An image of Mrs. Lewis Dingman Brodhead (a.k.a. Mildred Elizabeth Hancock)

Lewis Dingman Brodhead (undated; probably circa 1904)

Lewis Dingman Brodhead (undated; probably circa 1904) – Image copyright James and Barbara Brodhead

As long-time readers of this blog know, Mildred Elizabeth Hancock (1892 – Aft 1940) eloped with my Great Uncle Lewis Dingman Brodhead (1884-1934) on June 23, 1911, at the Church of the Transfiguration in Manhattan.

(My previous blog posts about them include: Another Brodhead elopes, this time in 1911 at NYC’s Little Church Around the Corner; More on Lewis D. Brodhead; and Survived by ‘Mrs. R. J. Cole of Philadelphia’)

Well, some good news! The Baltimore Sun has kindly given me permission to publish the photo of Mildred that appeared on p. 14 of the July 12, 1911, issue of that paper.

Mildred’s hat is pretty fabulous; it’s a shame we can’t see her or her hat in full living color, but under the circumstances, B&W will definitely do!

Below Image: Reprinted with permission from The Baltimore Sun.  All rights reserved.

Mildred

Reprinted with permission from The Baltimore Sun. All rights reserved.

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7 thoughts on “An image of Mrs. Lewis Dingman Brodhead (a.k.a. Mildred Elizabeth Hancock)

  1. A great picture. Glad you could get it.

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  2. hi My name is bruce wills
    1805 some people with middle name wills fighting between bakers and fishermen
    I love your articles
    My nephew is Colin Newton who I now know through your “chip off the old block”
    Can you find who is related to Sir John Franklin…British Navy Expedition to the North West Passages 1845-1849 A relative of “Us” ???

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    • Hello, Bruce; I’m glad you have enjoyed the blog! I don’t know about any of these things; I assume you are thinking Sir John Franklin may be related due to the fact that Benjamin Franklin is in my maternal line? If you want to send me any info you have on the things you have mentioned, you can send to: chipsoff at gmail dot com. I am pretty busy with my ‘day job’ (I am far from retirement!), I will investigate as time allows! 🙂

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  3. bruce wills

    From Bruce Wills

    My great grandfather G S V Wills of London England 1866????

    Westminister College of Chemistry and Pharmacology doctor/??? to Queen Victoria

    1805 fight between some men middle name Wills

    Thanks

    ________________________________

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  4. Barbara Brodhead

    Wow, that’s awesome! Glad you were able to find it. And thanks for always sharing!

    Sent from my iPhone

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