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John William Brandon
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1809
Madison County
Alabama, USA
Death: May 18, 1886
Brandon
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA

Husband of Martha Carson Brandon (married 11/25/1832 in Tennessee). He arrived in Tampa by covered wagon from Mississippi in 1857 and acquired the land that was later to become the city of Brandon, FL.

After the death of his first wife in 1867, he moved away and remarried Victoria Vern in 1868. She was a widow with two children by a previous marriage. He moved back to New Hope (Brandon) in 1874 and donated the land for New Hope Cemetery, as well as helping to start Brandon's first school.

The city of Brandon, FL is named for him. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Martha Brown Carson Brandon (1813 - 1867)
  Victoria M. Seward Sherrill (1843 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Jarrett Wesley Brandon (1836 - 1893)*
  James Henry Brandon (1841 - 1903)*
  Samuel F. Brandon (1844 - 1861)*
  Franklin D. Brandon (1848 - 1883)*
  LeRoy John Brandon (1869 - 1934)*
  Mark Z Brandon (1871 - 1954)*
  Lovic Pearce Brandon (1874 - 1937)*
  Sarah Ellen Brandon Martin (1876 - 1944)*
  Albert J. Brandon (1878 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Possibly 2nd wife of John Brandon was Victoria (Seward) Varn not Vern. Her 1st husband, Josiah Varn, was killed in the Civil War.
 
Burial:
Brandon Family Cemetery
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Rattlebox
Record added: May 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8814103
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- lazacann
 Added: Jul. 11, 2014
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- SixDogTeam
 Added: Aug. 1, 2012

- SixDogTeam
 Added: Jul. 31, 2012
 
 
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