Nannie Clemintine Sullivan

1892–1980 (Age 87)
Macon, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Nannie Clemintine

When Nannie Clemintine Sullivan was born on 14 October 1892, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, her father, Andrew Daniel Sullivan, was 32 and her mother, Julia Franklin McClanahan, was 27. She married Herbert Elyhhue Brawner on 5 July 1910. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Trousdale, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 11, Macon, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 30 March 1980, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fairview, Macon, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nannie Clemintine Sullivan
Herbert Elyhhue Brawner
Marriage: 5 July 1910
Alvis Brawner
Arnet Franklin Brawner
Angie Francis Bronner
Emma Brawner
Olie Clifton Brawner
Asisley Brawner
Ray Brawner

Spouse & Children

5 July 1910


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Naomi Brawner in household of Herbert Brawner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nannie Broner in household of Elihu H Broner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nanie Brawner in household of Herbert Brawner, "United States Census, 1930"

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