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William Jesse Bragg

Male 1854 - 1906  (52 years)


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  • Name William Jesse Bragg  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 22 Feb 1854  Washington County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jun 1906  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried New Hope Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • He was said to have married Elizabeth REEVES, Elizabeth Constable COLLINS, and Mattie Theophilus PEACE.  He had four children by his first wife, two by his second wife, and three by his third wife.

      The name Elizabeth L. Bragg is inscribed on a double marker with William J. Bragg, with the dates 4 Jan 1854 - 1887.

      Kay Parker McCary, in her annontated transcription of the Bennett Cemetery, north of Milam, shows he and Elizabeth Constable Collins as the parents of Nannie Leona Bragg, the first wife of James Malcolm Chambers. She also shows that William Jesse and his first wife, Elizabeth Reeves, were the parents of Mollie Bragg, who married first John Allen Anderson, and was later the third wife of James Malcolm Chambers.
    • (Research):
      Census Information:

      1900 Census
      Texas, Sabine, Milam
      Enumerated 15 and 16 June 1900
      SD 8 ED 71 Sheets 8 B and 9A
      141-141
      Bragg, David B Head W M Mch 1868 32 m 11 Tx Ga Fl Farmer
      Bragg, Naomi Wf W F Sept 1898 26 M 11 5/4 Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Herman Son W M Dec 1889 10 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Carson Son W M Dec 1893 6 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Sallie Dtr W F Mch 1896 4 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Abbie Dtr W F Nov 1897 2 S Tx Tx Tx
      142-142
      Bragg, James R Head W M Oct 1874 28 M 5 Tx Fl Fl Farmer
      Bragg, Mattie Wf W F Aug 1877 22 M Tx Ms Tx
      Bragg, Nettie A Dtr W F Aug 1896 3 S Tx Tx Tx
      Bragg, Lilly V Dtr W F Dec 1898 1 S Tx Tx Tx
      143-143
      Bragg, William J Head W M Feby 1855 45 M Fl Ga Fl Farmer
      Bragg, Mattie Wf W F Nov 1861 38 M 5 2/2 La Tn La
      Bragg, Susan V Dtr W F Apr 1877 23 S Tx Fl Tx
      Bragg, Clara M Drt W F July 1882 18 S Tx Fl Tx
      Bragg, William H Son W M Jan 1884 16 S Tx Fl Tx Farm Laborer
      Bragg, Nadine L Dtr W F Aug 1889 10 S Tx Fl Tx
      Bragg, Charles A Son W M May 1893 7 S Tx Fl Tx
      Bragg, Jesse L Son W M Sept 1896 3 S Tx Fl Tx
      Bragg, Sarah F Dtr W F Oct 1898 1 S Tx Gl Tx
      144-144
      Bragg, William Head W M Dec 1833 66 M 12 Ga Va Ga
      Bragg,Nancy C Wf W F Mach 1846 54 M 12 1/1 Tx Ga Ga
      Bragg, Thomas A Son W M Nov 1878 24 S Tx Ga Ala Farmer
      Bragg, Mary A Dtr W F Nov 1888 11 S Tx Ga Ala
      Neal, Wm A Gr. Son W M Jun 1883 16 S Tx Tx Tx
    Person ID I2127  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father William Herman Bragg,   b. 1 Dec 1834, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1906, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah Willie Register,   b. Abt 1834, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1885  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 1854  [1
    Family ID F1391  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Elizabeth Reeves,   b. 4 Jan 1854,   d. 12 Oct 1886, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married Bef 1879  [5
    Children 
     1. Thomas A. Bragg,   b. Nov 1878, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Ellen Bragg,   b. Abt 1879, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1946, Zwolle, Sabine Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     3. William Henry Bragg,   b. 4 Jan 1884, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1962, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2010 
    Family ID F11256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth "Becky" Constable,   b. 5 Sep 1852, Sabine Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Sep 1888  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nannie Leona Bragg,   b. 11 Aug 1889, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1919, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     2. Charles Alfred Bragg,   b. 26 May 1893, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1971, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2010 
    Family ID F11257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Feb 1854 - Washington County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1888 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jun 1906 - 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. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972.

    2. [S632] Descendants of William Mercer http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mbonsal/mercer/william.html.

    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 143-143 (Reliability: 3).

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

    5. [S859] Brasher, Shirley J. "Family Connection" Ver. 2009-01-31 ; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=sbrasher409.