William Brackin

1815–1880 (Age 65)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of William

When William Brackin was born in 1815, in Tennessee, United States, his father, John Bracken, was 40 and his mother, Rhoda Groves, was 23. He married Litticia Benedict on 31 January 1840, in Allen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Sumner, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Lovelaceville, Ballard, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1880, in Ballard, Anderson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

William Brackin
1815–1880
Litticia Benedict
1818–1869
Marriage: 31 January 1840
William B. Brackin
1843–1918
Francis H. Brackin
1854–
Granville B Brackin
1844–1915
Mary C Brackin
1847–1908
Georgia Ann Bracken
1850–
Rhoda Ellen Bracken
1852–1935
James H. M. Brackin
1854–1927

Spouse and Children

    Male1815–1880Male

    Litticia Benedict

    Female1818–1869Female

MARRIAGE
31 January 1840
Allen, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

    William B. Brackin

    Male1843–1918Male

    Granville B Brackin

    Male1844–1915Male

    Mary C Brackin

    Female1847–1908Female

    Georgia Ann Bracken

    Female1850–Female

    Rhoda Ellen Bracken

    Female1852–1935Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

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. 
1820

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1820: Livingston, Kentucky, United States; 1821: McCracken, Kentucky, United States; 1842: Ballard, Kentucky, United States
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 20

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Bracken .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Bracker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm Bracken, "United States Census, 1840"
  • William Brackon, "United States Census, 1880"

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