Name: Byrd BRANDON
Given Name: Byrd
Birth: 17 Dec 1798 in , North Carolina
Death: 3 Jun 1838 in , , Kentucky
!BIRTH - MARRIAGE: from Brandon Bible reprinted in "Ansearchin News" - Published by the Tennessee Genealogical Society; Vol 20; No 3; July-Sept 1973.
Change Date: 16 Nov 2005 at 00:00:00
!DEATH: Alabama, Her History and Resources from 1540-1872. By William Brewer. 1975. (Book in Lib of Cong). Pg 352. Includes Biographical Sketch.
!MARRIAGE: Marriage, Death & Legal Notices from Early Alabama Newspapers 1819-1893. Pg 287. Compiled by Pauline Jones Gandrud. Notice from Huntsville Democrat dated April 19, 1825 reads: Married on 23 July in Greenburgh, Ky by Rev. Mr. Hodgkins, Byrd Brandon Esq. of this town to Miss Mary Jane Caldwell of the former place.
!RELATIONSHIP: Josiah Brandon's will dated 4 Jan 1840 admitted and proven Dec term 1842; Lincoln County, TN.
!SHORT BIOGRAPHY: Dictionary of Alabama Biography. By Thomas McAdory Owen; 1978. Vol 3, Pg 205.
Alabama Her History and Resources from 1540-1872. By Willis Brewer. 1975 . Pg 352.
!WILL: Index to Alabama Wills 1808-1870. Commpiled by Alabama Society DAR. 1955. Pg 18 lists Byrd Brandon; Madison County; PR 8; 1831-39; 4Pg 416.
NOTES: Admitted to the bar in 1822. President Jackson appointed him federal attorney for the northern district of Alabama, and he held the office for five or six years and then resigned. President Van Buren appointed him consul to Campeachy and Tabasco, but he died before he could enter on the active discharge of his duties. Hon William Brandon, who thrice represented Madison in the legislature, and died in 1848, was a brother. Children: Two sons and three daughters of which Capt. John D. Brandon is the youngest child.
Father: Josiah BRANDON b: 26 Jun 1761 in , Burke County, North Carolina
Mother: Rachel BROWN b: 19 Jul 1767 in , Rowan County, North Carolina
Mary Jane CALDWELL
23 Jan 1825
in , KY
- Lucy Ann Louisa BRANDON b: 14 Mar 1826
- Lucy Ann Ellen BRANDON b: 30 Aug 1827
- Eliza Rachel BRANDON
- John Dickson BRANDON