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James Brawner, Jr
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1822, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1853
California, USA

story as told by Mary Brawner Viter:
James traveled west during the gold rush days adn was scalped by Indians. One member of his group escaped and later retrieved the gold and gave each widow their share. Elizabeth, James' widow had her gold made into a pin, which has been handed down in the family 
Family links: 
  James Brawner (1795 - 1839)
  Rebecca Brawner (1800 - ____)
  Elizabeth Jane DeLong Brawner (1824 - 1906)
  James Brawner (1822 - 1853)
  Alexander Brawner (1824 - 1905)*
  Nelson H. Brawner (1832 - 1922)*
  Ellen Minerva Brawner Moon (1837 - 1879)*
  Thomas J Brawner (1840 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: killed by Indians and body never returned to his family, presumed buried in California
Created by: M Diane Lindall
Record added: May 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89950066


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