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Elisha Brien (abt. 1785 - abt. 1835)

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Elisha Brien
Born about in Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Campbell County, Virginiamap
Husband of — married in Tennesseemap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Alexandria, Tennesseemap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jun 2012
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Elisha Brien was born in Virginia about 1785 (if he was 21 at the time he married Ann Milner in 1806). After Ann died, he married Sarah Elizabeth Johnson on September 26, 1818, in Tennessee. Their son, Livingston, was born in 1820. He died of cholera in 1835 and is buried with his wife, who died the same day, in the Brush Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Smith County, Tennessee.[1]


  • Liz Shifflett, family knowledge
  • Find A Grave memorial #109587015
  • Birth place from his sons' census information
  • Additional information from pp 58-59, Notable Southern Families Volume II, Compiled by Zella Armstrong, Member of the Tennessee Historical Commission, published by The Lookout Publishing Company, Chattanooga, Tenn., Dec. 15, 1942. Digitized by Google, and available online through Google Books.
  • Marriage date for first wife, Genealogy Trails
  • Marriage date for second wife, Tennessee Records: Bible Records and Marriage Bonds, by Jeannette Tillotson Acklen
  • see also sources on the profile page for his wife, Sarah (Johnson) Brien

  1. Biography entered by Liz Shifflett, May 31, 2012; updated September 23, 2012; July 1, 2013.
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