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EARLY BRASWELL BIBLE RECORDS &
CEMETERY MARKERS

BIBLE AND FAMILY RECORDS
FAMILY RECORD OF ARTIMACIE (BRACEWELL) BARNES

Artimacie BRACEWELL, daughter of William and Elizabeth (Steven) BRACEWELL, was born November 14, 1828, perhaps in Alabama. She died February 19, 1906, Marlin, Texas, and was perhaps buried in the McAdams Cemetery, Wacker County, Texas. She married Stephens F. Barnes who was born April 15, 1825, and died June 6, 1908. He was buried in the McAdams Cemetery. See pps. 131 and 169.

BIRTHS

Avis Barnes- born in Alabama.
William Riley Barnes- born May 23, 1888, Mobile, Alabama.
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Barnes- born in Alabama.
Sarah Ann Barnes- no date.
Augustus "Gus" Barnes- no date.
Jo Barnes- no date.
Mollie Barnes- no date
Jesse Barnes- no date

MARRIAGES

William Riley Barnes married Sallie Bingman.

Elizabeth Barnes married Pink Bagwell.

Jo Barnes married Nancy Williamson.

Mollie Barnes married (?) Williamson.

DEATHS

Artimacie (BRACEWELL) Barnes, died February 19, 1906.

Stephens F. Barnes, died June 6, 1908

William Riley Barnes, died February 24, 1918.

 

 FAMILY RECORD OF JOSEPH H. BRACEWELL

The following is a record of the family of Joseph BRACEWELL who was born January 13, 1834. His wife was Martha E. Jaman, who was born April 4, 1844. They were married September 6, 1860. They had the following children:

William Bartow BRACEWELL- born September 22, 1861.

Joseph Benjamin BRACEWELL- born July 27, 1863.

James Rilie BRACEWELL- born March 1866.

Andrew Calvin BRACEWELL- born November 17, 1867.

A boy- still born, 1868.

Walter White BRACEWELL- born 1870.

Uriah Clark BRACEWELL- born February 14, 1873.

Martha Elizabeth BRACEWELL- born March 26, 1875.

Edgar Franklin BRACEWELL- born September 23, 1877.

Emma Sindarilla BRACEWELL- born August 24, 1879.

Elbert Lee BRACEWELL- born September 1, 1881.

Ida Abba BRACEWELL- February 23, 1884.

FAMILY RECORD OF JOSEPH BENJAMIN BRACEWELL

Joseph Benjamin BRACEWELL, was the second son of Joseph H. and Martha E. BRACEWELL. He was born July 17, 1863, and was married to Hollie E. Shanks October 20, 1886. She was born September 19, 1867. She was the second daughter of Flournoy and Maryen Shanks. Their children:

Ernest Wilburn BRACEWELL- born October 26, 1887.

Charles Emmett BRACEWELL- born February 26, 1890.

Joseph Search BRACEWELL- born June 9, 1892.

Beulah Berta BRACEWELL- born May 9, 1895.

Bertha Elvira BRACEWELL- born August 4, 1902.

Reginald Shanks BRACEWELL- born April 4, 1904.

Benjamin Franklin BRACEWELL- born March 7, 1909.

Nellie E. BRACEWELL- died July 11, 1912.

 

FAMILY RECORD OF WILLIAM BRACEWELL

William BRACEWELL was born in Lawrence County, Georgia October 13, 1801. His wife, Elizabeth Steven, was born October 8, 1800. They were married January 24, 1819. See page 131. Their children:

James Houston BRACEWELL- born October 18, 1819.

William Jasper BRACEWELL- born April 6, 1821.

Matthew BRACEWELL- born February 16, 1823.

Uriah BRACEWELL- born January 13, 1825.

Richard Riley BRACEWELL- born January 9, 1827.

Artimacie BRACEWELL- born November 14, 1828 (see page 131 and 168).

Haryann BRACEWELL- born March 29, 1830.

Benjamin BRACEWELL- born February 28, 1832.

Joseph Marion BRACEWELL- born January 13, 1834.

Elizabeth BRACEWELL- born March 26, 1837.

Sarahann BRACEWELL- born October 1838.

Rhoda Ann BRACEWELL- born February 25, 1841.

David Jackson BRACEWELL- born July 25, 1844, died December 19, 1944.

Nancy Ann Eliza BRACEWELL- born January 23, 1846.

 

BIBLE RECORDS OF EDGECOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

BRASWELL BIBLES:

Martha R. Lancaster- born February 11, 1833.

Patsy Ann BRASWELL- born March 21 (year not given).

Richard M. BRASWELL- born December 23, 1830.

Benjamin F. BRASWELL- born April 11, 1852.

Joanner BRASWELL- born August 14, 1853.

Littleberry C.G. BRASWELL- born December 13, 1854.

Mary Ann Rody BRASWELL- born February 22, 1856.

John R. BRASWELL- born June 22, 1858.

Cinthannetta Elizabeth BRASWELL- born February 4, 1860.

Burd D. BRASWELL- born September 24, 1861.

 

Archelaus and Mary (Banks) BRASWELL- Parents

Archelaus BRASWELL- born April 3, 1819.

Margaret A.S. BRASWELL- born July 10, 1829.

Joseph William BRASWELL- born July 18, 1849.

Mary Elizabeth BRASWELL- born July 15, 1851.

William T. BRASWELL- born April 27, 1853.

Helen A. BRASWELL- born November 18, 1854.

Maude Sutherland BRASWELL- born January 19, 1857.

James Cornelius BRASWELL- born January 22, 1859.

Alice Lee BRASWELL- born June 7, 1863.

Archelaus BRASWELL- born November 24, 1865.

 

The parents of this family were Jacob BRASWELL, born March 7, 1763, and Nancy Cotton born 3 Dec. 1772, married July 9, 1789. The parents of Jacob were William and Anna BRASWELL. See page 56.

Elizabeth ______- born December 23, 1791.

Micajah BRASWELL- born July 26, 1793.

Jacob BRASWELL, Jr.- born December 6, 1795.

Priscilla Macomb- born November 18, 1797.

Sally BRASWELL- born March 6, 1800.

Willy BRASWELL- born November 27, 1801.

Peggy BRASWELL- born November 1, 1803.

Tempsey BRASWELL- born August 14, 1805.

Alexander Cotton BRASWELL- born October 3, 1807.

Nancy Maria BRASWELL- born September 29, 1810.

Micajah Thomas Cotton BRASWELL- born October 12, 1811.

Rhoda BRASWELL- born November 20, 1813.

 

The parents of this family were Robert Russell BRASWELL, born February 7, 1802, and died July 1845, and Angelina Stringer, born 1799 and died 1855. His grandparents(?) were Permenter and Margaret BRASWELL. See page 60.

Joseph James BRASWELL- born November 16, 1824.

Benjamin Guilford BRASWELL- born January 1, 1827.

Keziah Margaret BRASWELL- born February 2, 1829.

Elizabeth Catherine BRASWELL- born February 22, 1831.

Thomas Permenter BRASWELL- born November 2, 1833.

Arretta BRASWELL- born May 15, 1835.

Robert Stringer BRASWELL- born March 8, 1836.

Anselana Jane BRASWELL- born January 9, 1842.

John Daniel BRASWELL- born February 17, 1844.

 

RECORDS FROM THE BIBLE OF Eli C. BRASWELL

BIRTHS

Eli C. BRASWELL- born September 23, 1820.

Sarah BRASWELL- born January 17, 1822.

Martha Jane BRASWELL- born September 7, 1844.

Nancy Emaline BRASWELL- born March 19, 1846.

Tytus Vespasian BRASWELL- born January 16, 1848.

Sarah Hutchison BRASWELL- born May 13, 1850.

Pias Elder BRASWELL- born November 28, 1852.

Parrabannaon Caroline BRASWELL- born March 22, 1855.

Children of Tytus Vespasian BRASWELL:

Lorenao C. BRASWELL- born September 9, 1874.

Nancy Winfred BRASWELL- born February 9, 1877.

Hubert BRASWELL- born February 18, 1886.

MARRIAGES

Eli C. BRASWELL married Sally Stockton, December 7, 1843. Both of Clinton

County, Kentucky.

Nancy Emaline BRASWELL married W.H. James, August 10, 1865.

Martha Jane BRASWELL married William E. Tinsley, December 12, 1867, Allen

County, Kentucky.

Sarah H. BRASWELL married Aust (?) Johnson, February 22, 1870.

Tytus Vespasian BRASWELL married Mary Atwood, October 16, 1873, Allen County,

Kentucky.

Parrabannon Caroline BRASWELL married Algen Sydney Atwood, September 5, Allen

County, Kentucky.

DEATHS

Pias Elder BRASWELL, deceased September 22, 1871.

Elizabeth BRASWELL, mother of Eli C. BRASWELL, deceased February 13, 1872.

Sally BRASWELL, wife of Eli C. BRASWELL, deceased April 19, 1877.

Lele BRASWELL, deceased January 3, 1880.

Mary F. BRASWELL, deceased November 20, 1882.

R.R. BRASWELL, deceased June 16, 1877.

E.C. BRASWELL, deceased December 5, 1894.

This record was taken from a Bible given to Sally Atwood by Eli C. BRASWELL. The Eli C. BRASWELL Family Bible is now in the possession of Jim Watkins, Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky. Leon and Loretta BRASWELL of San Bernardino, California sent the records August 7, 1976.

 

BIBLE RECORD OF WILLIAM A. BRASWELL

William A. (Andrew?) BRASWELL, son of Bennett BRASWELL, was born November 17, 1830. On June 20, 1852, he married Amanda Malvina Allen who was born October 1, 1832. (See page 62.)

BIRTHS

John W. BRASWELL- born April 23, 1853.

Monticello L. BRASWELL- born April 20, 1855.

Liza Ann BRASWELL- born June 21, 1857.

Arthusa C. BRASWELL- born August 2, 1859.

Tennessee B. BRASWELL- born February 11, 1861.

Andrew [Jackson] B. BRASWELL- born October 23, 1863.

Ulysses S. Grant BRASWELL- born April 13, 1865.

Scyler Sircy BRASWELL- May 23, 1868.

Goodner Marshall BRASWELL- October 6, 1870.

Van Allen BRASWELL- born April 5, 1874.

Lattie Lamon BRASWELL- born September 9, 1879.

MARRIAGES

William A. BRASWELL married Amanda Malvina Allen June 20, 1852.

DEATHS

Bennett BRASWELL, died April 19, 1869.

Elizabeth BRASWELL, died October 7, 1884.

William A. BRASWELL, died August 21, 1885.

Amanda Allen BRASWELL, died June 21, 1921.

Mary Dunham BRASWELL, died May 23, 1928.

Clarence BRASWELL, Sr., died December 14, 1927.

Nola Mabel (BRASWELL) Betty, died December 28, 1927.

Marshall BRASWELL, died 1932.

This Bible has been in the possession of Mrs. Pearl Jared High of Cookeville, Tennessee.

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CEMETERY AND GRAVE MARKERS

 

ARKANSAS

GREEN FOREST PIONEER CEMETERY, is located one mile from the public square of Green Forest, Arkan- sas. In this cemetery are many early graves of BRASWELLs, most of which are marked only with initials. A record has been carefully preserved by Mrs. Annie Cates who kept the cemetery and a record of those interred there. Upon her death, she left the record with her nephew, Robert D. Graham, Jr. of California (see pg. 81). 

    William BRASWELL (W.B.)
    b. 1766 North Carolina
    d. 1856 Arkansas

     Elizabeth BRASWELL (E.F.B.)
    b. 1787 North Carolina

ILLINOIS

OLD LIBERTY CEMETERY, Brownstown, Fayette County, Illinois. See pages 123 and 124

    Valentine BRAZZLE b.1831- d. 1875
    Private in Company B, Illinois, Cavalry

    Thomas V. BRAZZLE
    b. 1863
    (no d. date)

    W. BRAZZLE
    b. Dec. 6, 1853
     (no d. date) 
     
    George W. BRAZZLE
    b. 1866- d. Sept. 1888

    W. BRAZZLE
    b. Dec. 27, 1861
    (no d. date)
     

Joseph W. BRAZZLE
 b. 1869
(no d. date)

 

BETHANY CEMETERY, Sefton, Illinois (?).

Mary Susan BRAZLE
dau. of A.M. Sefton
w/ Valentine BRAZEL
 b. 1839- d. Feb. 1912
m. 3 Jan. 1853

Sadie E. BRAZEL
b. 1890
d. 9 July 1898

 

Benjamin J. BRAZEL
 b. September 1860
d. February 1902

Thomas V. BRAZEL
b. 1891- d. 1902

Laura Biadie BRAZEL
w. Benjamin BRASWELL

 Cloey Turner
 (d./ Valentine BRAZEL) wThomas Turner
d. April 1854- Age 21

 

 

KENTUCKY

"BLACKJACK" UNION CHURCH CEMETERY, this stone is listed in the "Simpson County, Kentucky Records" book under the chapter on cemetery records.

L.E. BRAZELL
1856-1882

 

MISSOURI

BROOKLINE CEMETERY, Springfield, Missouri. See page 18.

Reverend Burnie Bennett BRASWELL
1837-1900
Dying is but going home.

 

OREGON COUNTY, MISSOURI, this cemetery is approximately one acre in size. These stones were copied by Mrs. Cleman Sawyer, Wichita, Kansas.

John L. BRASWELL
1883-1970


Alpha O. BRASWELL
b. Dec. 12, 1903
 d. Dec. 27, 1903

S.E. BRASWELL
son of T.J. & M.B.
b. Feb. 1889
d. 14 Aug. 1910
age 21 yr. 5 mo. 25 da.

Martha B. BRASWELL
2/w Thomas J.
1866-1952



W.H. BRASWELL
1885-1948

Robert L. BRASWELL
May 2, 1921

Maggie B. BRASWELL
wife of John L.
1884-1963
 
Nova B. BRASWELL
1880-1960


Artimita J. BRASWELL
dau of John&NancyHuddleston
b. May 19, 1858
d. Dec. 5, 1886


Emma T. BRASWELL
1889-1976
w/ W.H. BRASWELL


Mack A. BRASWELL
1898-1964

Lewis BRASWELL
1917-1948S.

Odey BRASWELL
1879-1951



  Thomas J. BRASWELL
  b. Sept. 28, 1852
  d. Sept. 9, 1920



Anna Ruth BRASWELL
1915-1917



 Son & Brother
Daniel H. BRASWELL
b. Dec. 1, 1953
d. April 14, 1976

 Patsy (Scott) BRASWELL
July 19, 1930

 

 

  TENNESSEE

 FATHERING CEMETERY near Barren Plain, Tennessee and three miles south.

F.B. BRASWELL
Born 15 October 1858
Died 24 May 1899
Wife- Lena

 

BRASWELL CEMETERY on William BRASWELL'S headquarters, three miles southwest of Barren Plain, near Buzzard Creek. See page 68.

John Henry BRASWELL    mmmm      William BRASWELL
Born 19 April 1853      mmmm              Born 22 April 1830
   Died 3 November 1886    mmm     m   Died 8 February 1915
    m  Married Panthea Cook       mm             Married Nancy M. Mason
Died 10 October 1870    mmmm          2/w Laura Lin Dowlin

 
BRASWELL CEMETERY near Center Dam, DeKalb County, Tennessee. The people in this cemetery were descendants of Bennett BRASWELL, brother of Samuel BRASWELL of Barren Plain. See page 62.

W.A. BRASWELL
Born 17 November 1830
Died 27 August 1885

Lat. L. BRASWELL
Born 9 October 1879
Died 11 September 1945

* Tennie BRASWELL
Born 11 February
Died 18 August 1896

William Clarence BRASWELL
1903-1927

Amanda Allen
 w/ William A. BRASWELL
Born 1 October 1832
Died 21 June 1921

Mary Dunham BRASWELL
Born 26 July 1882 (?)
Died 23 May 1928

Tonie BRASWELL
1861 Born 11 October 1898Died 8 May 1931

Mrs. Etta BRASWELL
1875-1959






T.O. BRASWELL
Born 13 February 1868
Died 7 September 1946

Mabel BRASWELL
1901-1927

 

  SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH, Liberty, Tennessee Church Yard. See page 120.

Jim S. BRASWELL
1887-1935

Amanda BRASWELL
1850-1944

Milton BRASWELL
1845-1919

Matthew W. BRASWELL
Born 1 November 1831
Died 9 January 1864

Hattie Davis BRASWELL
1874-1947

 J.W. and R.P. BRASWELL
 b. 18- ?
d. 1859

  * Tennessee Belle (BRASWELL) Thomas, see page 64.

BAXTER, TENNESSEE, in an unnamed graveyard just behind the high school gymnasium under friendly cedar trees, the following graves were found:

E.H. BRASWELL
Born 7 January 1817
Died 9 March 1899
Gone but not forgotten

Nathan M. Cox
April 17, 1845
September 21, 1919

Mary L. BRASWELL
 7 December 1823
18 March 1908

James R. BRASWELL
Born October 20, 1871
Died January 5, 1880

 Zeke and Joe BRASWELL
(dates not legible)

 TEXAS
THE LLANO CEMETERY, Amarillo, Texas (see pg. 20).

William Francis BRASWELL
Born 28 August 1867
Died 30 May 1951

 

Ada Bertha BRASWELL
Born 18 December 1875
Died 7 January 1965
(Wife of William Francis)

Emery J. Stoops
1895- 30 April 1971
(h of Maggie BRASWELL)

MERCURY CEMETERY, McCullough County, Texas.

Robert BRAZEL
b. June 25, 1809, Madison County, Illinois
d. February 20, 1879
Age 71 years, 7 months, and 26 days

 

DREAMLAND CEMETERY, Canyon, Texas (see pg. 109)

Rev. J.H. BRASWELL
16 April 1856
16 August 1933


 Mrs. Clara Phillips
w Samuel McCoy BRASWELL
1889-1929

Mrs. J.H. BRASWELL
 27 December 1862
 29 March 1953


 Eudora Spencer BRASWELL
2/w Samuel McCoy BRASWELL
15 March-
13 January 1974

 Samuel McCoy BRASWELL
12 November 1886
1 April 1961

 

 

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