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Sanford E. Bramlet
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Sanford E. Bramlet
Born: March 27, 1831, White Co., Ill.
Parents: Larkin Bramlet and Lydia Caroline "Liddie" Berry
Died: Oct. 11, 1875
Buried: Sumpter, White Co., Ill.

War Service: Mexican War, 1847-48, Capt. Lawler's Company. Civil War,
private, Company B, 29th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, U.S. Army: enlisted
Aug. 12, 1861, Carmi; mustered in Aug. 19, 1861, Camp Butler, Springfield,
Ill.; discharged Nov. 6, 1865; pension 171.508, certificate 286.461, filed
Jan. 5, 1872, in Illinois; wife, Mary (Sumpter) Bramlet, widow's pension,
269.655, certificate 211.961, filed in June 1880 in Illinois, $36.

Marriage 1: Mary Ann Sinks, Aug. 8, 1853, White Co., Ill.
Born: ?
Died: c 1855-56 (may have died in/shortly after childbirth)
Children: Henry Bramlet, born c 1855-56

Marriage 2: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index


Note: Affidavit says his wife Mary (Sinks) died while they were living in Jersey Co., Ill., circa 1855. They moved down there so Sanford could work on the railroad. Apparently after Mary died, Sanford must have married Melissa there. Then he came back to Carmi IL.

Marriage 3: Mary Sumpter, May 28, 1859, White Co., Ill.
Born: c 1830 Illinois
Died: Oct. 14, 1908, White Co., Ill.
Children: Edwin M., born c 1860, Sanford "Samuel" Jr., born c 1861-62

Census data:

Sanford Bramlet, 27, born in Illinois, farmer, and wife, Mary (Sumpter), 26,
born in Illinois, 1860 Census, Mill Shoals, White Co., Ill., and two
children: Henry, 5, and Edward, 4/12. Also listed: William E./W. Patrick,
26, farmer, and wife, Elizabeth A. Patrick, 29, and their children: James R.
Patrick, 6, and William F. Patrick, 2. All were born in Illinois.

(Note: Henry, 5, is Daisy's father.)

Mary (Sumpter) Bramlet, 49, born in Illinois to a mother born in Virginia
and father born in Pennsylvania, widow, 1880 Census, Carmi Township, White
Co., Ill., and three children, all farm laborers born in Illinois to parents
who were both born in Illinois: Henry, 25; Edwin, 20; and Sanford, 19.

(Note: Henry, 25, is Daisy's father.)

Mary Bramlet, 69, born in Illinois to a father born in Pennsylvania and a
mother born in Virginia, in her son Sanford/Samuel Jr.'s household in the
1900 Census, Carmi Township, White Co., Ill.

SOURCE: Deb Dennis

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