Indiana McCaslins

Mary Smith WellsAge: 66 years18201887

Name
Mary Smith Wells
Married name
Mary Smith Branaman
Birth January 15, 1820 25
Source: Find a Grave
MarriageChristian BranamanView this family
December 2, 1841 (Age 21 years)
Note: Marriage license issued 30 Nov 1841.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Emeline Branaman
August 26, 1843 (Age 23 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a daughter
#2
Martha Branaman
about 1845 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3
William Branaman
about 1847 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Daniel Branaman
about 1848 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Lawson Branaman
about 1849 (Age 28 years)
Census 1850 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Jacob S Branaman
about 1851 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Henrietta (Rettie) Branaman
September 29, 1852 (Age 32 years)
Source: S3326
Birth of a son
#8
Christian J Branaman
about 1855 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Alice Branaman
April 11, 1856 (Age 36 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a son
#10
Abraham Branaman
about 1858 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sonDaniel Branaman
before 1859 (Age 38 years)

Note: He is missing from the 1860 census and there is another child born in Sept 1859 who is also named Daniel.
Birth of a son
#11
Daniel H Branaman
about September 1859 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#12
Frances Branaman
about September 1859 (Age 39 years)
Census 1860 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#13
G Mc (McClelland) Branaman
about 1862 (Age 41 years)
Census 1870 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childCollin Hill McCaslinHenrietta (Rettie) BranamanView this family
February 14, 1877 (Age 57 years)
Death January 10, 1887 (Age 66 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial after January 10, 1887
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Clearspring Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 14738391)
Family with parents - View this family
mother
herself
Family with Christian Branaman - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: December 2, 1841, Jackson, Indiana
21 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
2 years
son
2 years
son
3 years
son
21 months
daughter
3 years
son
15 months
daughter
3 years
son
21 months
son
1 month
daughter
3 years
son

Marriage

Marriage license issued 30 Nov 1841.

Burial

Clearspring Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 14738391)

Shared note

Christian Branaman and Mary S Wells, being of age, were issued a marriage license on 30 Nov 1841. They were married on 2 Dec 1841 by Jm N Robertson [sic], M.G. [Minister of the Gospel.

In the 1850 US Federal Census for Owen, Jackson, Indiana, 29-year-old tanner Christian Branaman owns $1000 worth of real estate. He and his 30-year-old wife Mary [Smith Wells] Branman have in their household their children, 6-year-old Emaline, 5-year-old Martha, 4-year-old William T, 2-year-old Daniel H and one-year-old Lawson, and 20-year-old tanner John Wagoner. Emaline and Martha have attended school in the past year.

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Owen, Jackson, Indiana, 39-year-old Christian Branaman has changed professions as he is now a prosperous farmer with $6,000 worth of real estate and $1,300 worth of personal property. He and his 40-year-old wife Mary [Smith Wells] have in their household their children, 16-year-old Emeline, 15-year-old Martha, 13-year-old William, 11-year-old Lawson, 9-year-old Jacob W, 7-year-old Henrietta, 5-year-old Christian, 4-year-old Alice, 2-year-old Abraham, and the 9-month old twins Daniel H and Frances, and Marys 65-year-old widowed mother Sally Wells.

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Owen, Jackson, Indiana, 49-year-old Chris [Christian] Branaman is still a prosperous farmer with $6,385 worth of real estate and $2,385 worth of personal property. He and his 50-year-old wife M. S. [Mary Smith Wells] have in their household their children, 25-year-old Martha, 23-year-old W.T [William T], 21-year-old Lawson, 19-year-old J.W. [Jacob W}, 17-year-old Henrietta, 15-year-old C.J. [Christian], 12-year-old Abraham, the 9-year-old twins D.H. [Daniel H] and Frances, and 8-year-old G Mc [McClelland], and Christians 65-year-old farmer father James Branaman who is illiterate. Emaline and Alice are missing from the household. Emaline is old enough to have married, and Alice reappears in the 1880 Census.