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George Anderson Brimberry
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1843
Claiborne Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1923
Grapeland
Houston County
Texas, USA

~GEORGE ANDERSON BRIMBERRY~ (1843-1923), nicknamed Gray,
The 7th son of Matthias & Elizabeth (Minton) Brimberry.
born in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. Served with brothers, James and Peter, in Randal's 28th Texas Cavalry Regiment. Married 1870 to Nancy Jane Denson (1851-1932).
George Anderson Brimberry, 28th Texas Cavalry.
Nancy and her sister Polly, wife of Elbert Brimberry, were the progeny of John and Mary Ann (Crawford) Houston Denson. Mary Ann Crawford's first husband was a relative of General Sam Houston and was killed in the Surveyor's Indian Fight near Dawson in 1838. Mary Ann's parents were Joseph Crawford and Mary (Polly) Cauble/Cobble, of Rowan County, NC. John Denson and his parents, Thomas C. and Polly Denson of Anson County, NC, migrated to Texas before the war for independence from Mexico.
A Confederate pensioner, George A. Brimberry died in 1923. A farmer, he donated land for the Sunset Christian Church near Grapeland. George A. and Nancy (Denson) Brimberry had 7 children: William M. (m. Cora Price)---this writer's paternal grandparents; James S. (m. Julia Green); Fannie (died young); Lydia (m. John James); Roxie Ann (m. Joe Colkin); Ben F. (m. Beulah Owens); and Marshall L. (m. Eula Coleman).

 
 
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 Parents:
  Matthias Brimberry (1799 - 1854)
  Elizabeth Minton Brimberry (1809 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Jane Denson Brimberry (1855 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  William Melton Brimberry (1871 - 1940)*
  James S. Brimberry (1875 - 1936)*
  Fannie A. Brimberry (1878 - 1887)*
  Lydia Brimberry James (1882 - 1918)*
  Benjamin Franklin Brimberry (1891 - 1955)*
  Marshall Lee Brimberry (1893 - 1938)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elbert Brimberry (1836 - 1884)*
  Peter Brimberry (1838 - 1880)*
  William Harrison Brimberry (1841 - 1900)*
  George Anderson Brimberry (1843 - 1923)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
s/o Matthias & Elizabeth
 
Note: Photo of Civil War Veterans of Houston County, Texas, George A. Brimberry is #2
 
Burial:
Davis Cemetery
Grapeland
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Yates
Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Jul 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9098616
George Anderson Brimberry
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George Anderson Brimberry
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~GEORGE ANDERSON "GRAY" BRIMBERRY~"Served with brothers, James and Peter, in Randal's 28th Texas Cavalry Regiment"
- Yates
 Added: Oct. 27, 2011
 
 
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