George M. Broadaway, a substantial agriculturist and stock dealer of Craighead County, was born in Lincoln County, Tenn., January 1, 1832, and is a son of Yancy and Elizabeth Hodges Broadaway, natives of North Carolina and Tennessee, respectively [see sketch of Jesse C. Broadaway]. January 3, 1856, he was united in marriage with Delila Cline, who was born in Alabama August 21, 1836, and died December 23, 1861. Of this union two children were the issue: John C. and Andrew C. January 20, 1868, Miss Cynthia Barnett became his second wife. She is a native of Mississippi, and a daughter of John and Jano Willhite Barnett, natives of Middle Tennessee, who came to Arkansas in 1864. Mr. Broadaway enlisted, in 1862, in the support of the Confederate cause, and served until the surrender. He has a large, nicely improved farm, and devotes much time and care to stock raising. He is a thorough Democrat, and in the support of progress and enterprise, one of the foremost men of the county. Mrs. Broadaway is a member of the Baptist denomination, which church the family attend.
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she did so to help others, is not researching the above person or families mentioned therein.
Lisa Hamilton submitted the above data from Goodspeeds; she did so to help others, is not researching the above person or families mentioned therein.
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