Erie Cemetery History Project
Floyd Henry Brotherson (1893-1970)
Floyd Henry Brotherson was born Sept. 10, 1893, in Erie, the son of
William Henry and Mary Ethel "Mollie" (Saxton) Brotherson. He was raised
in Erie and attended Erie grade school and high school, although he did
Beryl Elizabeth (Hubbart) Reade Brotherson (1893-1962)
On Sept. 12, 1914, he was married to Mae More in Erie. On Nov. 11, 1917,
their daughter, Lynette Caroline, was born in the Steel house at 517 Main
Street in Erie. (Lynette Caroline Brotherson married John R. Miller and
relocated to Pittsburgh, PA.)
Mr. Brotherson was married to Frieda Anna Schoenfeldt on June 11, 1921, in
Clinton Iowa. She was born on January 5, 1893, in Wisconsin. She died in
Beryl Elizabeth Hubbart was born May 30, 1893, in Erie, the daughter of James P.
Hubbart (1865-1932) and Celone Isabel (Fenton) Hubbart (1861-1899). She
was married to Leslie Reade (1895-1937). They had two children, James
Durrell Reade, born in 1921, and Frances Clare (Reade) Hall, born in 1927.
Mr. Reade died in 1937.
Beryl Reade and William Henry Brotherson had been classmates in Erie.
They were married and resided in Clinton, IA. Mr. Brotherson was employed
at Gabriel Lumber and Fuel Co. in Clinton. Beryl Elizabeth (Hubbart) Reade
Brotherson died June 10, 1962.
In 1963, Mr. Brotherson moved to Houston, TX, where he lived with his daughter,
Jeane Brotherson Scott, and family for two years. On Dec. 6, 1965, Mr.
Brotherson was married to Mary Radley Pichot.
Mr. Brotherson died Jan. 16, 1970. Although he is buried in Forest Park East
Cemetery in League City, TX, he is remembered with a headstone at Erie Cemetery
adjoining that of Beryl Brotherson.
(Information from Jeane Brotherson Scott)