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Lorenzo Dow Brashears
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1813
Death: May 1, 1889

Son of Basil and Margaret "Peggy" Horton Brashears. Husband of 1st wife Martha Nelson and 2nd wife Martha J. Williams.

Grand Old Army of The Republic Veteran. Served with Company B, 5th Tennesse Infantry, from Feb. 25, 1862 til March 30, 1865, 3 years 1 month and 3 days.

Children of Lorenzo Dow Brashears and Martha Nelson Brashears were:

1. Samuel Brashears, born Jan. 1838 and died May 11, 1909. Married 1st Adelia "Delilah" May and 2nd Sarah E. Crawford.

2. John E. (or D) Brashears, born Nov. 1839 and married Nancy J. Matney.

3. Robert Brashears, born about 1843, and married Mare E. Last Name Unknown.

4. William D. Brashears, born Aug 1844, died after 1910.

Children of William D. Brashears and Margaret "Fanny" Cox Brashears were"

1. Lucinda "Cindy" Brashears, born Sep. 9, 1866 and died April 16, 1945. Married 1st E. V. Stripling and 2nd Hose Prier.

2. Martha Brashears, born around 1869.

3. Mary "Molly" Brashears, born about 1875.

4. William Gentry "Willie" Brashears, born July 3, 1876 and died July 18, 1945, married Odessa "Dessie" Almeda Hendrickson.

Children of William D. Brashears and Martha L. "Mattie" Turpin Brashears were:

1. Joseph Henry Brashears.

2. Nellie Brashears.

3. Charlie Brashears.

Children of Lorenzo Dow Brashears and Martha J. Williams were:

1. Mary Brashears, born circa 1852.

2. Elizabeth Brashears, born circa 1854, married Laten (or Logan) T. Jenkins (or Jinkens).

3. Nancy J. Brashears, born 1857 and married A. M. Chambers.

4. Joseph Thomas Brashears, born April 1858 .

5. James M. Brashears, born 1860.

6. Benjamin Franklin Brashears, born 1864 maried Alice Easter.

7. Henry J. Brashears, born 1867, and married Alice Almedia Isham. 
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  Robert Brashears (____ - 1912)*
  William Brashears (____ - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Emory Gap Cemetery
Emory Gap
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Record Hunter
Record added: Jul 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73809415
Lorenzo Dow Brashears
Added by: Roane County Heritage Commission
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 Added: Jun. 28, 2014
Grand Old Army Of The Republic Veteran. You Were A Soldier Who Defended His Country. Thank You For Your Service To God And Our Country And Our Freedom. Your Journey Of Life Complete, Your Work On Earth Is Done, Enter Into Your Reward. May You Rest In Peac...(Read more)
- Record Hunter
 Added: May. 1, 2014
Thank you for your service.
- Connie Nichols Williams
 Added: Apr. 30, 2014

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