John Braswell

Brief Life History of John

When John Braswell was born about 1785, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Braswell, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Hall, was 21. 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 42.

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John Braswell
1785–1826
Rhoda Stonecipher
1788–1860
Marriage: 15 July 1811
James Brasel
1812–1870
Joseph Brasel
1814–1842
Jesse Brasel
1816–1875
John Brasel
1818–1898

Sources (5)

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

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

"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 (Yorkshire): altered form of Bracewell . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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