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Thomas Eli Brackney
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1869
Bates County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1959
Sparks
Washoe County
Nevada, USA

Tom & Louisa Brackney homesteaded near Meeteetse WY then relocated to Grass Valley near Austin NV just before WWI.

In 1924 Tom confronted Vicente Arrate, a Basque sheepherder in the employ of Martin Amestoy. Arrate reportedly ran his sheep through Brackney's water supply and a gunfight ensued. Both men were wounded but Arrate died of his wounds on July 11 in Austin, NV. Brackney was tried for murder in Lander County Court in Austin but acquitted.

Source: "1924 Murder led to Murder Charge" Reese River Reveille, 24 December 1992. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Milton Harrison Brackney (1840 - 1910)
  Susan T. Shanks Brackney (1841 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Louisa Teresa Hill McIntyre (1889 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Susie Evangeline Brackney Bell (1907 - 1982)*
  Carey James Brackney (1909 - 1984)*
  Nova M Brackney Bishop (1911 - 2002)*
  Thomas August Brackney (1913 - 2005)*
  James Brackney (1917 - 1917)*
  Louis Samuel Brackney (1920 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elmer Elsworth Brackney (1862 - 1942)*
  Thomas Eli Brackney (1869 - 1959)
  Juney Brackney (1873 - 1905)*
  Ada Brackney (1878 - 1905)*
  Leslie Brackney (1881 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: No marker
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Reno
Washoe County
Nevada, USA
Plot: County Section - plot unknown
 
Created by: Tenalquot
Record added: Jan 20, 2012
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Thomas Eli Brackney
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Thomas Eli Brackney
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Thomas Eli Brackney
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