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351 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/03/1927
DATE OF DEATH: 12/07/2004
(951) 653-8417
353 JOHN A BRASFIELD Request Information (SS-5)
SSN 413-28-5109 Residence: 38109 Memphis, Shelby, TN
Born 17 Oct 1920 Last Benefit:
Died 7 Dec 1996 Issued: TN (Before 1951)


Column Title Value Meaning Notes
GRADE, ALPHA PFC Private First Class View
GRADE CODE 7 Second Lieutenant or Nurse or Dietitian or Physical therapy aide or Private First Class or Ensign or Second Class, Seaman
AREA 98 North African Theatre: Italy
SOURCE OF REPORT 1 Individual has been reported through sources considered official. View
STATUS 8 Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated View
CAMP 013 Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work Camp 3368 Munich 48-11) View
REP View
POW Transport Ships View
BRASFIELD John Alfred, Jr.
354 JOHN ALFRED BRASFIELD III, 61, of Memphis, passed away February 14, 2009 at the V. A. Medical Center. Mr. Brasfield served in the U. S. Navy. He was a graduate of Westwood High School in 1967 and attended Gupton Jones Mortuary College in Atlanta, GA. He successfully owned and operated Tennessee Mortuary Service and Tennessee Cremations, Inc. of Memphis. Mr. Brasfield was a member of First Assembly of God Church. He was an avid golfer and had a passion for the sport. John is survived by former wife of 38 years, Kaye Alexander Brasfield, his two sons, Adam (Ellen) and Nic (Ashley) Brasfield, and brother, Ronald Brasfield. He also had one grandson, Maddox Brasfield. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, February 17 at Canale Funeral Directors. Private graveside service will be Thursday, February 19 in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Canale Funeral Directors 901-452-6400
355 1900 Census of McNairy County, TN. - See below

Name Sex/Age POB H_H Dist

John A. M34 TN 44 15 HH & Lida (+2 daughters)
Jasper L. M21 TN 51 15 See note below
Barker M4 TN 177 15 Boarder with William & Nancy Vanrell
Ella J. F Ar 182 15 Boarder with John & Anninte Johnson
Carl M3 Ar 184 15 Boarder with Mary Brownley
Charlie M30 TN 192 15 Servant of Charlie & Francis Surratt
George W. M26 TN 208 15 HH & Mollie (+3 daughters)

probably: John Asa BrasfieldWrote to his brother Jasper Lee Brasfield on 11/8/1916 asking him to help support Jasper's daughter Note found in Betty Meecham's genealogy material:

"There was a letter dated 8 Nov. 1916 to Jasper Lee Brasfield
Florence * Alma Dau of Jasper asking Jasper to help support
Ruth ?
Written by J.A. Brasfield (brother)

Ruth. Mentioned Florence - Alma(?)

Sex: M

Born: 16 Apr 1867
Adamsville, Mcnairy, Tennessee

Father: James Alsey BRASFIELD
Mother: Rebecca Jane PHILLIPS

1900 Tennessee Federal Census:
Name Sex/Age POB H_H Dist
John A. M34 TN 44 15 HH & Lida (+2 daughters)

Source Information:

Batch number: 7233227
Sheet: 32

Name State County Location Page Year Age Sex Age Ranges Census Type
Brasfield, John TN KNOX CO. 1806 PETITION LIST
356 Possibly John B. Brasfield, husband of Nancy Pruitt
357 Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri (Edgewood Cemetery) Listings: BRASFIELD, J. Byron BRASFIELD, Pearl R. BRASSFIELD, Alva B. BRASSFIELD, Grace E. BRASSFIELD, Milinda H. BRASSFIELD, Tommie E. BRASFIELD John Byron
358 Name State County Location Page Year Age Sex Age Ranges Census Type

Brasfield, Albert NC WAKE CO. CRAB TREE DISTRICT 170 1840
Brasfield, John NC WAKE CO. CRAB TREE DISTRICT 172 1840
Brasfield, Willie NC WAKE CO. CRAB TREE DISTRICT 172 1840

Jefferson, AL 1850 Federal Census (INDEX file 1 of 5)

This Census was transcribed by Delinda Miller
and proofread by Mary Schuelke
for the USGenWeb Census Project, http://www.usgenweb.org/census.

Pg# Ln# Last Name First Name Age Birth Place Filename

180B 8 Brasfield John C. 35 NC pg0180B.txt
180B 9 Brasfield Nancy H. 31 SC pg0180B.txt
180B 10 Brasfield John W. 10 Ala pg0180B.txt
180B 14 Brasfield Leonidas 4 Ala pg0180B.txt
180B 15 Brasfield General J. 1 Ala pg0180B.txt
180B 13 Brasfield George W. 5 Ala pg0180B.txt
180B 11 Brasfield James H. 8 Ala pg0180B.txt
180B 12 Brasfield Ann H. 5 Ala pg0180B.txt
359 John LaPlant Brasfield
WOODRUFF, SC-- John Chase LaPlant Brasfield, 49, of 227 Beason Street, died Saturday, June 02, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
A native of Danville, KY, he was the son of John Brasfield of Danville and the late America Hogue "Toodle" Westmoreland. He was a self-employed brick mason and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are his daughter, Jennifer Lynn Brasfield of Woodruff; one son, John Chase Keller of Woodruff; stepfather, Mace Westmoreland of Woodruff; one sister, Debra Lynn Brasfield of California; one half-sister, Stephanie LaPlant of Woodruff; a special friend, Patty Boulware Taylor of Woodruff; and maternal grandmother, Lillie Mae Waits of Kentucky.
Visitation will be held tonight, Monday, June 04, 2012, from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 05, 2012, at 3:00 P.M. at the Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary Chapel by Rev. Darryl Bailey and Rev. Fred Quidley. Interment will follow in Green Pond Memorial Cemetery.
The family is at the home.
Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary - Woodruff


Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 4 to June 5, 2012

Pauline man killed in wreck after truck crashes into trees.
From staff reports

Published: Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 3:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 1:26 a.m.

A 49-year-old Pauline man was killed in a wreck early Saturday in Woodruff.

Investigator Dwayne Corn of the Spartanburg County Coroner's Office said in a statement that John Chase Brasfield, of 1013 Harrelson Road, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Scot Edgeworth said Brasfield was driving south on Waddell Road in a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck, drove through the intersection of Greenpond Road and went off the left side and overcorrected. After that, Brasfield drove off the right side of the road and collided with trees, Edgeworth said. A neighbor heard the accident at 2:20 a.m. Saturday. Brasfield was trapped in the truck and had to be extricated, Edgeworth said. Brasfield was not wearing a seat belt and suffered several injuries, Edgeworth said. Corn said Brasfield died from internal head and body trauma. He was pronounced dead at 3:34 a.m. No autopsy is planned.
360 From: marcia
To: michael.brasfield@att.net
Sent: Monday, January 03, 2000 2:08 AM
Subject: Brasfield

Hi Michael,
I have gone through my mother's suitcase trying to find information about her ancestry.
Her father was John Coke Brasfield b 1880 Tenn., his father George R. b 1823 N.C., his father Caleb d 1846. Any ideas for this beginner? I found your website at FamilyTreeMaker. On your website no mention of a John Coke Brasfield.

NA730.C2 A7 V.57,APR-JUNE 2000
Architectural digest.
Los Angeles : John C. Brasfield Pub. Corp., 1925-

John C Brasfield moved his family, at the age of 40, to Southern California. In 1920 he began publishing The Architectural Digest. At the time the magazine was centered on California (and mostly Southern California) architecture and interiors and, therefore, it's appeal was somewhat limited.
361 Photo of his tombstone shows name as John Edgar Brasfield.
362 JOHN E. BRASFIELD, who throughout his entire life has followed farming and stock-raising, was born in Menard county March 10, 1879. His father, Thomas H. Brasfield, was a native of Madison county, Kentucky, born on the 4th of December, 1829. During his boyhood days he remained at home and through the winter months attended school, while in the summer seasons he assisted in the work of the fields. After leaving school he engaged in farming with his father until twenty-five years of age. He had accompanied his parents to Illinois in 1834, the family home being established near Athens in Menard county and he continued under the parental roof until 1854. His father had purchased land patents whereby he secured three hundred and twenty acres of land and upon a part of this land Thomas H. Brasfield began farming and stock-raising for himself, devoting the greater part of his attention, however, to the latter pursuit. He generally fed a carload of cattle each winter, also many hogs, and likewise raised horses enough to do his own farm work. He built a comfortable and commodious home after burning the tall prairie grass from a patch of land sufficient to enable him to have a clear space on which to pile his lumber. That pioneer home is still standing and is one of the landmarks in the neighborhood. It is surrounded with fine maple, ash and elm trees that were planted by Mr. Brasfield, and he also set out a catalpa grove and a black walnut grove. He made his farm one of the finest developed and improved places of his locality and successfully carried on general agricultural pursuits for many years. He acted as a school trustee for twenty years and was a school director at the time of his death. Public interests that had for their object the welfare and progress of his community received his earnest endorsement and hearty co-operation and he was known as one of the prominent and influential residents of Menard county. He married Miss Cynthia M. Camp, who was born in Fulton county, Illinois, March 3, 1848. The marriage was celebrated September 19, 1876, and after traveling life's journey together for about twenty-four years Thomas Brasfield was called to his final rest on the 31st of December, 1900. His widow is still living and makes her home in Eureka, Illinois. They were the parents of four children: John E., of this review; Henry H., who died in boyhood; Laura C., who is now living in Eureka, Illinois, with her mother; and Bryant L., also with his mother. John E. Brasfield acquired his early education in the public schools and afterward supplemented his preliminary knowledge by study in the Springfield Business College. He worked with his father upon the old home farm until the latter's death and then took charge of the property, which he managed for three years, at the end of which time he began farming on his own account. He has also carried on stock-raising and he has now several head of registered cattle. He also raises high grade horses and by improving his stock and thereby advancing prices he has added to the prosperity of the entire community. He operates two hundred and forty acres of land, most of which is used for pasturage purposes, and in addition to this he owns one hundred and fifty acres, which he rents. On the 2d of September, 1903, Mr. Brasfield was married to Miss Aurelia Davis, a daughter of George F. and Lizzie D. (Layman) Davis. Her father was born in Sangamon county, Illinois, August 21, 1848, and the mother in Botetourt county, Virginia, October 19, 1855. They now reside near Auburn, in Sangamon county, Illinois. During his boyhood he lived at home and worked with his father, aiding in the labors of the fields all through the summer months, while in the winter seasons he acquired his education in the public schools. He has always carried on farming and stock-raising since attaining adult age and is an enterprising and progressive farmer of his community. He belongs to the Modern Woodmen of America and both he and his wife hold membership in the Court of Honor. He was married October 13, 1881, to Miss Lizzie D. Layman, and they became the parents of three children: Mrs. Brasfield, who was born November 3, 1882, in Auburn township, Sangamon county, Illinois; Hugh, who was born March 7, 1887, and died January 23, 1904; and Gerald, born September 11, 1898. Both Mr. and Mrs. Brasfield hold membership in the Christian church and he gives his political support to the Republican party. He is a young man, possessing the enterprising spirit which has dominated the west and been an important factor in its substantial upbuilding. He has already achieved creditable prosperity, which will doubtless increase for him as the years go by. http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmaga/menard/1905bios/brasfield_je.html BRASFIELD John Ely
363 John Evan Brasfield, Sr., 77, born in Texarkana, Arkansas on August 18, 1928, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2005 in Beaumont. John is survived by his wife of 56 years, Wanda Sue Brasfield of Beaumont; sons, John E. Brasfield, Jr., Tim Brasfield both of Beaumont; brother, Harold Brasfield of Tyler; his dog Obie. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church 900 Calder Ave. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with Rev. Ronald Lee officiating. 4955 Pine Street Beaumont, TX 77703 409-892-5912 BRASFIELD John Evan
364 John Brasfield, 62, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, October 28, 2009. A native and lifelong resident of Beaumont, John served in the Untied States Army during Vietnam and worked for Ohmstede. He is survived by his wife, Rita Brasfield of Beaumont; step-son, Chad Breaux; sisters, Alice Sheldon of San Diego, California and Della Fischer of Vidor; and many loving nieces and nephews. A gathering of his family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. with a Remembrance service at 4:30 p.m. Monday November 2, 2009, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin, Beaumont. Mr. Brasfield's cremation was held at Broussard's Crematorium. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Complete and updated information may be viewed at broussardsmortuary.com.
BRASFIELD John Franklin
365 * John L. BRASFIELD married Rhoda VINES March 15, 1865 in Jefferson County, Alabama. John L. was the father of William Leonard Brasfield, who married Minnie Lee Payne. John was my maternal g-grandfather.

* William Leonard BRASFIELD married Minnie Lee PAYNE on March 14, 1903 in Walker County, Alabama. He was my maternal grandfather.


Howdy once again Michael! I am enclosing this email to update the children of John L. Brasfield and Rhoda Vines. On your site you have 2 sets of the same child and 1 extra that does not belong. First of all, the children named Aner, Lulen and Amanda are really Anna, Lucy and Minnie whom you do list. The Aner, Lulen and Amanda names which are mentioned in the MacAlister book are the names that Rhoda provided to the federal government when she tried to file for her widow's civil war pension after John L. died. Rhoda was illiterate and the names were written down as she pronounced them. According to my kin, Rhoda was a less than ideal mother and that my ggrandfather Henry and his sister Ida raised their younger siblings while Rhoda was off doing who knows what. I have a copy of the pension application and my ggrandfather Henry signs as a witness while Rhoda signed with an X. You also list on the site a child named Ambrose Brasfield. There was no such child. You may have him mixed up with Anna's husband Ambrose Quinn whom you do list correctly. Here is a correct list of all the children and their birthdates and spouses. There is still an ongoing debate as to Henry's birthdate. My dad says he was born in 1869, Henry's tombstone says 1871 and the 1910 census, which I chose to accept as a compromise says 1870. Aunt Ida is also debated as to 1870 or 1871 so since I am male I am saying 1871!

Henry Wadsworth Brasfield b. 1/1870 m. 1. Belle McCarty 2. Augusta Jetton
Ida Brasfield b. 1871 m. Marion Ballinger
Anna Brasfield b. 12/24/1876 m. Ambrose Quinn
Lena Brasfield b. 2/25/1878 m.Evan Quinn
William Leonard "Lee" Brasfield b. 10/29/1880 m. Minnie Lee Payne
Lucy Brasfield b. 3/14/1882 m. Hessie Quinn
Minnie Brasfield b. 10/26/1886 m. William Alexander

Ambrose and Evan Quinn were brothers and Hessie Quinn was their first cousin. I know of at least 7 occasions where Brasfields and Quinns got together and had children, including my grandparents. The birthdates for the children are taken from tombstones but as we have seen they may not be accurate as well. Thank you once again for the time that you put into this and whenever I get free time I will pass along more information. Have a nice day.
Paul Kenneth Brasfield
Palestine, Texas USA
Howdy Michael,
There has been much debate and speculation in my family over which side John L. Brasfield served with during the Civil War. The McAllister book on page 607 lists him with the 1st Alabama Calvary and the 12th Tennessee. Both units were Union outfits. His wife Rhoda made a pension claim # 504437 attesting to his service. I have a copy of that pension claim from the national archives and his name was never found as being a member of any of those units nor do I believe that Rhoda ever got her pension. Given the shady and not too pleaseant reputation of my 2d greatgrandmother it is possible that she made up the story of John serving for the Union just to try to get any pension she could get her hands on. My greatgrandfather Henry W. Brasfield, Peter Copeland and Thomas and Mary Trice all signed as witnesses on her behalf. She claims that John served from 1864 till the end of the war and that he hid out in the woods while on furlough as to not be caught by the rebels. What is strange is that they were married in March 1865 while the war was still going on. I recently found a website to which shows strong evidence that John L served with the Confederates. http://www.geocities.com/coh41/13thBtlnAlParRgrs.html details the history and muster rolls of the 13th Battallion Partisan Rangers. They were a Confederate calvary unit formed in Jasper, Alabama in September 1862. Company B lists a John Brasfield, with one s, along with a few Alexanders, a CC Ballinger, WT Hancock and Daniel Trice. The names listed above are surnames that appear often in my family tree. Company C lists two McCartys as well as two Jettuns who may be Jettons. My greatgrandfather Henry married both a McCarty and a Jetton. I am convinced that John L. Brasfield did in fact serve for the Confederacy at one time. It is possible that he did switch sides later as the war turned in favor of the Union even though I can't verify his service other than what Rhoda claims. I thought that this little bit of history may be of interest to the website under your stories or Military section. The above weblink may also be a helpful tool on your site for other Brasfields interested in Civil War history. Thank you once again for your dedication to our website as always.
Paul Kenneth Brasfield
Palestine, Texas USA


Notes for John L Brasfield:
The 13th Battalion Alabama Partisan Rangers
Roster Of Company B
Brasfield, John - Private Enlisted September 6,1862 at Jasper,Alabama. _________________________________________________________
(Per Deanne Quinn Phillips,
John L was a private in the Union Army, in Company D, 1st Al
and later Company M, 12th Tennesse Regiment as cook (Civil War).
Deanne also sent me copies where Henry Brasfield &
Peter Copeland attested a statement for pension claim for Rhoda.)
1850 U.S. Census, Greene Cty, Al
Brasfield, Alfred-43-M-Teacher, Aney (Orey) 37- F
John L-10-M, William H-7- M, James D-5- M
1860 U.S. Census, Walker Cty, Al. Eastern Div, P.O. Democrat,
Pg 911, Family #336,
Brassfield, Alfred-53 M School teacher, Amy -45 F Domestic
John L-18 M Farm labor, William H-15 M Farm labor
(Lives next door to James T Davis)
Sentiment on John L Brasfield's tombstone at Snow Grave yard:
A light from our household is gone,
A voice we loved is still,
A place is vacant in our hearts that can never be filled

More About John L Brasfield:
Burial: Snow Cem, Hwy 269 Pumpkin Center,Walker Cty, Al
366 At the Carl Elliott (Jasper, Alabama) Public Library, there's a 3-ring binder with xeroxed copies of the Post Masters of Walker County, Alabama. I assume the source is the US Postal Service. Dora, AL John W Brasfield (act) 1 Apr 1927 2 Feb 1928 nom 15 Feb 1932 conf 10 Mar 1932 commissioned 8 Apr 1932 deceased 7 May 1936 BRASFIELD John Lee Wenton
367 I dont know if you add information, but this is my grandfather, his wife was named pearl higgins. i am trying to find out more info, but most of his children are gone or just never cared to hear the family history. I know he was from Hueytown Alabama, and his children are John L. (II), Alice Bell, Mary Nell there are more, but privacy prevents me from giving you the info until I know more. If you could reply and let me know if there is a link that gives info on where they originally came from (i have heard ireland and liverpool), and that John was descended from a Brasfield that indentured himself to pay for passage in the 1700 or 1800. Thanks, my name is Lori Brasfield.

Lori Brasfield
368 My grandfather, Major, was brother of Rufus and had two sons, Harold and John. (Not listed on RootsWeb). He was also half Cherokee, but they lived on Chickasaw Lane on the reservation because that's the only place where there was room. There was at one time the leader of the Cherokee nation who refused to live on the reservation called Chief Bowles. He was half Scottish. Red headed Cherokee. They were given most of East Texas where my family settled until the Republic of Texas army after Sam Houston was ousted betrayed and slaughtered them. After that, the survivors hid until it passed over then came back years later and just said they were white. It's a long story and I'm rambling but suffice it to say, yes there is a Cherokee connection. I can't believe I don't know the Paul in Palestine. That's right near Tyler and La Poyner where we're from. I'll ask my father. All the best, Steve BRASFIELD John Major
369 Marriage records of Wake County, North Carolina show that Jencey Dean married (James) on 31 Jan 1821 Bondsman: Jno. Dunn Witness: John M. Brasfield 000156461 BRASFIELD John Majors
370 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
371 Possibly: John W. Brasfield / CSA
372 337. BRASFIELD John O. 1885 1926 Mettye 1883 1966 338. BRASSFIELD Leroy C. 24-Feb-1912 01-Aug-1912 (Misspelling of last name on stone. Should be as stone 337 has it spelled.) BRASFIELD John O
373 Missouri Governor Guy Brasfield Park was named after John Strode Brasfield - see page 288 of Brasfield book. ********************************************************************* Database: Judge Benjamin Hayes, California Diary Viewing records 1-1 of 1 April 8, 2003 5:51 PM -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pioneer notes from the diaries of Judge Benjamin Hayes, 1849-1875: a machine-readable transcription. II page 61 Maj. S. has gone to Warner's for beef. I am drying blankets, etc., preparing to start this afternoon. Various characters of emigrants. A contented disposition the best. We begin to hear more of the emigration by other routes. This afternoon John S. Brasfield, of Platte Co., Mo., and N. B. Wood, of Savannah, Mo., made their camp here. The former came by the South Pass, the latter by Panama. Brasfield, Wm. Davenport, etc., left Fort Kearny May 7th, and on the 25th August got their teams into Hangtown dry diggings, (derived its name from some men having been hung there for stealing). J. Brasfield, Wm. Davenport, and Perry Wood, leaving the waggons on Humboldt river, 100 miles above the sink, packed into the diggings. The whole wa on the desert from the sink to Carson river, they had no water at all except from a salt water well too hot to drink nor grass; the desert is 60 miles. They suffered much. Weather intolerably warm. They walked nearly the whole way, near 500 miles. Got in August 10th, with their broken-down Indian ponies. Found very little water in these diggings; mined a good deal here; finally went over on the south fork of the American river, 10 miles above Sutter's mills. They have been more successful than they expected. All through the mining region a great many are dying with scurvy, diarrhoea, and colds settling on the lungs. All the Brasfield company have had the bloody diarrhoea. Jan. 10th or thereabouts, the whole city of Sacramento was overflowed with water to the depth of from four to five feet. As fast as they could, the people [p.61] were getting out to high ground in canoes and skiffs. Those at Brasfield's location buy their provisions at Hangtown, packing them over on their backs. Flour, $1 per lb.; bacon, $1.50 per lb.; fresh beef from 37 1/2 to 50 cents; milk, $1 per pint; sugar, coffee each 50 cents per lb.; eggs, $1 apiece; potatoes, $1 per lb.; molasses, $5 per gallon; beans, 65 cents per lb.; onions, $1.50 to $2 per lb. Fresh beef is plentiful. This is the range of prices since the rainy season commenced; from about November 1st it was raining about two-thirds Of the time, when Brasfield left (Jan. 10th). At other seasons prices are not much below the above rates. Hauling from Sacramento City is from $15 to $20 per hundred; has ranged from $25 to $50. BRASFIELD John Strode
374 JOHN THOMAS BRASFIELD, KY & CA Posted by: Joe Edwards Date: June 01, 1998 at 21:58:16 of 86 Looking for information on JOHN THOMAS BRASFIELD, born 6 Jan 1830, Woodford Co., Kentucky, the son of Leonard Brasfield and Eliza Gatewood Edwards, died on March 28, 1855 at Dry Creek Station in Stanislaus County, California. Buried at Green Spring Station located in the southern portion of Tuolumne county, California. (Keystone Area) Without a doubt, this young man had gone to California to seek his fortune in the gold mining fields. BRASFIELD John Thomas
375 MITCHELLVILLE -- John Brasfield, 59, of Mitchellville, died Dec. 16 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center at Pine Bluff.

He was born Jan. 25, 1945, at Dumas, a son of Jerry Brasfield of Dumas and the late Pearlina Brasfield.

Other survivors include his wife, Minnie Brasfield; two sons, Jerry Dixon of Little Rock and Willie Dixon of Austin, Texas; three daughters, Cathy Poole of Little Rock, Dorene Dean of Dumas and Arnette Dean of Pine Bluff; five brothers, Jerry Brasfield of Pine Bluff, Bobby Brasfield of Stuttgart, Curtis Brasfield of Chicago, Billy Brasfield of Denton, Texas, and Dennis Brasfield of Saginaw, Mich.; seven sisters, Suvanna Moore and Linda Moore, both of Kansas City, Kan., Aretha Martin of Forrest City, Patricia Watkins and Clidy Coleman, both of Dumas, Bonda Kay Jones of Stuttgart and Perlie Boyland of Pine Bluff; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at Dumas Community Center with the Rev. Jerry Brasfield Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Miles Leach Cemetery by Serenity Gardens Funeral Services at Dumas.

The body will be at the community center from 10 a.m. until time of service today.
376 Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery Point Lookout State Park, St. Mary's County, Maryland Brassfield, James W, CO D, 3O NC, Confed Sold/Sail Died While P/W At Pt Lookout, Md And Buried There Or Removed T, * BRASFIELD John Wiley

Last Name First Name County Vol. Pg.

BRASFIELD Claud Widner Dyer 14 265
BRASFIELD Johnson B Dyer 14 183

Dr. Solomon Wylie Brasfield and Nancy Elizabeth Brasfield in Crockett County are also listed as dying in 1914 in the same document.
378 British Columbia Death Index 1872-1979 Name: JONNA BETH BRASFIELD Gender: Female Age: 28 Death Date: 28 December 1969 Place of Death: VANCOUVER Registration #: 1969-09-017859 BCA #: B13300 GSU #: 2034111 BRASFIELD Jonna Beth
379 FamilySearch® International Genealogical Index v4.01 North America IGI Record -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Joseph BRASFIELD Sex: M Event(s): Born: 4 Oct 1794 Of Wake County, 'North Carolina Parents: Father: George BRASFIELD Mother: Elizabeth MAJOR -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Source Information: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Film Number: 471045 & Film Number: 1985424 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Page Number: Reference Number: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Joseph BRASFIELD (AFN: 3KZ4-4H) Sex: M -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Event(s): Born: 4 Oct 1794 Of, Wake, NC Died: 2 Dec 1795 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Parents: Father: George BRASFIELD (AFN: 3KZ3-N4) Mother: Elizabeth MAJOR (AFN: 3KZ3-P9) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Submitter(s): BRASFIELD Joseph
380 Possibly: Joseph A. Brasfield - CSA / Alabama
381 http://www.bunncrib.50megs.com/
Last Will and Testament of Joe A. Brasfield

Updated 4/11/00

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 13 day of June, 1944.

My commission expires January 17, 1947
Guy C. Wood
Notary Public

Filed in my office 6 day of July, 1944.

O. H. Owens, Clerk



KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS that I, JOE A. BRASFIELD, of Smithville, Monroe County,
Mississippi, being more than twenty-one years of age and of sound and disposing mind and
memory, do make, publish and declare this my last will and testament; hereby revoking any
and all other will or wills heretofore by me made.

ITEM I. I will and direct that all of my Just debts and burial and funeral expenses
shall be paid by my Executors hereinafter named as soon as may be convenient after my death.

ITEM II. It is my will and wish and I devise and bequeath all of my property of every kind
and character and wheresoever located to my children, Fleta Schumpert, Floyd Brasfield,
Nellie Stevens Jewel Nash, Casper Brasfield and LaVerne Brasfield, share and share alike;
and should any of my said children not survive me, leaving a child or Children, then In such
event it is my wish and will that the child or children of the deceased child (the devisee
herein) shall take the share that the parent would take, if living.
And I further will and direct that immediately at my death my Executors, hereinafter named,
shall take possession and control of all of my property and effects; that they shall have
control of and manage it as in their Judgment they may deem best; but there shall be no sale
or division of the property until the death of my wife, Mrs. Ora Brasfield, pro-vision for
whom I am making in the next paragraph hereof. But my Executors may from time to time divide
any net income or earnings of the property among the devisees herein, but they shall not
divide any of the corpus or original estate so long as my wife shall live.

ITEM III. I hereby nominate and appoint my sons, Floyd Brasfield and Casper Brasfield
Executors of this my will; and I here expressly relieve them of bond and of the duty of
making reports to the Court. But I expressly enjoin it upon my Executors and all of my
other children, the devisees herein, that they shall provide a reasonable support and
maintenance for my wife, Mrs. Ora Brasfield, so long as she may live and remain my widow.
As to my daughter, Flonnie Gilmore, who is not provided for herein, I request that they
supply to her from time to time such reasonable support and maintenance as in their
judgement they may think necessary.

IN TESTIMONY OF ALL OF WHICH witness my signature, this the 31st day of August, 1937. Joe A. Brasfield
We hereby certify that the above and foregoing instrument on the day and date thereof
as in our presence signed by the testator, Joe A. Brasfield, and by him declared to be
his last will and testament; and we, at his request and in his presence and in the
presence of each other, hereto subscribe our names as attesting Witnesses.

This the 31st day of August, 1937.

C. L. Tubb
Frank S. Leftwich

I, Ora Brasfield, wife of the said Joe A. Brasfield, hereby declare that I have read
he foregoing will, and as to the provisions therein made for my maintenance and support,
I consent and agree to the same.

IN TESTIMONY OF WHICH witness my signature, this the 31st day of August, 1937.

Mrs. Orie Brasfield.

FILED in my office 10 day of July, 1944.

0. H. Owens, Clerk





Michael Brasfield wrote:

After reading the will, I see that it was for Joseph Arthur Brasfield who was born 9/18/1879. He married Ora Buelah Ausborn on 10/9/1900. Are you any relation? Thanks again.


Glad you received it ok.

Yes, I am related to him. My grandmother was Martha Z. Brasfield daughter of Lafayette Brasfield and Betty Massengale. She was one of Joe's sisters. She married William Rueben Bunn. If you're interested you could check out www.bunncrib.50megs.com
I have some pictures of her and William as well as the rest of the Bunns.

Barry Bunn
BRASFIELD Joseph Arthur
382 City of Natchez, Adams Co, Mississippi Childs Name - # - Sex - Race- Date Born - Place Born - Alive Y/N - Mother's Name - Age - Mother's Residence - Father's Name - Age - Occupation - Reported By - Notes BRASFIELD, Joseph Dunckley 5 M W 16-Jun-1916 Natchez, Miss. Y ATKINSON, Birdie 34 Natchez, Miss. BRASFIELD, Charles T. 37 Contractor & Builder R. D. Sessions M.D. Not entered on book though reported BRASFIELD Joseph Dunkley
383 Possibly: J. Brassfield (Sgt) / CSA
BRASFIELD Joseph Faulkner
384 Joe Brasfield
AMORY - Joe Lloyd Brasfield, 69, died Jan. 18, 2008, at Baptist Hospital-Jackson. Services are today at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Amory with Dr. Allen Simpson, Joseph Brasfield, Jillian Brasfield and Johnny Burrow officiating. Burial will follow at Pearce Chapel Cemetery. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home in Amory is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Brasfield was born April 5, 1938, in Smithville to the late William Floyd and Daisy Corinne Comer Brasfield. He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County, living in the Mt. Zion Community and in Amory. He was a member of Mississippi National Guard and First Baptist Church in Amory. He worked in commercial knife sharpening and as a retail merchant. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Reuble Brasfield. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Burrow Brasfield of Amory; sons Joe Lloyd Brasfield Jr. of Waycross Ga., and Craig Burrow Brasfield of McAllen, Texas; sisters, June Brasfield Williams and Betty Brasfield Williams, both of Amory, Lane Brasfield Johnson of Tupelo, Janice Brasfield Lann of Smithville and Deborah Brasfield Akola of Willow, Alaska; and five grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Joseph and Jillian Brasfield, Earl Stevens, Thomas Carroll, Curtis Lewellen, Lester Cagle, Don and Billy Pete Leech, Bobby Hill, Jerry Reese, Pete Randle, Keith Steele and Jimmy Williams. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Amory or First Friends, P.O. Box 540, Amory, MS 38821.
BRASFIELD Joseph Lloyd

Joseph Mc Daniel BRASFIELD
Sex: M

Born: ABT 1856
Hardin', 'Tennessee

Father: James Alsey BRASFIELD
Mother: Jane PHILLIPS


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Joseph Mc Daniel BRASFIELD
Sex: M

Born: ABT 1866
Hardin', 'Tennessee

Father: James Alsey BRASFIELD
Mother: Jane PHILLIPS
BRASFIELD Joseph Marvin
386 I am writing to you in reference to Paul Brasfield, born in Lauderdale County, Tn. on Jan. 1906 and died on Mar. 1969. He was my step-father, and the father of Tilda Nell and Robert Paul Brasfield. Robert Paul died in Chicago in Nov.2002. He has 3 sons.Donald Robert age 41, lives in Frankfurt, Germany, son Joseph Michael, age 39, lives in Frankfurt, Germany, son Randy, age 31 and lives in Chicago. He was stationed in Germany with the army and met and married Karin Fleischmann in Offenbach. Karin returned to Germany when the boys were very small, He later remarried and had Randy.

My name is Janie Painter
e-mail address: painter@crockettnet.com
387 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
388 !Goodspeed's History of Gibson, Weakley, Dyer and Lake Co., TN 1887 P. 989
(FHL# 178183)
1900 U.S. Census, Dist. #7, Weakley Co., TN ED 120, P. 104A (FHL# 1241605)
1880 U.S. Census, Dist. #7, Weakley Co., TN ED 170,. P. 208A
Weakley Co., TN Cemetery Listings, Vol 1, P. 31-32 (FHL# 976.824 V3W)
1870 U.S. Census, Dist. #7, Weakley Co., TN P. 125 (FHL# 553069)
Weakley Co., TN Marriage Records, Vol 2, P. 9
389 Brasfield, Joshua Allen, 66, W, M, TN, Crockett Co.,
30 Aug 1930, Diabetis Insipid
BRASFIELD Joshua Allen
390 Joshua E. Brasfield is listed as a Crockett County, Tennessee Civil War Veteran who applied for a Civil War pension in 1891, along with J.J. Brasfield.
BRASFIELD Joshua Elvis
391 Castilla Brown Criss Posted by Jan Knudsen on Wed, 22 Mar 2000 Surname: Criss, Brown, Loomis, Hewitt, Brasfield Castilla Criss, daughter of Lloyd and Elizabeth Brown, was born Jan. 1, 1857, in Leando, Van Buren county, Iowa, and departed this life Feb. 28, 1934, at the age of 77 years and 2 months. Dec 31, 1877, she was united in marriage to John D. Criss. Her entire life was spent in Van Buren county with the exception of six years residence in Missouri. She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband, two brothers, Frank and Eddie Brown of Leando, and two sisters, Mrs. James Loomis of Douds and Mrs. Judd Brasfield of Boise, Idaho. Another sister Mrs. Eph Hewitt, preceeded her in death. The funeral services were held at the Leando M.E. church Saturday, March 3 at 2:00 p.m. in charge of Rev. Merton D. Wyatt. Burial was in the Leando cemetery. BRASFIELD Judd
392 Much of info in Brasfield Genealogy book pertaining to Jasper, came from Ila Payton Gann of Adamsville,TN. He married Jasper's Niece (Ruby Beatrice Carroll - dob 3/22/1894). Ruby's mother was Jasper's sister Judy Elizabeth Brasfield. Ila & Ruby had 4 kids - Annie Merle (now Cox), George Caroll Gann, Joe Marvin Gann, and Mavis Lucille (now Surratt).

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Judy Elizabeth BRASFIELD
Sex: F

Spouse: James CARROLL
Marriage: ABT 1888
Hardin', 'Tennessee


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Judy Elizabeth BRASFIELD
Sex: F

Born: 16 Apr 1867
Adamsville, Mcnairy, Tennessee

Father: James Alsey BRASFIELD
Mother: Rebecca Jane PHILLIPS


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Batch number: 7233227
Sheet: 31
BRASFIELD Judy Elizabeth
393 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
394 Headline: Obits
Publication Date: May 03, 1996
Source: The Kansas City Star
Page: C4; C3
Region: Missouri
Obituary: Karney Aytch Brasfield, 87, Fairfax, VA, passed away April 29, 1996, at Fairfax Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Money & King Vienna Funeral Home, 171 W. Maple Ave., Vienna, VA; interment in National Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Brasfield was a graduate of Washington University at St. Louis, where he was a Kappa Sigma . He served in the Army-Air Corp during WWII. He was a noted author of professional Accounting texts. He was Treasurer of Commodity Credit and later moved to the Department of Agriculture. He worked for the General Accounting Office as Assistant to the Comptroller General. He left the government service in 1957 and joined Touche-Ross, now Deloitte-Touche. He retired in 1972 to enjoy North Anna Farm in Spotsylvania County, VA, where he raised black angus cattle. This farm later became a gift to Washington University. He was a devoted family man and made a contribution to every person he touched. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Karen Brasfield and Duane Dargis, his son, Brad Lusk Brasfield; two grandchildren, Shaun Michael Dargis and Christopher Mark Dargis.
BRASFIELD Karney Aytch
395 INMAN, KATHRYN E. BRASFIELD, age 50, of Allen, TX, passed away June 2, 2004, in Allen. She was born September 9, 1953, to Samuel A. and Martha B. McMillin Brasfield in Memphis, TN. She was of the Episcopal faith and was in the brokerage business. Kathryn was a avid gardener and truly loved working in the yard. She is survived by her children: Alex, Olivia, Sam and Elizabeth. Mother: Martha Hall. Sister: Ann. Brother: Allen. Her father precedes her in death. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Vitas Home Health Care. Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 5, 2004, at 11:00 AM. at the St. Michael In All Angles Episcopal Church, 8011 Douglas Avenue, Dallas, TX, with Father Swann officiating. Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home 601 S. Tennessee Street McKinney, TX 75069 972 562 7788 Published in the Dallas Morning News on 6/5/2004. BRASFIELD Kathryn Elaine
396 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
397 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
398 At least one living individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living
399 Dear Michael,

My dad, Kenneth Donald Brasfield, was born in Alabama on May 22, 1928 and married Millie Ann Hodge on Nov 30, 1957. He and his family grew up in Jasper, AL. I am not sure when or where his father died. I can find out and get back to you.

Thanks for your reply,
Evelyn Brasfield Wright

Evelyn Wright
Practice Manager
Camden Pediatrics, P.C.
(912) 673-9355

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael D. Brasfield [mailto:michael@brasfield.net]
Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2004 11:31 PM
To: 'Evelyn Wright'
Subject: RE: Brasfield's from Alabama

Ms. Wright -

I show a Kenneth Brasfield, born 9/17/1926 (birthplace unknown) that married a Virginia Havens. This Kenneth Brasfield's father died in Jasper, Walker County, Alabama. Could that be the same one?


Michael D. Brasfield
(360) 437-0831
Toll Free Page, FAX & Message:
(877) 770-3020
-----Original Message-----
From: Evelyn Wright [mailto:evelyn2009@bellsouth.net]
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 5:35 PM
To: michael@brasfield.net
Subject: Brasfield's from Alabama

My parent's were from Jasper Alabama. My father, Kenneth Donald Brasfield was born near there in 1928. Do you know anything about any Brasfield's from that area?

Thank you,
Evelyn Brasfield Wright

Evelyn Wright, Practice Manager
Camden Pediatrics Medical Group, Inc.
(912) 673-9355
BRASFIELD Kenneth Donald
400 KING - Kenneth Hubert Brasfield, 82, died Friday, November 14, 2008.

He was born September 17, 1926 in Quinton, Alabama to Fayette Bernard and Sarah Matilda Snow Brasfield.

Mr. Brasfield was a 1948 graduate of Auburn University, and retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, after 30 years of service. He had also served with the U. S. Air Force during WWII.

He is survived by his wife Virginia Havens Brasfield; two sons, Ken Brasfield, Jr. and wife Diana of Middlebrook, Virginia, and John C. Brasfield and wife Laurie of King; three granddaughters, Jessica, Sallie, and Ginny Brasfield.

Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, November 16, at Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. David Childers officiating. There will be no formal visitation. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 725 W. Dalton Rd., King, NC 27021. (Slate Funeral Home)

Published in the Winston-Salem Journal on 11/15/2008
BRASFIELD Kenneth Hubert

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