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Descendants of James Adams Brandon

Generation No. 1

1. James Adams2 Brandon (Cornelius1) was born May 26, 1806 in Rutherford Co., TN, and died April 16, 1894 in Nolan Co., TX. He married (1) Rebecca Craft January 13, 1825 in Rutherford Co., TN. She was born Abt. 1806. He married (2) Frances Perkins November 13, 1834 in Lawrence Co., AR. She was born March 04, 1810 in TN, and died Bef. 1880 in Probably Tarrant Co., TX. He married (3) Sarah Jane Jones January 09, 1887 in Tarrant Co., TX. She was born Abt. 1835.

Children of James Brandon and Rebecca Craft are:

+ 2 i. John E.3 Brandon, born January 21, 1826 in TN; died July 31, 1896.

3 ii. George Brandon.

Child of James Brandon and Frances Perkins is:

+ 4 i. Richard Day3 Brandon, born December 08, 1844 in AR; died May 27, 1920 in Nolan Co., TX.

 


Generation No. 2

2. John E.3 Brandon (James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born January 21, 1826 in TN, and died July 31, 1896. He married (1) Lucy Evaline McGee Abt. 1846. He married (2) Roda J. Woodrum Abt. 1860. She was born 1840 in AR.

Children of John Brandon and Lucy McGee are:

+ 5 i. Anderson C.4 Brandon, born 1849 in AR.

6 ii. James Hiram Brandon.

Children of John Brandon and Roda Woodrum are:

7 i. John B.4 Brandon, born 1861.

8 ii. Fannie Florence Brandon, born 1871; died October 15, 1931. She married Julius D. Jones; died November 1935.

9 iii. Joseph James Brandon, born November 07, 1873 in TX; died December 25, 1903 in TX. He married Effie ----; born 1878; died 1937.

 

4. Richard Day3 Brandon (James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born December 08, 1844 in AR, and died May 27, 1920 in Nolan Co., TX. He married (1) Martha Henrietta Abt. 1867. She was born September 20, 1845 in Illinois, and died January 12, 1917 in Nolan Co., TX. He married (2) Martha Jane Gavin 1918, daughter of James Garvin and Nancy ----. She was born June 26, 1851 in TX, and died May 12, 1924.

Children of Richard Brandon and Martha Henrietta are:

10 i. James Adams4 Brandon, born 1868.

11 ii. Ann Brandon, born 1869; died Bef. 1880.

+ 12 iii. William A. Brandon, born October 1869 in TX.

13 iv. Rhoda J. Brandon, born 1873.

+ 14 v. Sarah Alice Brandon, born January 1874 in Tarrant Co., TX; died 1950.

15 vi. Martha Annie Brandon, born 1875. She married Robert Allison Ensminger.

+ 16 vii. Samuel S. Brandon, born February 1877.

17 viii. John D. Brandon, born May 1879.

18 ix. (unnamed son) Brandon, born 1880.

19 x. Ida Brandon, born August 1883.

20 xi. Ada Brandon, born December 1887.

 


Generation No. 3

 

5. Anderson C.4 Brandon (John E.3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born 1849 in AR. He married Mariah ----. She was born 1854 in MO.

Children of Anderson Brandon and Mariah ---- are:

21 i. Ina L.5 Brandon, born 1874.

22 ii. Henry Earle Brandon, born 1879.

 

12. William A.4 Brandon (Richard Day3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born October 1869 in TX. He married Ervina L. ----. She was born March 1875 in TX.

Children of William Brandon and Ervina ---- are:

23 i. John5 Brandon, born October 1893.

24 ii. Ettie Brandon, born January 1896.

25 iii. Fannie Brandon, born January 1898.

26 iv. Daisy D. Brandon, born March 1900.

 

14. Sarah Alice4 Brandon (Richard Day3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born January 1874 in Tarrant Co., TX, and died 1950. She married James Madison Flenner (Jim) Ensminger January 16, 1896 in Nolan Co., TX, son of John Ensminger and Sadie Yopp. He was born March 03, 1870 in Washington Co., TN, and died February 27, 1953 in Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX.

Children of Sarah Brandon and James Ensminger are:

27 i. Richard Buford5 Ensminger, born February 01, 1897 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX; died January 25, 1900.

28 ii. George Cornelius Ensminger, born November 03, 1898 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX; died March 06, 1976 in Nolan Co., TX. He married Verdie Ware Abt. 1912.

+ 29 iii. Ernest Harold Ensminger, born November 05, 1900 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX; died April 27, 1958.

30 iv. Ada B. (Rosa) Ensminger, born 1903; died May 15, 1997 in Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX. She married George Heflin.

31 v. John Henry Ensminger, born June 29, 1905 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX; died July 24, 1906 in Nolan Co., TX.

+ 32 vi. Beaulah E. (Eulah) Ensminger, born 1908 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX.

+ 33 vii. Oscar Vernon Ensminger, born October 18, 1909 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX; died July 02, 1997 in Nolan Co., TX.

+ 34 viii. Olan Barkley Ensminger, born November 07, 1914; died January 23, 1996 in Nolan Co., TX.

+ 35 ix. James Madison Flenner Ensminger,Jr., born July 29, 1917 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX; died July 30, 1981 in Nolan Co., TX.

 

16. Samuel S.4 Brandon (Richard Day3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born February 1877. He married ?. She was born 1879 in AL.

Child of Samuel Brandon and ? is:

36 i. Mae M.5 Brandon, born 1906.

 


Generation No. 4

 

29. Ernest Harold5 Ensminger (Sarah Alice4 Brandon, Richard Day3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born November 05, 1900 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX, and died April 27, 1958. He married Lillian Ivy Elliott.

Children of Ernest Ensminger and Lillian Elliott are:

37 i. (Private), born September 24, 1932 in Nolan Co., TX.

38 ii. (Private), born March 18, 1934 in Nolan Co., TX.

39 iii. (Private), born March 27, 1930 in Nolan Co., TX.

 

32. Beaulah E. (Eulah)5 Ensminger (Sarah Alice4 Brandon, Richard Day3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born 1908 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX. She married (1) Neely Derandy Reeves. He was born April 07, 1881 in Hempstead Co., Arkansas. She married (2) Theodore R. Fredley. He was born 1900.

Children of Beaulah Ensminger and Neely Reeves are:

40 i. (Private), born May 16, 1939.

41 ii. (Private), born August 15, 1940 in Nolan Co., TX.

 

33. Oscar Vernon5 Ensminger (Sarah Alice4 Brandon, Richard Day3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born October 18, 1909 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX, and died July 02, 1997 in Nolan Co., TX. He married Ruby Minnie Maynard October 17, 1931, daughter of Oscar Maynard and Mamie Smith. She was born October 25, 1913 in Haskell, TX, and died September 06, 2004 in Slater's Chapel Cemetery, Nolan Co., TX.

Children of Oscar Ensminger and Ruby Maynard are:

42 i. (Private), born March 17, 1933 in Nolan Co., TX.

43 ii. (Private), born April 10, 1935 in Nolan Co., TX.

44 iii. (Private), born December 18, 1937.

 

34. Olan Barkley5 Ensminger (Sarah Alice4 Brandon, Richard Day3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born November 07, 1914, and died January 23, 1996 in Nolan Co., TX. He married Lela Maurine Finch. She was born August 03, 1902, and died November 25, 1991 in Nolan Co., TX.

Child of Olan Ensminger and Lela Finch is:

45 i. (Private), born January 17, 1936 in Nolan Co., TX.

 

35. James Madison Fleanor5 Ensminger,Jr. (Sarah Alice4 Brandon, Richard Day3, James Adams2, Cornelius1) was born July 29, 1917 in Dora, Nolan Co., TX, and died July 30, 1981 in Nolan Co., TX. He married Betty Jo Street Abt. 1937. She was born December 21, 1917, and died April 25, 2003 in Nolan Co., TX.

Child of James Ensminger and Betty Street is:

46 i. (Private), born November 30, 1938 in Nolan Co., TX.


Census information:
1870 Tarrant Co TX pct #1:
BRANDON, Richard, 2?, AR; Martha, 26, Kghouse, Fle; Jas., 2, TX; Ann, 1, TX.  Living next to Js. A. Brandon & Francis.

1880 Tarrant Co TX pct8:
BRANDON, Richard D, 35, AR; Martha H, 34, IL; James A., 12, TX; William A., 10, TX; Rhoda J, 7, TX; Sarah A, 6, TX; Martha A, 5, TX; Samuel S, 3, TX; John D, 2, TX; unnamed son, 1month, TX.

1900 Nolan Co., TX pct#2:
BRANDON, Richard D, Dec1844, 55, m34yr, AR TN TN, farmer; Martha H., wife, Sep1845, 54, 15ch 10liv, IL VA VA; Samuel S., son, Feb1877, 23, s, TX; John D, son, May1879, 21, s, TX; Ida, dau, Aug1883, 16, TX; Ada, dau, Dec1877(error1887), 12, TX

1910 Nolan Co TX pct 2:
BRANDON, Richard D, 65, m44yrs, AR TN TN; Martha, wife, 64, 14ch 10liv, IL VA VA

1920 Sweetwater, Nolan Co., TX:
BRANDON, Richard D, 75, AR TN TN; Martha J., wife, 68, TX MO MO.

 

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