George Anderson Brimberry

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George Anderson Brimberry

  • Birth 1 Dec 1843 Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 6 Jan 1923 Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 9098616

~GEORGE ANDERSON BRIMBERRY~ (1843-1923), nicknamed Gray,
The 7th son of Matthias & Elizabeth (Minton) Brimberry.
born in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. Served with brothers, James and Peter, in Randal's 28th Texas Cavalry Regiment. Married 1870 to Nancy Jane Denson (1851-1932).
George Anderson Brimberry, 28th Texas Cavalry.
Nancy and her sister Polly, wife of Elbert Brimberry, were the progeny of John and Mary Ann (Crawford) Houston Denson. Mary Ann Crawford's first husband was a relative of General Sam Houston and was killed in the Surveyor's Indian Fight near Dawson in 1838. Mary Ann's parents were Joseph Crawford and Mary (Polly) Cauble/Cobble, of Rowan County, NC. John Denson and his parents, Thomas C. and Polly Denson of Anson County, NC, migrated to Texas before the war for independence from Mexico.
A Confederate pensioner, George A. Brimberry died in 1923. A farmer, he donated land for the Sunset Christian Church near Grapeland. George A. and Nancy (Denson) Brimberry had 7 children: William M. (m. Cora Price)---this writer's paternal grandparents; James S. (m. Julia Green); Fannie (died young); Lydia (m. John James); Roxie Ann (m. Joe Colkin); Ben F. (m. Beulah Owens); and Marshall L. (m. Eula Coleman).


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s/o Matthias & Elizabeth

Gravesite Details Photo of Civil War Veterans of Houston County, Texas, George A. Brimberry is #2

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  • Maintained by: MYates Vandver
  • Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
  • Added: 14 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9098616
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Anderson Brimberry (1 Dec 1843–6 Jan 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9098616, citing Davis Cemetery, Grapeland, Houston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by MYates Vandver (contributor 46783522) .