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LIFE THEN   More About the Broomalls A bit more about the Broomall family was compiled by Anne Broomall Wiegle.  The family genealogist, she tells this story:   [1]The first John Martin Broomall was born in 1816. but the family history as Americans goes back to a John Broomall who came to the then colonies in …

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LIFE THEN    STATE STREET The house I was born in was at the end of the Red Arrow, now SEPTA—I think, trolley line connecting my home town of Media with Philadelphia at the 69th Street Terminal.  The house was a large federal colonial type house on a large plot of land.  My grandfather, Judge …

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