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Nellie Demoretta Sophronia Franklin Brewer
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1888
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1987
Chowchilla
Madera County
California, USA

Nellie, the oldest of twelve children born to Anderson and Blanche Franklin, has provided the early day history of the Franklin family. From hearing her sister Thelma's newborn cry to the birth of Leonard, she has shared many valuable memories for future generations. Much loved, many descendents share her name of Nellie.
At the age of 86, she was corresponding with Thelma's granddaughter. She worked at something every day - letter writing, piecing quilts, and sewing clothes for herself. She was named for her papa's sister, Sophronia. She remembers meeting two of her papa's brothers (John and Abe) when they came to Texas before going on to Oregon.
She married Sidney Stewart in 1905 and they were the parents of seven children - Eva, Lillian, Lorene, Edith, Bessie, Nathan and Blanche. She later married a Mr. Brewer. In 1974, Nellie lived at 645 North 7th, Chowchilla, California. Nellie died on 25 July 1987. She was 11 days short of being 99 years old. 
 
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 Parents:
  Anderson Lane Franklin (1866 - 1962)
  Blanche Henrietta Stone Franklin (1870 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Sid Stewart (1886 - 1942)
 
 Children:
  Eva Mae Stewart Barger (1906 - 1999)*
  Lillian L. Stewart Davis (1907 - 1967)*
  Lorene Stewart Allen (1910 - 2000)*
  Edith Marie Stewart Gartman (1911 - 2009)*
  Bessie V Brewer Black (1913 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nellie Demoretta Sophronia Franklin Brewer (1888 - 1987)
  Oscar Elon Franklin (1892 - 1963)*
  Willie Belle Franklin Simons (1894 - 1985)*
  Thelma Blanche Andre Franklin Schambers (1895 - 1979)*
  Leonard Anderson Franklin (1897 - 1973)*
  Viola Hixie Franklin Paulsen (1899 - 1999)*
  Donna Deane Franklin Armstrong (1901 - 1989)*
  Nona Jean Franklin Tompkins (1903 - 1991)*
  Inez Jan Franklin Martin (1906 - 1979)*
  John Abe Franklin (1908 - 1994)*
  Margaret Ella Franklin Vance (1910 - 1996)*
  Joan Carol Franklin Shuler (1912 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chowchilla Cemetery
Chowchilla
Madera County
California, USA
 
Created by: Margie & Bob
Record added: Feb 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34286465
Nellie Demoretta Sophronia <i>Franklin</i> Brewer
Added by: Margie & Bob
 
Nellie Demoretta Sophronia <i>Franklin</i> Brewer
Added by: Margie & Bob
 
Nellie Demoretta Sophronia <i>Franklin</i> Brewer
Added by: Margie & Bob
 
 
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- Missy Zuber
 Added: Dec. 12, 2009
My Great Aunt Nellie.
- Margie & Bob
 Added: May. 27, 2009

- Steve Perry
 Added: May. 10, 2009
 
 
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