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Dr Jabez Mercer Brittain
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Birth: May 4, 1842
Oglethorpe County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1912
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Callaway ancestry:

Peter Callaway = Elizabeth Johnson
John Callaway = Mary Gould
Edward Callaway = Elizabeth
John Callaway = Bethany Arnold
Enoch Callaway = Martha Reeves
William Reeves Callaway = Rhoda Anne Cheney
Sarah Ida Callaway = Rev. Dr. Jabez Mercer Brittain

REV. DR. JABEZ MERCER BRITTAIN married SARAH IDA CALLAWAY January 19, 1865 in Washington, Wilkes Co., GA, daughter of Georgia State Legislator WILLIAM REEVES CALLAWAY and RHODA ANNE CHENEY. She was born November 5, 1845 in near Washington, Wilkes Co., GA, and died December 5, 1926 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.

Children of JABEZ BRITTAIN and SARAH CALLAWAY are:
i. MARION LUTHER BRITTAIN, 4th President of Georgia Tech, b. November 11, 1865, near Crawford, Oglethorpe Co., GA; d. July 1, 1952, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA; m. LETTIE MCDONALD, December 20, 1888, Second Baptist Church, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA; b. July 2, 1864, Kentucky; d. June 2, 1963, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.
ii. LILLIAN BRITTAIN, b. July 12, 1867, Georgia; d. October 28, 1936, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA; m. (1) HENRY D. ARNOLD, October 2, 1889; b. July 1860; d. Bef. 1910, Wilkes Co., GA; m. (2) HOLLIS A. BOYNTON, October 30, 1912; b. October 12, 1842, Lumpkin, Stewart Co., GA; d. November 2, 1912, New York City, New York Co., NY.
iii. WILLIAM HENRY BRITTAIN, b. March 25, 1870, Cartersville, Bartow Co., GA; d. July 11, 1936, La Grange, Troup Co., GA; m. (1) MARTHA IRENE GIBSON HARTSFIELD, October 21, 1896, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA; b. April 29, 1876, Oglethorpe Co., GA; d. August 19, 1924, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA; m. (2) SARAH ARNOLD, October 15, 1925; b. April 7, 1883, La Grange, Troup Co., GA; d. February 23, 1963, Dougherty Co., GA.
iv. REV. DR. CHARLES MERCER BRITTAIN, D.D., b. December 16, 1873, Conyers, Rockdale Co., GA; d. July 13, 1943, Ridgecrest, Buncombe Co., NC; m. SUSAN MARIE MOORE, June 27, 1900, Macon, Bibb Co., GA; b. October 25, 1878, Knoxville, Crawford Co., GA; d. January 1, 1957, Murphreesboro, Rutherford Co., TN.
v. EUGENE CALLAWAY BRITTAIN, b. January 1, 1879, Covington, Newton Co., GA; d. October 16, 1907, Eatonton, Putnam Co., GA.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Brittain (1797 - 1867)
  Louise Booker Brittain (1800 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ida Callaway Brittain (1845 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Marion Luther Brittain (1865 - 1953)*
  William Henry Brittain (1870 - 1936)*
  Charles Mercer Brittain (1873 - 1943)*
  Eugene Callaway Brittain (1879 - 1907)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Melvina Brittain Pullen (1818 - 1897)**
  Nettie Daniel (1838 - 1906)*
  Jabez Mercer Brittain (1842 - 1912)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Samuel Taylor Geer
Record added: Sep 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76703483
Dr Jabez Mercer Brittain
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Dr Jabez Mercer Brittain
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Dr Jabez Mercer Brittain
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