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John Jacob Brand
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1835
Munich (München)
Münchener Stadtkreis
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death: May 14, 1925
Wakefield
Pike County
Ohio, USA

A Civil War veteran, blacksmith, & Baptist minister, "Jacob" immigrated to the United States from Bavaria as a stowaway aboard a steamship around 1855.* Settled in Wakefield, Pike County, Ohio. Born to Adam & Anna Maria (Wind) Brand. Brother of John Adam Brand (1833-1912) of Portsmouth, Ohio. Spouse of Nancy Jane (Walker) Brand, married 54 years. Five children. Volunteered for Civil War duty in August 1861, serving in the Union Army, Company B, 25th Infantry Regiment, Indiana Volunteers for the duration of the war. Surname shortened from "BRANDT" to "BRAND." German/Dutch descent. Died at home, 90, of "Organic heart disease" per death certificate. --- *SOURCE: "Stowaway" story was told by great-great-grandson Jerry Charles Brandt (1940-2010). 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nancy Jane Walker Brand (1839 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Hannah Brand Martin (1868 - 1891)*
  John Adam Brand (1871 - 1955)*
  Jacob Webster Brand (1873 - 1945)*
  Charles Brand (1876 - 1878)*
  Sarah Florence Brand Nagel (1879 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bailey Chapel Cemetery
Wakefield
Pike County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: jmanc
Record added: Nov 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61819047
John Jacob Brand
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John Jacob Brand
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Mike's great great grandfather
- Linda Cutlip
 Added: Aug. 17, 2012
Thanks for your service.
- Teri
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011
 
 
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