Richard Bracewell III
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Richard Bracewell III (abt. 1704 - 1772)

Richard Bracewell III aka Braswell
Born about in Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight, Virginia Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1730 in Isle, Virginia, Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Edgecombe, Edgecombe, North Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Sep 2011 | Last significant change: 17 Dec 2020
13:46: Karen Brubaker edited the Biography for Richard Bracewell III (abt.1704-1772). [Thank Karen for this]
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Contents

Biography

Family Tree DNA - group 1e. Rev Robert > Rich I > Rich II > Rich III

DNA Richard Bracewell III - sons

He was the Great Grandson of Rev Robert Bracewell and this is a DNA proven Line via FTdna testing [1] .[1] Richard moved at an early age with his parents, Richard Braswell and Eleonor Bryant[2], to North Carolina.[3] He lived in Chowan County and later in Bertie County. Eventually, living in Edgecombe County which was formed in 1741 from Bertie County.

Braswell, Richard (1704- wp 1772) married Elizabeth Bryant.[4]

Will

1767 - December 7, Richard Braswell III's Will: Wife Elizabeth (Bryant). Sons Sampson, Solomon, Richard, James, William. Daughters Sarah, Mary, Elizabeth. Wife Elizabeth & son James Executor & Executrix. Witnessed by Thomas Bryant, Wms Sharrod, Jos Fort, Samson Dillard, Jams Gray. Proved Feb 1772 by Thomas Bryant & James Gray. (Edgecombe Co., NC) NOTE: Elizabeth Bryant was the daughter of James Bryant Sr. See his 1731 will.

Richard's will [2] was dated Dec. 7, 1767 and was proved in January 1772 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. Mentioned in his will were:

Children

His sons:

  1. Sampson Braswell, (1738-1815) m Christian Moore. DNA[3]
  2. Solomon Braswell (c 1734 or 1742- 1797) married Rachel Byrd (1758-1798) [5] and married Mary DeLoach. DNA[4]
  3. James Braswell m Unity Unknown
  4. Richard Braswell IV m Elizabeth DeLaney
  5. William Braswell (1729-1796) Family Finder; m. Mrs Anny. DNA [5]

His daughters

  1. Sarah,
  2. Mary, m Lewis Griffin
  3. Elizabeth Bracewell m Isaac Farmer

His wife Elizabeth.[6]

DNA Lineage

Rev Robert Bracewell 1611-1668
Richard Braswell I 1752-1725
Richard Braswell II 1672-1758
Richard Braswell III 1704-1772
Solomon Braswell Sr. 1734-1798 (wife Mary DeLoach)
William Braswell 1750/60-1840+
Elias Brasseale 1796-1877
John Sherwood Brasseale
John Carroll Brasseale
William Elbert Brasseale Sr.
Claude Brasseale Sr.[7]http://braswell-bracewell.blogspot.com/2010_09_01_archive.html

Land Deed

1760 - March 21, Richard (R) Bracewell, Senr. to Sampson Bracewell, for L50 lawful money of Great Britain a 119 acre plantation, more or less, on the south bank of Tar River adjoining James Braswell and said Richard Braswell. Of the above mentioned lands, 39 acres was part of a tract granted to Capt. Thomas Bryant on Feb 28, 1726, and the other 87 acres was part of a tract granted to Francis Griss bearing date June 8, 1739. Wit: Benja. Hart, Mary Bracewell. (DB 00-101)

Richard was born in 1704. He passed away in 1767.

Sources

  1. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33535060/richard-braswell
  2. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33535060/richard-braswell
  3. BIRTH-DEATH-PARENTAGE: "The Braswell Family" by I.B. Kiker and W. W. Braswell; page 1.1 to 1.11; chapter 1
  4. http://www.jamestowne.org/revolutionary-war-era-people.html
  5. Jamestowne Society, Lineages to the Revolutionary War Era
  6. DEATH-SPOUSE-CHILDREN: will proved in Febuary 1772
  7. http://braswell-bracewell.blogspot.com/2010_09_01_archive.html
See also:
  1. Braswell, Jacob (c 1745- 1832) married Sereny (c 1745- 1837) - QA Robert Bracewell/Braswell A1008
  2. Braswell, Richard (1704- wp 1772) married Elizabeth Bryant ( - ) QA Robert Bracewell/Braswell A1008
  3. Braswell, Solomon (c 1742- 1797) married Rachel Byrd (1758-1798) - QA Robert Bracewell/Braswell A1008

Acknowledgments

  • WikiTree profile Bracewell-107 created through the import of paf910.ged on Sep 16, 2011 by Theresa Reynolds. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Theresa and others.
  • WikiTree profile Braswell-108 created through the import of 2010-09-14.ged on Jul 28, 2011 by Bob Carson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Bob and others.
  • WikiTree profile Braswell-97 created through the import of 2010-09-14.ged on Jul 28, 2011 by Bob Carson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Bob and others.
  • WikiTree profile Braswell-540 created through the import of Williams Family Tree(1).ged on May 30, 2012 by Chris Harter. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Chris and others.
  • Thank you to Christine Klauer for creating WikiTree profile Braswell-594 through the import of new family tree.ged on Mar 27, 2013.
  • WikiTree profile Braswell-565 created through the import of culmer_family.ged on Oct 22, 2012 by Steve Culmer. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Steve and others.
  • Death:

Find A Grave Index "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKW-8TP2 : 13 December 2015), Richard Braswell, 1767; Burial, , Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States of America, Richard Braswell Family Cemetery; citing record ID 33535060, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

"Name: Richard Braswell; Event Type: Burial; Event Date: 1767; Event Place: , Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States of America; Photograph Included: N; Death Date: 07 Dec 1767; Affiliate Record Identifier: 33535060; Cemetery: Richard Braswell Family Cemetery."



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Braswell-1277 and Bracewell-107 appear to represent the same person because: Che the spelling of the last name and then merge because they seem to be the same person.
posted by Norman Dodge
Braswell-1162 and Bracewell-107 appear to represent the same person because: clear duplicate.
posted by Karen Brubaker
Error: born when his mother was age 1
posted by Keith Hathaway
Braswell-540 and Bracewell-107 appear to represent the same person because: after I did another merge, I found this duplicate with a different spelling of the last name
posted by Sherry Wells
Braswell-859 and Bracewell-107 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents and siblings
posted by Sally Stovall
Braswell-848 and Bracewell-107 appear to represent the same person because: same person. Parents need resolved.
posted by M (McQueen) M

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