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Clara Browning Haralson
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1765
Caswell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1841
Troup County
Georgia, USA

CLARA CLARISSA BROWNING was born March 01, 1765 in Pendleton, Caswell Co, NC, and died March 01, 1841 in LaGrange, Troup Co, GA.

Clara Browning Culbertson Haralson's first husband was David C. Culbertson (b: 1761/1762, NC d: 19 Mar 1796. Greene Co, GA).

CLARA BROWNING, daughter of John Browning and Elizabeth Demarest, married DAVID C. CULBERTSON (1762-1796) on February 24, 1782 in Caswell County, North Carolina, bondsman, Isaac Boran, Witness: Ald Murphey, Clerk of Court. CLARA CLARISSA; SOURCE OF MARRIAGE DATE: Yanceyville, Caswell County, North Carolina, County Court Records (FHL #0478484-0478488) and North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868. DAVID C. CULBERTSON was a Revolutionary War Soldier.

Clara Browning was married later to Jonathan Haralson in 1798. Inscription on the monument of Clara (Browning Culbertson) Haralson, LaGrange Cemetery in Troup County, Georgia reads: "In memory of Mrs. Clara Haralson, widow of Jonathan Haralson, late of Greene Co., Ga., deceased. She departed this life 1st day of March 1841, age 76 years. In the War of the Revolution, she labored in the fields to support the family while her brothers were engaged in the service of their country." The stone is signed by "H Fitzsimmons, Cherokee Co, Ga."

Information from book "Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia": Clara's father was John Browning (1728-1803) . John Browning was a REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIER in Georgia. DAVID CULBERTSON and CLARA BROWNING had seven children: [1] Jeremiah Culbertson (b: December 1783, Burke Co, NC);[2] Isaac Culbertson (b: 30 Oct 1784, Burke Co, NC);[3] Elizabeth Browning Culbertson (b: 20 Nov 1786 in North Carolina);[4] James P. Culbertson (b: 25 May 1789 in North Carolina);[5] JOHN J. CULBERTSON (b: 30 May 1791 in Green County, Georgia d: 3 May 1866 in Lincoln Parish, LA);[6] David Browning Culbertson (b: 23 Dec 1792 in Green County, Georgia);[7] William P. Culbertson (b: unk).

Confirmation of the marriage of CLARA BROWNING AND DAVID CULBERTSON, from "Genealogy of Culbertson and Culbertson Families," revised edition, The Courier Company, Printers, Zanesville, Ohio, 1923 by Lewis R. Culbertson, M. D. follows:

Page 76: "David Culbertson lived in Caswell Co., N. Car, Mar. Miss Clara Browning of Caswell Co., N. Car. Feb. 24, 1782 (from license) Farmer. David left Caswell Co., N. Car. Before 1790, as he does not appear on tax lists 1785, nor does he appear Census [for] S. Car.; Georgia Census 1790 destroyed. He moved to Georgia 1789. The Clerk of Court of Greene Co., Ga. writes me: "I find on deed records No. 1, p. 544, Jan. 18, 1790, a deed from John Cassna to David Culbertson for 400 acres, but cannot find any will or deed whereby he disposed of this, so there must be a will somewhere disposing of this land between 1790 and 1817." The deed above to David Culbertson in Jan., 1790, shows he was in Greene Co., Ga., when Census 1790 was taken (Census of Ga. destroyed by British in 1812). The family records show positively that his widow lived in Greene Co., Ga., at time of her second marriage to Jonathan Harrolson (Haralson). After his death his widow lived in Greene Co., Ga.
Issue:
Isaac Culbertson, b. Oct. 30, 1784; d.
Jeremiah- Know nothing of him.
John. lived in Harmonton, Miss. Know nothing of his family-
James, d. 1863.
David B. Culberson
Elizabeth (Mrs. Eliza Harrolson). Alabama."

EXTRACT of WILL of CLARA BROWNING CULBERTSON HARALSON: (Will probated 3/7/1842, Troup County Georgia Will Records, page 150-160) "Being old and infirm and weak in body. Grandson: David C. Haralson, in trust for use of my dau., Elizabeth Haralson, the wife of Elijah Haralson. Granddaughters: Betsy Ann, formerly Culbertson, now Conyers; Emily, formerly Culbertson, now Palmer. Mary Culbertson, daughter of my son, Isaac Culbertson, decd. Sons: James Culbertson, John Culbertson, David Culbertson, William P. Culbertson, Kinchin L. Haralson (for benefit of my granddaughter, Ann, formerly, Browning, now Lewis; Caroline Browning and Achsah Browning, daughters of my daughter, Eunice Browning), and Hugh A. Haralson. Exr: Son, Hugh A. Haralson. Wits: Hampton Hill, James L. Lewis, Thomas C. Brown." NOTE OF INTEREST: Hugh A. Haralson served as a US Congressman from Georgia. He was elected to represent Georgia's 4th District and as At-Large in the US House of Representatives, serving from 1843 to 1851. He also served in the Georgia State House of Representatives in 1831, and in the Georgia Senate in 1837.

CHILDREN of JONATHAN HARALSON and CLARA BROWNING CULBERTSON were:
1.Betsy Haralson
2.William Browning Haralson b: 10 JUN 1799 in Greene Co., GA
3.Kinchen Lea Haralson b: 1802 in Greene Co., GA
4.Eunice Haralson b: 1804
5.Hugh Anderson Haralson, US Congressman b: 13 SEP 1805 in near Penfield, Greene, Co., GA

From: U. S. Congress Biographical Guide

HARALSON, Hugh Anderson, a Representative from Georgia; born near Penfield, Greene County, Ga., November 13, 1805; attended the common schools and was also instructed by private tutors; was graduated from Franklin College (now the University of Georgia) in 1825; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1825 and commenced practice in Monroe, Walton County, Ga.; moved to Lagrange, Troup County, Ga., in 1828, and continued the practice of law; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives in 1831 and 1832; served in the State senate in 1837 and 1838; served in the State militia as a Major General 1838-1850; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth, Twenty-ninth, Thirtieth, and Thirty-first Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1851); chairman, Committee on Military Affairs (Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1850; resumed the practice of law; died in Lagrange, Troup County, Ga. Died: September 25, 1854; interment in Hill View Cemetery, Lagrange, Troup County, Ga
Hugh Anderson Haralson was the son of Jonathan Haralson and Clara Browning Culbertson Haralson (1 Mar 1765-1 Mar 1841).
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Browning (1728 - 1803)
 
 Spouses:
  Jonathan Haralson (1759 - 1832)
  David C Culbertson (1761 - 1796)*
 
 Children:
  John Culbertson (1791 - 1866)*
  William Browning Haralson (1799 - 1879)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Browning Bird (1761 - 1824)*
  Phoebe Browning Boring (1762 - 1857)*
  Clara Browning Haralson (1765 - 1841)
  John Browning (1767 - 1844)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillview Cemetery
LaGrange
Troup County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Sec A, Lot 81, Space 2
 
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Record added: Aug 02, 2012
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