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Claborn Brazelton
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Birth: May 3, 1815
New Market
Jefferson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1906
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

Abstracted:
Brazelton, C. Farmer and stock raiser, section 29, PO Greenwood.
b. Jefferson Co. TN 5-13-1815, lived there until about 10, moved with family to Vermillion Co., IL. He lived there until 1837. While there he learned tanning and currying. He spent 8 years then in agricultural pursuits. 1854 he settled in Douglas, Polk Co.
He commenced business for himself with a nominal capital of 25c, but with a large fund of energy and honest determination to succeed. He now owns 715 acres of land and 9 valuable lots in Des Moines. His annual stock sales are about $5000."
He was postmaster in Greenwood for 7 years.
He married Miss Anna Thornton in 1836, Vermillion Co., ILL. They had 8 children: Jacob, Margaret, Jennie, Mary, Albert, Joseph, Fannie and Letta. They lost 2.
Mrs. Brazelton was killed in a railroad accident near Columbus, OH in 1876.
Brazelton married Anna Charman of Colorado in February. She was the mother of his nephew's wife, Mrs. Alexander Brazelton.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Brazelton (1787 - 1871)
  Margaret Carper Brazelton (1787 - 1874)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna Critch Brazelton (1826 - 1913)
  Anna Thornton Brazelton (1818 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  Jacob Brazelton (1840 - 1887)*
  Oliver P. Brazelton (1842 - 1864)*
  Albert Richie Brazelton (1852 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Brazelton Wilson (1809 - ____)*
  Mary Brazelton Brown (1811 - 1867)*
  Reed Carper Brazelton (1813 - 1894)*
  Claborn Brazelton (1815 - 1906)
  William Brazelton (1817 - 1895)*
  Isaac Brazelton (1820 - 1908)*
  Edith Brazelton Howard (1822 - 1894)*
  Hester T Brazelton Lemley (1825 - 1863)*
  Achilles Brazelton (1827 - 1898)*
  Jane Brazelton Whittaker (1829 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Friends Cemetery
Ankeny
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Sec O Row 8 Lot 11
 
Maintained by: Laurel Shimpfky Marcucci
Originally Created by: Nancy (Clayton) Phillips
Record added: Aug 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28811342
Claborn Brazelton
Added by: Laurel Shimpfky Marcucci
 
Claborn Brazelton
Added by: Laurel Shimpfky Marcucci
 
Claborn Brazelton
Added by: Nancy (Clayton) Phillips
 
 
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- Laurel Shimpfky Marcucci
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