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William Herman Bragg, Sr.

Male 1889 - 1981  (92 years)


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  • Name William Herman Bragg  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 9 Dec 1889  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1981  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 7
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1920 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, JP 4
      Enumerated 20,21 and 22 Jan 1920
      SD 326 ED 171 Sheets 13B and14A Stamped 183
      163-163
      Bragg, William H Head M W 30 M Tx Tx Tx Farmer
      Bragg, Bertha L Wf F W 25 M Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Robert L Son M W 7 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Mary Dtr F W 6 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Leroy Son M W 4 0/12 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Wilburn Son M W 2 0/12 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, B Son M W 10/12 S Tx Tx Tx

      1930 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, JP 4
      Enumerated April 29, 1930
      ED 202-6 SD 19 Sheets 10B and 11A Stamped 82
      214-221
      Bragg, Herman Head M W 40 m 21 Tx Tx Tx Farmer
      Bragg, Bertha Wf F W 36 M 17 Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Robert Son M W 18 S Tx Tx Tx Farm Laborer
      Bragg, Mary Dtr F W 16 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Leroy Son M W 14 S Tx Tx Tx Farm Laborer
      Bragg, Wilburn Son M W 12 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Udell Son M W 10 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Herman Jr Son M W 5 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Eldon Son M W 2 S Tx Tx Tx
    Person ID I1945  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father David Benjamin Bragg,   b. 6 Mar 1868, Isla, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1922, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Naomi Leona Dorsey,   b. 19 Sep 1872, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1964  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1888 
    • Virgie Speights wrote that when Naomi married David Bragg in 1888, the bought the house and farm where she was still living in 1963. It is a pleasant tree shaded, double penned square logged house, and already old. Repairs and additions have been added to the original logs, which are still underneath

      The Braggs were farmers, and also raised sheep, which he sheared and she spun into yarn, and then knit into sweaters, gloves and socks for her family. (Speights, Old Timers of Sabine County, p. 20).
    Family ID F1186  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Bertha Lee Lord,   b. Abt 1895, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1913 
    Children 
     1. Robert L. Bragg,   b. Abt 1913, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Estelle Bragg,   b. 4 Sep 1913, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 2007, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Leroy Bragg,   b. 29 Aug 1915, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 2008, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Wilburn Bragg,   b. 6 Jun 1917, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 2000, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. George Udell Bragg,   b. 10 Dec 1919, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1976, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     6. Herman Bragg, Jr.,   b. 7 Mar 1925, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1982, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     7. David Eldon "Dot" Bragg,   b. 5 Sep 1928, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 2001, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F10574  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Dec 1889 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Dec 1981 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S632] Descendants of William Mercer http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mbonsal/mercer/william.html.

    2. [S327] Dore, Barbara Yancey (RootsLady@rootslady.com) "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project" http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1, (Dore, Barbara Yancey "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project"; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1 ; Updated Tue Feb 24 22:17:40 2004 This Gedcom contains many regionally located but sometimes unconnected Southeast Texas persons. Some of the information has been collected during Barbara's past 35 years of family research. Many undocumented families in the area are included. ALWAYS verify!!).

    3. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine, Milam Enumerated 15 and 16 June 1900 SD 8 ED 71 Sheets 8 B and 9A 141-141 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S928] McCary, Mackie & Kay "New Hope Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    5. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    6. [S374] Speights, Virgie "Old Timers of Sabine County, Texas Vignettes of Pioneer Families" (S. Malone, c. 1983), p. 20 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S334] Rootsweb, Texas Death Records, 1964 thru 1998.