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Brady's in Georgia

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Re: Brady's in Georgia

Rebecca Bannister (View posts)
Posted: 6 Aug 2003 11:05AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Brady, Tanner, Simmons, Fletcher
My 3rd great-grandfather was Jesse Brady born around 1790-1800 in North Carolina. He married Easter Tanner September 13, 1816 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. His son was John Wesley Brady who married Susannah Simmons. John Wesley was a farmer and then became a preacher. He joined the Confederate Army and his appointment as Chaplain came through the day after his death, in the battle of Resaca.

Jane Miles, a researcher in my family line, says they had six children. One son was William Simmons Brady born July 29, 1853, probably in Dawson county. W. S. Brady died Oct. 9, 1922. I do not have any information about his descendents but I thought I would pass along the information. I know Easter Tanner's ancestors (to a certain extent) but have no further information on Jesse Brady's. We think there is a Cherokee link in this family. Jesse had a brother named "Indian" John Brady.

Jesse Brady and Easter Tanner also had two known daughters, Sarah Brady and Mira Brady. Mira married John Nelson Fletcher, in Lumpkin Co., Ga in 1846, she was born in 1821 in NC and her husband was born in 1821 in NC. The above mentioned lived in Cherokee County, GA -- which later became parts of Dawson, Lumpkin and Pickens Counties. I am descended from Mira Brady and J.N. Fletcher through their son Hezikiah Kelly Fletcher.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Amy 13 May 2003 12:23AM GMT 
MaryClydeReid 22 May 2003 9:46PM GMT 
tinachip 16 Jun 2003 12:29AM GMT 
Mary_Clyde 16 Jun 2003 12:47AM GMT 
Rebecca Bannister 6 Aug 2003 5:05PM GMT 
ajstc 20 Aug 2005 5:51PM GMT 
Rbannister011... 30 Oct 2005 12:03AM GMT 
NeilRaiford 6 Jun 2007 1:56PM GMT 
Amber Dame 14 Mar 2010 4:44AM GMT 
Ruth Moncrief 23 May 2003 3:07PM GMT 
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