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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Brodhead Family History

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Some Famous People with the surname of Brodhead

Wikipedia Richard Halleck Brodhead (born 1947) currently serves as the ninth president of Duke University and is a scholar of 19th-century American literature.
Wikipedia Daniel Brodhead (IV) (October 17, 1736 ? November 15, 1809) was an American military and political leader during the American Revolutionary War and early days of the United States.
Wikipedia William McNulty Brodhead (born September 12, 1941) is a politician from the U.
Wikipedia Richard Brodhead (January 5, 1811 ? September 16, 1863) was an American lawyer and politician from Easton, Pennsylvania.
Wikipedia Jefferson David Brodhead (January 12, 1859 ? April 23, 1920), also known as J.