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BRASFIELD James Coke
Male 1863 - 1940

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  • Birth  12 Oct 1863  Dresden, Weakley County, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1870  District 7 - Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census  1880  District 170 - Dresden, Weakley County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Individual Note  1880  Living with step father (Dr. Johnson) and step mother Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  Grocer, liveryman and farmer Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1880  Clerk in store Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1882  Irvine & Brasfield Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1883  Brasfield & Brasfield Livery & Feed Stables Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  Bef 1940  Dresden, Weakley County, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I31602  Brasfield-Brassfield Genealogies
    Last Modified  17 Feb 2015 
     
    Father  BRASFIELD Allen Coke,   b. 27 Mar 1829, Granville, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1863 
    Mother  BONDURANT Ruth Adelaide,   b. 18 Mar 1838, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1874, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F10115  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  BRAZELTON Valeria C.,   b. May 1866, Dresden, Weakley, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Aug 1882 
    Family ID  F10114  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  WARD Nanny,   b. Abt 1863 
    Married  11 Oct 1894  Weakley, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BRASFIELD Houston,   b. Abt 1895
    Family ID  F10113  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • James Coke Brasfield (b. 12 Oct 1863, Dresden, TN; d. before 1940, Dresden, TN) m. Nanny Ward on 11 Oct 1894 in Weakley Co, TN by Reverend R. E. Brasfield (Marriage Record, c, 1893-98, p. 115). James was a grocer, liveryman and farmer. James & Nanny had 1 child: Houston Brasfield (b. ?; d. ?) After his father's death, he went to Alabama and was living in the west in Aug 1949. no further info. B - Goodspeed Weakley County, TN All Rights Reserved c 1996 - 2000 Jane N. Powell http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnobion/weakley/b.htm J. C. BRASFIELD, grocer, liveryman and farmer, was born in Dresden, Tenn., on the 12th of October, 1863. His father, A. Coke Brasfield, was born in North Carolina in 1820, and was a farmer and trader by occupation. He came to Tennessee in his youth, with his father, Caleb Brasfield, and after his marriage with Ruth A. Bondurant, he located in Dresden. He was constable of the Seventh District for six or seven years, and made an efficient officer. His wife was of German descent, born in Dresden in 1839, and died in 1874. Our subject is the youngest and the only living one of their five children. He attended school at Dresden, and at the age of sixteen, hired out as a clerk in a dry goods and grocery store of J. W. Moran, and remained with him about two years. He then clerked for A. P. White eight or nine months, and afterward worked for R. N. Irvine two months. In 1882 he and Mr. Irvine established a livery and feed stable, and for one year the firm was known as Irvine & Brasfield. In 1883 Mr.V. G. Brasfield bought Mr. Irvine's interest and the most of the time until nearly up to 1885, the firm was Brasfield & Brasfield. Our subject then purchased his grocery store and has been successfully engaged in that business. In August, 1885, he and Dr. B. D. Blakemore established a livery and feed stable and are doing well financially. He owns 685 acres of land and some town property. August 19, 1882, he and Valeria C. Brazelton were united in marriage. They have one child - Allen H. Mrs. Brasfield was born in Dresden, in May, 1866, and is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mr. Brasfield is a Democrat, and cast his first presidential vote for Grover Cleveland. He belongs to the 1. 0. 0. F.