John Milledge Brannen Jr.

8 January 1809–19 February 1881 (Age 72)
Camden, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of John Milledge

When John Milledge Brannen Jr. was born on 8 January 1809, in Camden, Georgia, United States, his father, John Milledge Brannen Sr., was 20 and his mother, Eleanor Ellen Baggs, was 23. He married Elizabeth Bonnell in 1827, in Alligator Village, Alachua, Florida Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Florida, United States in 1870 and Election Precinct 1 Columbia, Columbia, Florida, United States in 1880. He died on 19 February 1881, in White Springs, Hamilton, Florida, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in White Springs, Hamilton, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Milledge Brannen Jr.
1809–1881
Elizabeth Bonnell
1810–1884
Marriage: 1827
LaMotte Brannen
1828–1878
Eleanor Matilda Brannen
1830–1919
John Henry Brannen
1833–1915
Sarah Ann Brannen
1835–1910
James Milledge "Jim" Brannen
1836–1876
Mary P Brannen
1840–1880
William M. Brannen
1843–1863
James Millage Brannen
1844–1926
Martha M Brannen
1847–1936
Elizabeth E. Brannen
1847–1933
Drucilla Jemima Brannen
1849–1887
Emaline S. "Emily" Brannen
1856–1925

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World Events (8)

1811 · The Savannah Riots
Age 2
A barroom brawl in Savannah on Tuesday, November 12, 1811, had international impact. An American seaman boasted of having joined the crew of a French vessel, likely named La Vengeance. Others became upset at the idea of the American joining a foreign nation and a brawl erupted. The county coroner asked for peace but was beaten with clubs. A second clash occurred the following day when French sailors attacked five American seaman. A day after the second attack, twenty French sailors attacked six Americans. Four of them escaped but two were beaten and stabbed. Jacob Taylor died on the scene and a rigger named Collins died the following day. By Friday, a full scale riot erupted when the French crewmen arrested on murder charges were released. Many were arrested and French ships La Vengeance and La Franchise were burned. In the end, the incident caused disruptions in French-American relations and affected shipping and trade.
1812
Age 3
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 21
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1615;2007: 2981; 2010: 4101)Irish: variant of Brennan .

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

Possible Related Names

Brennan

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PIONEER FAMILIES OF THE KISSIMMEE RIVER VALLEY BY KYLE S. VAN LANDINGHAM

Noel Rabun Raulerson, founder of the Raulerson family in the Kissimmee River Valley, was born in Wayne County, Georgia, July 9,1820, the son of Noel and Eleanor (Baggs) West Brannen Raulerson. His par …

Sources (7)

  • John W Brannan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Miledge Brannon in entry for Emily S. Keen, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"
  • John M Brannan, "United States Census, 1880"

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