He married Bertha Charlotte Amalie Weyrich on Dec. 15, 1881 in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Together they were the parents of Marie Sophie "Mariechen" (Braeutigam) Beal, Sophie Braeutigam, Emilie Elsie (Braeutigam) Kott Beal, Martha Mathilda (Braeutigam) Kott LaBelle, Christine Lena Braeutigam, Ernest William Braeutigam, Margaret Gretchen Cornelia Braeutigam, August Richard Braeutigam, Herman Arno Braeutigam, and Bertha Alma Braeutigam.
Richard passed away March 27, 1927 and was buried at Sardis Cemetery in Jewett, Leon County, Texas. 
↑ "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK8T-9JS9 : 22 December 2016), Richard Brautigam and Bertha Weyrich, 15 Dec 1881; citing Gillespie, Texas, United States, county courthouses, Texas; FHL microfilm 982,802.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Richard by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Richard: