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William Braxton Westberry
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1856
Death: Apr. 15, 1913

The son of Milton Westberry and Algyann Mahala Spell. The brother of: Nancy E; Josiah; Rachel; Milton Thomas; John Howell; Mahala and Ironia. Half-brother to: Frona; Jesse; Mary E; Andrew C and Earnest.Husband of Susan Williams Westberry. Father of: Idella T; David; Donie; Hugh Haywood; William Colman; Catherine Eugenia; Lucy and Port.He committed suicide on his 67th birthday. Obituary: The Atlanta Constituton, Atlanta, Georgia, April 16, 1913. W. Brack Westberry, a prominent citizen of Wayne County, committed suicide at his home near here today. Telling his family that he was going to feed his horses, Westberry went to the horse lot, taking his razor and strop with him. After whetting the blade, he cut a deep gash on the right side of his throat. When discovered a few minutes later by his son, Hugh Westberry, he was dead. The strop was hanging on a barn wall near by. Westberry, who was county road superintendant had been in bad health for some time and brooded over this until his mind became affected, causing him to kill himself. His tombstone reads:"Faith points to hope above the skies where virtuous friendship never dies." 
Family links: 
  Thomas Milton Westberry (1828 - 1908)
  Alcyann Mehala Spell Westberry (1824 - 1875)
  William Colmon Westberry (1889 - 1967)*
  William Braxton Westberry (1856 - 1913)
  Jesse Kicklighter Westberry (1878 - 1952)**
  Andrew C. Westberry (1885 - 1957)**
*Calculated relationship
Flint Branch Baptist Church Cemetery
Wayne County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Wiregrasswalker
Record added: Jan 05, 2008
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William Braxton Westberry
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William Braxton Westberry
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William Braxton Westberry
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"Faith points to hope above the skies, where virtuous friendship never dies."
- Wiregrasswalker
 Added: Jan. 5, 2008

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