Saturday, December 18, 2010

Samuel Reuben Braswell & Cynthia Jane Minga



Samuel Reuben Braswell is the son of William Braswell & Martha Jones.


Thursday, December 16, 2010

Arthur Beale Braswell & Effie Belle Laird


Arthur Beal Braswell is the son of William Francis Braswell & Ada Bertha Braswell

Clovis Walter Braswell & Josephine Autrey



Clovis Walter Braswell is the son of William Francis Braswell & Ada Bertha Wagner.


Sunday, December 12, 2010

Margaret Braswell



Margaret "Brazzel" married Henry Tidmore and she is strongly believed to be the daughter of David Braswell & Nancy Rutherford who moved to Old Ninety Six District shortly after their marriage. (Nash County North Carolina Braswells)

Photos contibuted by Amy Rush.




Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Zilpha Inman Braswell



Marker at grave in Grady County between Cairo and Tallahassee near Rt. 93

THIS TOOMB WAS ERECTED
IN MEMORY OF
ZILPHA INMAN, BORN FEBERY
THE SEVENTEENTH
SEVENTEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY SEVEN
AND WAS MARRIED
JULY 25th, 1805
DIED
THE WIFE OF KINDRED BRASWELL
The 17th June, 1837

Dixon Hollingsworth Surname Card Collection #2929
Screven Co., GA Library


Friday, April 30, 2010

William Francis Braswell


WILLIAM FRANCIS BRASWELL
1870 - 1951

William married Ada Bertha Waggoner on August 29, 1895.
Ada was the daughter of Thomas Harvey Waggoner & Melvina Ellen Hightower.
Melvina's nickname was Millie.
William was the son of Bennett Braswell & Virginia T. Scruggs.
Bennett is sometimes referred to as Burnie Bennett. No doubt his name is Barnaby Bennett, named after his maternal Grandfather, Barnaby Hart.

William & Ada were the parents of 16 children. Harvey Leonard, Julia Elsie, twins Maggie Mae & Sallie Virginia, Roy Bennett, William Franklin, Mary Edna, Audrey Lee, Lela Etta, Clovis Walter, Nathaniel Ross, Arthur Beale, Erma Ruth, Byron Vance, Anna Marie & Ada Mildred.
William Francis Braswell is my Great grandfather. Harvey Leonard Braswell is my Grandfather.

RECORDS & DNA PROVE THAT WILLIAM IS NOT A DESCENDANT OF ROBERT BRACEWELL JR & SUSANNAH BURGESS. 3 OF SUSANNAH'S CHILDREN WERE NAMED IN THE WILL OF RICHARD TOWLE, 1692, ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Ann Braswell

Friday, January 15, 2010

Brasel Brothers


This is a photo of nine of eleven sons born to David Brasel, Jr and Mary
Brasel (nee Long).
L-R Standing Charles, Frank, Smith, Howard.
L-R Seated Samuel, Edward,William, Clark and George.
A son James, died in 1888 at the age of 20 and a son John is six years old
on the 1870 Census and died before the 1880 Census was taken.

David Brasel, Jr was the son of David and Anna Clarkson Brasel, who came from
Morgan County, Tennessee, in the fall of 1818 to what was then Madison
County, Illinois.
They purchased 80 acres in a part of Morgan County that in 1839 became
Scott County.
On July 23, 1827, David Brasel, as a Sergent, entered Capt. Gordon's
Winnebago War.
He became ill while in Peoria, Illinois and was sent home to recouperate.
On the way back to Morgan County he drowned while crossing a swollen creek
in Foulton County, Illinois and was buried near where he died.
Anna Brasel remained in Morgan County/Scott County and raised their five
children Lewis, Nancy, Rhoda, Wiley and David,Jr.

This biography and photo was provided by Palmyra Spencer in cooperation
with Mrs.Dottie Brasel and family.