This stone is obviously newer than the others here, and probably replaces an older one.
This grave is believed to be that of Lawrence Brasher, father of John Thompson Brasher and Elijah Brasher, who are both buried here. It sits next to an older stone inscribed "Elizabeth Brasher," also containing no dates. The parents of John Thompson Brasher were Lawrence Brasher and Elizabeth Black Brasher, and the assumption is that these are their graves.
The following biographical information is taken from unverified sources, but appears to be substantially correct. It should be noted that the surname Brasher was often spelled Brashear or Brazier, particularly in early generations.
Lawrence Brasher was born in Greenville County, South Carolina, the son of Aquilla Brasher and a mother who has been variously identified either as Mary, last name unknown, or Irene Cox. The years 1756 and 1766 are both cited, but the 1766 date is consistent with ages in the 1800 and 1840 Census. (1840 U. S. Census, Lawrence T. Brasher appears on the same page with various of his grown children, giving his age as 70-79, age 74 being consistent with a 1766 birth.)
Lawrence married Elizabeth Black abt 1792 in South Carolina. It is believed they had the following children: John Thompson, Nancy, Margaret, William T., Elijah, Mary "Polly", Sarah, Elizabeth, Hampton and Lawrence, Jr.
Lawrence died in Christian County 24 Sep 1847.
Brasher Cemetery #2
Created by: Bonnie Ward Williamson
Record added: Jul 10, 2012
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