John Lee Brazell

15 December 1888–18 January 1966 (Age 77)
Lykes, Richland, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Lee

When John Lee Brazell was born on 15 December 1888, in Lykes, Richland, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Calhoun Brazell, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Brazell, was 35. He married Grace Abigail Brazell on 13 December 1911, in Hopkins, Richland, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Browns Chapel, Richland, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and School District 13 Browns Chapel, Richland, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 18 January 1966, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hopkins, Richland, South Carolina, United States.

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John Lee Brazell
Grace Abigail Brazell
Marriage: 13 December 1911
Claytor Calhoun Brazell
Winford Ezell Moore
Claudeus Brazell
L M Brazell
Edna Brazell
John Claudious Brazell
Andrew Lee Brazell
Margaret Catherine Brazell
Clyde Brazell
Eva Brazell (Koon)
Pauline Brazell
Sarah Brazell (Browder)

Spouse and Children

13 December 1911
Hopkins, Richland, South Carolina, United States


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Calhoun Brazell


    Elizabeth "Lizzie" Brazell




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Brazil .

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

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General Info

Birth: Dec. 15, 1888 Death: Jan. 18, 1966 Note: son of John Calhoun and Elizabeth Brazell Burial: Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery Horrel Hill Richland County South Carolina, USA

Sources (3)

  • John Brazil Jr. in household of John Brazil, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John L Bayell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Brazell, "United States Census, 1940"

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