My great great grandfather.
Graves Goodrich Brookshier was born in 1816 in Kentucky to James Brookshier and Sarah "Sallie" Graves.
He had thirteen siblings: Mary Brookshire Berry, Isaac W. Brookshire, Ervin G. Brookshire, Winfred Manning Brookshire Billingsley, Hannah Brookshire Trice, Mannering Brookshire, Emeline M. Brookshire Berry Conn, Sarah Lee "Sallie" Brookshire Haynes, Richard Brookshire, Rebecca Brookshire, Alexander James Brookshire, Ellender Jane Brookshire Jolly/Jolley, and Parmelia C. Brookshire.
He married Sarah Frances Bacon on June 26, 1849 in Rutherford County, Tennessee. They were blessed with with eight children: Octavanas A. Brookshire Haynes, Esther Ann Brookshire Deel, Robert L. Brookshire, Sarah Graves Brookshire Sheffield, Martha Jim Brookshire Hardin, William Brookshire, Florence Emaline "Galley" Brookshire Deel, and Graves James Brookshire.
He was a Methodist minister.
He died in 1869 in McNairy County, Tennessee.
James Brookshier (1788 - 1864)
Esther Ann Brookshire Deel (1852 - 1934)*
Octavanicious Octaia Brookshier Haynes (1852 - 1929)*
Florence Emaline Brookshier Deel (1865 - 1943)*
Mount Olive Cemetery
Created by: Dennis Deel
Record added: Jun 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20169991
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