Red River County
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1920|
Hiram Carroll Brinlee is also a son of Hiram Brinlee, they are in the Brinlee Cemetary in Collin County, the civil war records reflect this fact.
Taken from Civil War records:
Private George Robert Brinlee Hiram's brother and ancestor of Vandy Brinlee, the southern Cofederate memorial wall.
above was sent to me by email 29 Mar 2009
Here is a list of Capt Hiram C. Brinlee's children:
James Edward Brinlee 1864 – 1908
Elizabeth Anne Brinlee 1866 – 1950
Laura Lee Brinlee 1871 – 1937
M. S. Brinlee 1871 –
William Leon Brinlee 1872 – 1952
J. W. Brinlee 1876 –
Ambert Hather Brinlee 1878 – 1964
Louis Boone Brinlee 1882 – 1957
Geneva H Brinlee 1884 – 1958
above was sent to me by email 31 Mar 2009
Born in Red River County, Texas
Died Jan 20, 1920 in Van Alstyne, Collin Co, Texas (note by Richard Hollis, Van Alstyne is in Grayson County)
Hiram grew up in the wilds of Collin Co, Texas. He was the 5th child of a family of seven children. He grew to be an accomplished fiddle player and an expert dancer. Riding horses, fancy roping, and riding tricks were favorite sports. He was also an expert marksman. As time went by, he became a cattle drover, driving cattle to Abilene, Kansas.
Hiram's first discharge from the Confederate Army, Capt. William Rhea's Company D, was the 13th of June, 1862, for being under age (17), after having served 10 months. He re-enlisted under Gen. Gano's Regiment, and served out the rest of the war. He was five feet and 10 inches tall, with black eyes, dark complexion, black hair and dashing physique. He was popular with the ladies.
He met then married Dicie Caroline Boone April 15, 1863. They had 8 chldren. Hiram was a cotton farmer by trade. Later Hiram took over his father's general merchandise store at Stony Point.
After Dicie died, Hiram married Susan L. Smith Bonner who lived in Indian Territory, chickasaw Nation. Five more children were born.
first wife (Disa/Diza) connection link thanks to Find A Grave contributor Lila Cole #46507767
Hiram Brinlee (1808 - 1885)
Elizabeth Ann McKinney Brinlee (1813 - 1889)
Diza Caroline Boone Brinlee (1845 - 1885)
Susan Elizabeth Smith Brinlee (1860 - 1958)
James Edward Brinlee (1863 - 1908)*
Elizabeth Ann Brinlee Mulder (1866 - 1950)*
Laura Lee Brinlee Arrington (1871 - 1937)*
William Leon Brinlee (1873 - 1952)*
Ambert Hatler Brinlee (1878 - 1964)*
Louis Boone Brinlee (1882 - 1957)*
Geneva Helen Brinlee Wicker (1884 - 1958)*
Lawrence Carroll Brinlee (1893 - 1955)*
Cordelia Lee Brinlee Clinton (1895 - 1961)*
Austin Franklin Brinlee (1904 - 1976)*
Cecil Odell Brinlee (1908 - 1994)*
Margarete Ann Brinlee Sims (1834 - 1910)*
George Robert Brinlee (1838 - 1927)*
Sarah Betts Brinlee Anderson (1840 - 1923)*
Hiram Carroll Brinlee (1842 - 1920)
William Hiram Brinlee (1848 - 1929)*
Capt. Mantua Co. 15 Texas BDE Confederate States Army
Maintained by: Richard Hollis
Originally Created by: William
Record added: Aug 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6693868