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BRASFIELD Allen Coke
Male 1829 - 1863

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  • Birth  27 Mar 1829  Granville, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  Farmer Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  Teacher Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  04 Sep 1854  Deputy Sheriff - Weakley County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  Between 1859 and 1860  Constable - Weakley County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  13 Dec 1863 
    Buried  Weakley, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I31603  Brasfield-Brassfield Genealogies
    Last Modified  17 Feb 2015 
     
    Father  BRASFIELD Caleb,   b. Aft 1787, Granville, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 04 Jan 1847, Weakley, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  JETER Catherine,   b. Abt 1801, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 03 Jun 1848, Weakley, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1217  Group Sheet
     
    Family  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 
    Married  18 Mar 1857  Weakley, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BRASFIELD Ada,   b. 1861,   d. 1863
    >2. BRASFIELD James Coke,   b. 12 Oct 1863, Dresden, Weakley County, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1940, Dresden, Weakley County, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F10115  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Allen Coke Brasfield was the son of Caleb Brasfield and Catherine Jeter. He was born ca 1829-30 in Granville Co, NC and died in 1863. He married Ruth Adelaide Bondurant on 18 Mar 1838 in Weakley Co, TN. Ruth (b. 3 Aug 1838, TN; d. ?) was the daughter of James Ellis & Amelia H. Bondurant. Allen Coke Brasfield was deputy sheriff of Weakley Co on 4 Sept 1854 according to Deed Book M, p. 127. He was constable, 1859-60, however, was a farmer and teacher by occupation. Allen & Ruth had 1 child:

      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.

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      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.