James Lafayette Bramlett was known by his middle name "Lafayette." He was also known by his nickname "Fate." He was the son of Lafayette Washington Bramlett and Margaret Ann Mann Bramlett Granade.
On 12 Dec 1889 in Cullman County, Alabama, Lafayette married (1) Tuccora "Cora" Tanner Bramlett Sobotka daughter of Charles Sanders "Charlie" Tanner & Lecy Doil Cook Tanner. Tuccora went by the nickname "Cora" as well as the nickname "Tuck." During their marriage, they lived in Hartselle, Morgan County, Alabama. Their children were as follows:
1. Ida Dora Bramlett Hazel Johnson (5 Aug 1891-21 Dec 1965, married (1) Nathan Henry "Ned" Hazel son of William Richard Hazel, Jr. and Nancy Leroy Hazel, and (2) Frank Johnson).
2. Eugenia "Jeanie" Bramlett (born abt. 1894-died abt. 1897)
3. Francis Ethel Mae Bramlett Sanders (16 Apr 1899-22 Oct 1984, married Oscar C. Sanders).
Lafayette and Cora were divorced sometime around 1906 and afterwards Cora married William E. Sobotka on 9 Feb 1909. Cora and William did not have any children. They are buried at Mount Tabor Cemetery in Morgan County, Alabama, with a shared headstone.
On 19 Sep 1907 in Morgan County, Alabama, Lafayette married (2) Harriett Jane Rea Oaks, widow of John Oaks and daughter of James Sims Rea, Sr. & Evaline E. Keith Rea. Lafayette and Harriett lived in Falkville, Morgan County, Alabama. They did not have any children. Harriett died on 8 Mar 1916 leaving Lafayette as a widow.
Lafayette died on 13 Jul 1930 in Mooresville, Limestone County, Alabama, where he had moved after Harriett's death. His exact burial location is still unknown. Searching for burial location, photos, and additional info on this family line. Please Contact.
Tuccora Tanner Sobotka
1875–1960 (m. 1889)
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