Francis Marion Bramlett Sr

4 May 1815–4 April 1886 (Age 70)
Wilkes, Georgia, United States

The Life of Francis Marion

When Francis Marion Bramlett Sr was born on 4 May 1815, in Wilkes, Georgia, United States, his father, Jesse Hughes Bramlett, was 40 and his mother, Esther Welborn, was 30. He married Letitia K. Fortson about 1842, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years and New Hope, Harrison, Mississippi, United States in 1880. He died on 4 April 1886, at the age of 70, and was buried in Plant City, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Bramlett Sr
1815–1886
Letitia K. Fortson
1825–1887
Marriage: about 1842
Francis M Bramlett
1843–1862
Sarah Bramlett
1847–
Letitia Hester Bramlett
1849–
Thomas Willburn Bramlett
1852–1933
Josephine Bramlett
1846–1915
John Benjamin Bramlett
1852–1922
Eugenia Bramlett
1856–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1842
Alabama, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    John Woodson Bramlett

    Male1801–1868Male

    Martha Bramlett

    Female1803–1877Female

    Beauford Bramlett

    Male1807–1853Male

    Mary Polly Bramlett

    Female1809–1876Female

    Elizabeth Gabrella Bramlett

    Female1812–1873Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1817

Age 2

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · Second Seminole War

Age 20

The Second Seminole War, often called the Florida War, was a conflict between Native Americans and the United States. Taking place from 1835 until 1842, it is regarded as the lengthiest, most expensive conflict that the United States had with the Native American people. There were roughly 1,600 US military casualties and over 3,000 deaths among the Seminole people. The war was followed by a brief period of peace, but the government's insistence on removing Native Americans from Florida would eventually result in further conflicts.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This American family name was widespread recorded in England in the 17th century, especially in Durham and Yorkshire, but has died out in present-day England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • F M Bramblet, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Francis M Bramlet, "United States Census, 1880"
  • F M Bramlett, "United States Census, 1860"

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