacob Broom), a county surveyor (Roger Sherman), a doctor (James McHenry), and a former minister (Abraham Baldwin).
George Washington presided over the meetings (after being somewhat coerced by James Madison), while James Madison wrote most of the drafts of the document and kept the most detailed notes of proceedings.
www.uta.edu /constitutionday/founders.html   (245 words)

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