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vivian elvidge (#47132375)
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Mary E P
RE: Elihu Bragg
Oh, I was hoping you knew something about any of them but especially Nancy Bragg Clark. Someone put on my ancestry tree that this line of Braggs are related to Gen Braxton Bragg, but I don't think so. I've never found any connection, but I was glad to see you'd written the names of the parents, James and Sarah, so I now know that is correct.

Thanks,

Mary
Added by Mary E P on Sep 19, 2014 10:30 AM
Mary E P
Elihu Bragg
Hello Vivian,

I thank you for the information on Elihu. I have sent an "edit" to the contributor who created his memorial. they have not updated his memorial as yet with his date of birth and death.

Have you any information on his sister, Nancy Bragg Clark? I think she died in the 20's in Omaha, Ne, but not sure and I do not know where she is buried. She is really a mystery to the Clark family.

Thanks,

Mary
Added by Mary E P on Sep 18, 2014 8:48 AM
Mary E P
Elihu Bragg
Hello,

Would you happen to know if Elihu Bragg's parents were James and Sarah Bragg? I find in the 1860 US Fed Census, a name of Elias N, same age as Elihu, born same place, Ill. It's possible the census taker misspelled that first name, as it often happens. If so, he is the brother of my husband's grt-grt grandmother, Nancy Bragg Clark. And, if you might have any information on Nancy Bragg, I would appreciate reading it. She took her last born, a dtr, and deserted the Clark family, and we cannot find whatever happened to her.

thanks, Mary #47079221
Added by Mary E P on Sep 14, 2014 1:58 PM
Mary E P
Elihu Bragg
I have it that he was born on 2 Jan 1847. In the 1910 census, it shows he is living in Kearney, NE, is a sextant for the city and is married to Hannah (maiden name unknown). He has a son-in-law, Harry A Rowe living with him and his grandson by the same name. The son-in-law is widowed.

Mary
Added by Mary E P on Sep 11, 2014 10:04 AM
Mary E P
Elihu Bragg
Hello,

Is your grandfather's father named James Bragg and wife Sarah Hull? If so, he is related to my husband, through a sister, Nancy Bragg, who married William Clark, my husband maternal great-grandfather. I have a tree on Ancestry.com, Jacobson Tree. You may view if you like. I am asking because of his "odd" first name. On the 1860 Sullivan, Moultrie Cnty, Ill, he is listed as Elias N. I thought the name was misspelled, but perhaps "Elias" is misspelled.

Please contact me, thank you,

Mary contributor no: 47079221
Added by Mary E P on Sep 11, 2014 9:44 AM
 

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