Derrell Shadrack Brandenburg Bible
Keeper of the Brandenburg Bible: Marjoie Coley Meldrin (Mrs. Kenneth H. Meldrin, Sr), St. Petersburg, FL 33713
John Martin Brandenburg landed in America from Germany in 1750. John Martin had three sons and one daughter --
James, Conrad, Martin and Magdaline. All died young except Martin, born December, 1758, died December 31, 1808.
Martin had seven sons and five daughters.
Printed on a page at the front of the Bible:
The Old and New Testaments
Together with the Apocrypha
Translated out of the Original Tongues
The former translations diligently compared and revised
Cann's Marginal Notes and References
to which are added
An Alphabetical Table
All the Names in the Old and New Testaments
Tables of Scripture, Weights, Measures and Coins
Stereotyped by B & J Collins, New York
Published by Charles Ewer, Boston
JOHN MARTIN BRANDENBURG landed in America from Germany in A.D. 1750.
Said John Martin begat three sons and one daughter, Sons names JAMES, CONRAD, and MARTIN; daughter MAGDALINE.
All deceased young except MARTIN who was born December 1755, (died December 31, 1808) who begat seven sons and five daughters. Sons names JOHN, MARTIN, MATHIAS, ADAM, JAMES, CONRAD and DAVID; daughters names ELIZABETH, MARGARET, MAGDALLINE, CATHERINE and ROSEANN (born August 18, 1805). Said MARTIN departed this life December 31, 1808.
ADAM BRANDENBURG and SOPHIA BURKETT was married February 14, 1808.
Their children ages:
DERRILL SHEDRACK BRANDENBURG and HARRIET FOGLE were married [no date].
MARY SOPHIA BRANDENBURG was born March 30, 1835 (my mother).
MARY SOPHIA BRANDENBURG (my mother) and OLIN J. FANNING (my father) was married June 20, 1872.
MARY SOPHIA BRANDENBURG FANNING died December 2, 1885
I am the only one living from Mary S. and O.J. Fanning. I have a few first cousins. If you are interested in this information or have any thing about the Brandenburgs from you. I have been told that one of the Brandenburg boys settled over near St. Mathews. All underscored are my folks.
By a Mrs. McCoy in Florida