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Nancy Jane Brann Graves
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Birth: May 4, 1858
Butler County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1935
Bellfountain
Jay County
Indiana, USA

Updated: 17 Mar 2016

Nancy Jane Brann was born May 4th, 1858 in Butler County, Ohio the daughter of Theodore BRANN 1825-1901 and Elizabeth Boes 1823-1881. Nancy Jane had 6 siblings.

Theodore and Elizabeth BRANN were the Parents of:

(1) John J. "Tort" Brann 1846?
(2) Sarah Elizabeth Brann 18481914
(3) Margaret Ann Brann 18501930
(4) Amos Brann 18531906
(5) Oscar Brann 18561932
(6) NANCY JANE Brann 18581935
(7) Mary Alice "Allie" Brann 18621907

Nancy Jane BRANN 1858-1935 married Wlliam T. "Billy" Graves 1851-1931 on the 6th of September 1875. Six children were born to this union:

(1) Burleigh "Burl" Graves 1881-1964
(2) Zorpha Inez Graves 1884-1885
(3) Naomi "Blanche" Graves 1884-1966
(4) Perry A. Graves 1876-1962
(5) Chelsea Graves 1890-1947
(6) Samantha Ellen "Ellie" Graves 1878-1943

Nancy and Billy lived in the old homestead in Belfountaine their entire married life, actually celebrating FIFTY SIX YEARS of MARRIAGE!!

Nancy and Billy Graves were very active in their Church. She was the head of Sunday School at The Old Bellefountain Church for over 25 years.

Nancy was a loving Mother, even though I wasn't born then, I came to this conclusion due to the many "Photos" of their family that have made their way down the family tree from them to my Great Grandpa Burl Graves 1881-1965, then his daughter, Our Original Family Historian - Madge GRAVES Widdifield 1904-1988, then she gave them to me and I will carry on the family tradition. Times have changed with computers now so I can let "all of our family members" enjoy these wonderful Photos and Memories of our dear family!

The Love of Family is Life's Greatest Blessing!!

Bio and Research by CaroleAnne269 on Ancestry.com
(1) Our Brann Family http://person.ancestry.com/tree/14614303/person/134127936/facts
(2) Our Graves Family Tree
http://person.ancestry.com/tree/17869642/person/568517876/facts

Brown-44556 on WikiTree.com
http://www.wikitree.com/index.php?title=Brann-545&action=edit

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Birth
4 May 1858 Butler County, Ohio, USA

Residence
1870 Noble, Jay, Indiana, USA
Roll: M593_327 Pg:95A Image:193 Family Hist ory Library Film:545826 **BRANN: Theodore 45 Elizabeth 47 Margaret 19 Amos 17 Oscar 14 Nancy J 11 Alice 9
http://interactive.ancestry.com/7163/4263399_00193/21589601?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/17869642/person/568517876/facts/citation/2882711843/edit/record

The William T. "Billy" Graves Homestead
1874-2011 Bellefontaine, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana, USA
80 years after the death of William T Billy Graves, the old homestead still looks beautiful!

Marriage
6 Sep 1875 Jay County, Indiana, USA
NANCY JANE Brann 18581935

Residence
1880 Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA
Roll: 287; Family History Film: 1254287 Pg:432D Enumeration District: 155Image 0166 **GRAVES: William 29 Nancy J 22 Perry 4 Smantha 2.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6742/4240598-00138/19199981?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/17869642/person/568516712/facts/citation/2882664138/edit/record

Residence
1885 Hebron, Thayer, Nebraska, USA
Record Group: M352 County: Thayer; Township: Hebron; Pg:1 **GRAVES: William 34 Plasterer Jane 28 Perry 9 Samantha 7 Burley 4 Blanche 4mo Anios BRAUN 33 Bro-in-law Carpenter .*AMOS BRANN
http://interactive.ancestry.com/1668/M352_53-00271/763011?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/17869642/person/568517876/facts/citation/142774075037/edit/record

Residence
1900 Noble, Jay, Indiana
Roll: T623_380; Page: 12A Enumeration District: 63.**GRAVES: William T 49 W Jane 42 A Perry 24 Burleigh 18 Blanche 15 Chelsea 9.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/7602/004118627_00205/15671419?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/17869642/person/568516712/facts/citation/2882672843/edit/record

Residence
1910 Noble Twp, Jay County, Indiana, USA
Roll: T624_358; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 69; Image: 721 **GRAVES: W.T. 59 N.J. 52 Chelsea O. 19.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/7884/31111_4328253-00734/6504756?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/17869642/person/568516712/facts/citation/2882678131/edit/record

The William T. "Billy" Graves Family Portrait 1917 Bellefountain, Jay, Indiana, USA
Taken at Grandma and Grandpa Graves Home

Sunday School Teacher for over 25 years!
1920 Bellefontaine, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana, USA
The Old Bellefountain Church - Nancy Jane Brann with her students

Religion
1920 Bellefontaine, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana, USA
Old Bellefountain Church where Nancy Brann Graves taught Sunday School and her family worshipped.

4 Generations of the GRAVES Family
1927 Bellefountain, Jay, Indiana, USA
Billy Graves, Nancy Jane BRANN Graves, Madge GRAVES Widdifield, Burl Graves, and Phyllis Widdifield.

72nd Birthday Newspaper Article
4 May 1930 Bellefontaine, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana, USA
Birthday article contains names of guests

Residence
1930 Noble, Jay, Indiana, USA
1930 Census Place: Noble Jay IN Roll: 595; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 9 Image: 135.0 FHL microfilm: 2340330. **GRAVES: William 79 Nancy J. 71.
http://interactive.ancestry.com/6224/4584690_00139/117045420?backurl=http://person.ancestry.com/tree/17869642/person/568517876/facts/citation/62164294550/edit/record

Death
27 Apr 1935 Belfountaine, Jay, Indiana, USA
Web:Indiana Find A Grave Index 1800-2011 Name: Nancy Jane Brann Graves Birth Date: 4 May 1858 Age at Death: 76 Death Date: 27 Apr 1935 Burial Place: Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA URL:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi- Find A Grave Memorial# 36983486
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36983486

GRAVES WmT (1851-1931) NancyJane BRANN Graves (1858-1935) TOMBSTONE
Burial
Apr 1935 Belfountaine, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana, USA
Mt. Zion Cemetery CAUSE OF DEATH: Chronic Cardiac Find A Grave Memorial# 36983486 Nancy Jane BRANN Graves Created by: Carole Whittemore Record added: May 11, 2009

Bio and Research by CaroleAnne269 on Ancestry.com
(1) Our Brann Family http://person.ancestry.com/tree/14614303/person/134127936/facts
(2) Our Graves Family Tree
http://person.ancestry.com/tree/17869642/person/568517876/facts

Brown-44556 on WikiTree.com
http://www.wikitree.com/index.php?title=Brann-545&action=edit

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William T. Graves (1851 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Amos Perry Graves (1876 - 1962)*
  Samantha Ellen Graves Miller (1878 - 1941)*
  Naomi Blanche Graves Bellis (1884 - 1966)*
  Burleigh Graves (1887 - 1964)*
  Chelsea Otos Graves (1890 - 1947)*
  Zorpha Inez Graves (1894 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Portland
Jay County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Carole Whittemore
Record added: May 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36983486
Nancy Jane <i>Brann</i> Graves
Added by: Carole Whittemore
 
Nancy Jane <i>Brann</i> Graves
Added by: Carole Whittemore
 
Nancy Jane <i>Brann</i> Graves
Added by: Carole Whittemore
 
 
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The Love of Family is Life's Greatest Blessing! I Love You Great Great Grandma Graves! God bless our Graves families!
- Carole Whittemore
 Added: Jun. 26, 2015
Angel Day Blessings to one of my Grandmas!
- Carole Whittemore
 Added: Apr. 29, 2012
Blessings to my Gr-Great Grandma and my Graves-Brann families!
- Carole Whittemore
 Added: May. 11, 2009
 
 
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