Rhoda Stonecipher

1788–1860 (Age 72)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rhoda

When Rhoda Stonecipher was born in 1788, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Marion Stonecipher, was 34 and her mother, Salome Fairchild, was 34. She married John Braswell on 15 July 1811. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Morgan, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1860, in Crookedfork, Morgan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72.

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John Braswell
Rhoda Stonecipher
Marriage: 15 July 1811
James Brasel
Joseph Brasel
Jesse Brasel
John Brasel

Spouse and Children

15 July 1811


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 8

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Steinseifer, a topographic name composed of Middle High German stein ‘stone’, ‘rock’ + sīfe ‘swampy creek’. In Germany the surname occurs chiefly in the Siegen area.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Rhoda Brasel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rhoda Brasel in household of Jesse Brasel, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rhoda Stonecypher, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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