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From: Maxine Wilton <mmwaw(a)sprynet.com>
To: BRANNAN-L(a)rootsweb.com <BRANNAN-L(a)rootsweb.com>
Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2001 9:07 PM
Subject: [BRANNAN] ATTN.Dorthy Tompkins/Brannan Surname
>Dorothy, are you out there????
>I have lost all my E mails due to work on my comp.
>Here is a message i got and my reply is below.
>It is about Jerusha's sister, Elizabeth who mar Gabrial Tanner.
>Maxine Wilton in Wa,
>From: Maxine Wilton <mmwaw(a)sprynet.com>
>To: Joann Kane <sweetpea(a)kanokla.net>
>Date: Saturday, December 04, 2094 8:08 PM
>Subject: Re: Brannan Surname
>Well, Happy to meet you.
>My Grt Grt Granmother was Casandra French Davis who mar 1818 to Moses
Brannan in Franklin Co Ind. On cert. she has name as Keziah ( a nick name
for Casandra), Davis.
> This can be found on the Indiana list of marriages by putting in Moses
Brannan or Kezaiah Davis.
> She was mar first to a William Davis and had two sons, Joshua and John
Davis b in June 1813 and Dec 1814.
> This was found in the Brannan Bible which is in hands of a son, William's
grt grt Grandson,
>I have copies of the listing of the children of Moses and Casandra which
was listed at two different times about maybe 15 to 20 yrs apart.
> may have been record by Casandra herself.
> She died at 95 yrs of age in Toledo or Tama, Tama Co. Iowa. in 1890. Bur
in Kozsta, Iowa Co. Ia as where Moses is also bur 1872.
>I have been looking for the children of theirs. and have found a desced of
William's and also of Jerusha a dau who mar James Johnson.
> i have more. Elizabeth name was in the bible with her married name of
>Also on will of Moses in 1872 Sept. as living maybe in Iowa or
> My memory escapes me.
> Moses and Jerusha and family and also William left Jackson Co Ind abt
1852?? and went to Iowa Co Iowa.
>William was mar to Minerva Umbarger and I recently found some descend of
her family on the Umbarger side.
>Jerusha oldest child of Moses b 1819 in Dearborn Co Ind mar James Johnson
abt 1835 in Jackson Co. In.
> My Grt Granfa. was Emanuel Mike or H. Brannan b 1828 in Dearborn. a bro,
Thomas Jefferson Brannan was b 1830 in Jackson Co Ind.
>Moses also had a Bro named Thomas Jefferson Brannan.
>i HAVE NOT FOUND CASANDRA'S PARENTS OR SIBLINGS AND SHE WAS B 1796 ( memory
??) in VA. Do you have anything on any of these?????
> I will be happy to exchange imfo with you etc.
> I have one picture of Casandra as old. She has a Night cap on and no
teeth and looks like a 95 yr old.
>I don't have any of Moses.
>I have some pictures of some of the others my gran mother had.
> I also have imfo on a illigitimate dau of son Thomas Jefferson Branna who
was a school teacher in Jackson Co being the first at Grassy Fork School
near Brownstown Ind. He mar later in Mo to Almira Rogers.
>I found the name William Davis but no mar. cert. Don't know what happened
to him. The 2 sons were not on the 1820 census with Casandra and Moses so
think maybe they div. or ?? and he took the boy's ???? Lots of unanswered
>I beleive they ended up in Jackson Co Ind abt same time Brannan's went
>Also maybe Moses's father may have died there after 1840.
>Also where did you get the name and spelling of JASANDRA instead of
>Maybe this is her real name and maybe why I havene't ever been able to
find even with the French association surname, find her parents and siblings
etc also haven't found William Davis family etc.
> I will send this now as I am anxious to hear from you.
>Maxine Baldwin Wilton in Roy, Pierce Co. Washington.
> From: Joann Kane <sweetpea(a)kanokla.net>
> To: mmwaw(a)sprynet.com <mmwaw(a)sprynet.com>
> Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2001 5:25 PM
> Subject: Brannan Surname
> Hi, I also am searching the Brannan surname. Looking for Moses and
Jasandra (nee French) Brannan. They lived in Jackson Co. Ind. Had a
daughter Elizabeth born Dec. 4 1834 in Jackson Co. married Gabriel S.
Tanner. Do you have any of these names in your lineage?
> Joann Kane
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