|Birth: ||May 20, 1832|
|Death: ||Aug. 21, 1902|
The Town of Braswell was created by an act of the General Assembly of Georgia on Dec. 13, 1895, and was named for
Henry Braswell. According to the History of Paulding County, "a sizeable community existed in the area prior
to the incorporation of the town, especially since the advent of the Southern Railroad about 1882. The Railway
Stop as known as BRASWELL, which was named for Henry Braswell, a prominent citizen of Dallas whose
daughter married Carey Spinks and reared a large and most respected family in Paulding. Mr. Braswell carried
on a sizeable saw mill operation in the vicinity and later worked for the Railroad. The town took its name from
the Railroad Stop."
Henry Braswell was the Son of Wesley Braswell, he was born May 20, 1831/32 in Newton/Dekalb Co.
He is listed in the 1850 Dekalb Co. Census in Wesley's household at age 19. He is also listed in the 1860 Georgia
Census in Paulding County at Age 27, male, farmer, real estate $930 - Personal Property $1400, born in Georgia.
Wife: Martha, Age 20, (born March 17, 1838; died August 11, 1901 and is buried in the Dallas City Cemetery in
Dallas, Georgia. Children: Branson, female, age 2, William age 7 months (born Sept. 7, 1859) and died June 30, 1862 and
is buried in the Dallas City Cemetery, Dallas, Georgia.; male, all born in Georgia.
Henry died on August 21, 1901 in Paulding County, Georgia and is buried in the Dallas City Cemetery, Dallas, GA.
Henry Braswell married Martha Evans in DeKalb Co, GA on 01 Jan 1857
Martha C Evans Braswell (1838 - 1901)
Adelle B Braswell Spinks (1857 - 1929)*
William Owen Braswell (1859 - 1862)*
Dallas City Cemetery
Plot: Seventeenth Row
Created by: J Lowery
Record added: Dec 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45671160
The Braswell family contributed much to The Confederate States of America, through many sons, cousins, n'laws and help rebuilding Georgia, after the War. Deo Vindice, Rest In Peace.|
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Deo Vindice. Rest In Peace.|
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