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Samuel BRAME 12367 - Ballard Co

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Samuel BRAME 12367 - Ballard Co

Posted: 19 Mar 2014 7:18AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Brame, Hooton, Wyatt, Harrison, Thompson, Frazier, Hall
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Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, Volume I, 5th ed., 1887

SAMUEL BRAME was born in Mecklenburg County, Va., March 13, 1820. He is the eldest of seven children born to Henry and Sally (Hooton) Brame, natives of Virginia and of English descent. The grandparents, Samuel Brame and Samuel Hooton, were natives of Virginia. The father of our subject was a soldier in the war of 1812. Samuel was reared on a farm; he received a common school education and lived with his parents till he was twenty-two years old, when he engaged in farming for himself. He moved with his parents to Kentucky in a very early day, and settled in Christian County. In 1851 he moved to McCracken County and located five miles west of Paducah. In 1871 he located where he now resides on 150 acres of land, which he has accumulated by his own industry. Mr. Brame was married September 24, 1843, to Myra J. Wyatt, of Christian County, Ky., a daughter of Richard N. and Mary (Harrison) Wyatt. They had born to them by this marriage eleven children: Martha A., William T., Mary (Mrs. Thompson), Zachariah, Callie (now Frazier), George, Kate E., Elizabeth (now Hall), Louella, Edward B. and Andrew J. Mr. Brame and wife are Baptists. He is a Mason and votes the Democratic ticket.

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