Brodie, John

Born: 1802-XX-XX Scotland, United Kingdom

Died: 1844-08-03 Springfield, Illinois

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Alternate name: Broadie

Brodie was in the stone business in Springfield, Illinois. He was a Whig and a member of the Sangamon County Mechanics' Union. When he died in a street accident in 1844, Abraham Lincoln prepared a public resolution in his honor for the Springfield Clay Club.

Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 2 September 1842, 3:3; 8 August 1844, 2:1, 5-6; An Act Making Appropriations for the Years 1841 and 1842; Proceedings of the Springfield Clay Club regarding the Death of John Brodie.