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Joel Whitman Brackett
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1832
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1905
Texas County
Missouri, USA

Please note: The Picture that is showing is not of Joel W Brackett, but that of General Grant.

Joel Whitman Brackett
Family Descent: Anthony, Anthony, Zachariah, Anthony, Jr., Captain John, Chapman, Joel W. Brackett
Joel Whitman Brackett was born December 27, 1832, in the town of Bridgton, Cumberland County, Maine, the son of Chapman Brackett and Amanda Wight Brackett. He moved to Massachusetts, thence to Missouri, in which state he resided in Raymondville until his death, December 30, 1905. He served in Company G, 5th Maine, volunteer infantry, and in company K, United States reserve corps. He married on October 30, 1857, Hannah B. Russell, born May 22, 1838, the daughter of Benjamin and Mahala Wright Russell of Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine.
1. Almoren, b. 30 October 1858
2. Fred A., b. 26 February 1859
3. Sarah Louise, b. 13 September 1968 married Chauncey W. Payne, resides in Raymondville, Missouri. Issue:
1. Cassious Melvin, b. April 4, 1888
2. Arthur W., b. August 18, 1890
3. Joseph Earnest, b. July 24, 1893
4. Chauncey Smith, b. August 12, 1898
4. Mary Amy, b. March 29, 1973, married Joseph Holder, March 29, 1896: resides in Raymondville, Missouri.
1. Charlie Joe Holder, b. 7 March 1898
5. Charlie Joe Brackett, b. June 6, 1878
The 1876 Missouri State Census shows them to be living in Texas County, Township 30, Missouri at which time they had another child, Mary Amy Brackett. Their last child, Charles Joe Brackett was born in 1978.
The 1880 U. S. Census shows them to be living in Jackson, Missouri as well as the 1900 U. S. Census. His grandchildren, William M Brackett and James B. Brackett were living with them at that time. They were sons of Almoren Brackett.
Joel served in the Civil War:
Name: Joel W. Brackett
Residence: Greenwood, Maine
Age at Enlistment: 28
Enlistment Date: 24 June 1861
Rank at: Private
State Served: Maine
Survived the War: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, Maine 5th Infantry Regiment of 24 June 1861
Mustered out on October 3, 1861.
Birth Date: Abt. 1833
Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine
Family links: 
  Chapman Brackett (1808 - 1881)
  Amanda M Wight Brackett (1807 - 1896)
  Hannah B. Russell Brackett (1838 - 1928)
  Almoren Russell Brackett (1858 - 1914)*
  Fred Augustus Brackett (1859 - 1937)*
  Sarah Louise Brackett Payne (1868 - 1948)*
  Mary Amy Brackett Wilson (1873 - 1948)*
  Charles Joe Brackett (1878 - 1937)*
  Joel Whitman Brackett (1832 - 1905)
  Elizabeth Jane Brackett Coughlan (1837 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Maintained by: Chuck/Karen Brackett
Originally Created by: Charlotte Schneider
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56793059

I'm Joel Whitman Brackett's Great Great Great Granddaughter, Richard Brackett's Daughter. It's an honor to be apart of this lineage, Rest In Peace, I wish we could have met.
- Ellie Brackett
 Added: Jul. 1, 2014
In loving memory...I'm sorry we never met in this life.Margie Payne Davis, gggranddaughter
- margiedavis60
 Added: Sep. 7, 2010
Rest in Peace Great-Great Grandfather. Thank you for a wonderful family and for your service to our Country.
- Charlotte
 Added: Aug. 12, 2010

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