John Braswell

about 1785–1826 (Age 41)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Braswell was born about 1785, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Braswell, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Hall, was 23. He married Rhoda Stonecipher on 15 July 1811. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died in 1826, in Morgan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 41.

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

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 1
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1789 · Becomes 12th State
Age 4
On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
Age 14
"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Bracewell .

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

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Sources (4)

  • John Breazeal, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • John Brazel, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • John Breazeal, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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