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Edwin Broad

20 November 1837–5 November 1901

Edwin Broad was born on 20 November 1837 in Briston, Norfolk, England, and moved to Utah Territory in the 1850s. He married Elizabeth Broad. He worked as a carpenter and also had a sawmill in Tooele, Utah Territory, which burned to the ground in 1880. He then moved the mill to Skull Valley, Utah Territory. Broad died on 5 November 1901 and was buried in Tooele.[1]

  1. [1] “Edwin Broad,” in History of Tooele County (Salt Lake City: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Tooele County, 1961), 429; “Fire-Census,” Deseret News, 7 July 1880, 361; “Edwin Broad,” 1880 U.S. Census, 13A.