Henry Broadwell
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Henry Broadwell (1809 - 1881)

Henry Broadwell
Born in Mt. Carmel, OHmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married 16 Jan 1834 in Cincinnatti, Ohio, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Athens Co. OHmap
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Henry was born in 1809. Henry and Ann married in 1834 in Hamilton County, Ohio.[1] He passed away in 1881.[2] The Broadwells (an unknown number) were among the earliest settlers of Mt. Carmel/Indian Hill area just east of Cincinnati, Ohio, the descendants of Henry and some others qualify as First Families of Ohio.

The town of Broadwell, in Athens County, Ohio is believed to be named after him.

Research Notes

One source gave his marriage location as Marietta (Washington County), Ohio, but their marriage record clearly shows Hamilton County. Cincinnati is listed in another place, and that is in Hamilton County, and Broadwells have a long history in the Cincinnati area, so that is the most likely place.


  1. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch (15 July 2014), Hamilton > Marriage records 1833-1834 vol A4 > image 119 of 269; county courthouses, Ohio.
  2. "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (30 September 2014), Athens > Death records, 1867-1908, vol 1-3 > image 111 of 457; county courthouses, Ohio.
  • family records passed down to R. Neff
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #119151798
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (9 April 2016), Ohio > Hamilton > Fulton > image 62 of 79; citing NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • 1860 Census Year: 1860; Census Place: Canaan, Athens, Ohio; Roll: M653_934; Page: 97; Family History Library Film: 803934

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