Jacob Embree Brockman was born in Clark County, Kentucky 29 March 1807 and died in Salisbury Township, Chariton County, Missouri on 30 December 1883. He married Elizabeth M. Embree 20 June 1826 in Howard County, Missouri. Jacob enlisted in Company D of Searcy’s Battalion of the Missouri Sharpshooters. His son, John Tandy, was also in the same company. His daughter, Narcissa F. Brockman was my great-great grandmother. Jacob is buried at Richardson Cemetery in Salisbury. The inscription on his tombstone reads: “Jacob E. Brockman, Died, Dec. 30, 1883, Aged, 76 ys. 9 ms. & 1 day”
Photo taken 28 Oct 2006 by Sharon Smith Kelley.