Brecheen, Brechen Family
I found some papers and newspaper clippings thatmy husbands decease uncle had saved.His daughter ask if I would like to have copies of them and this is what I learned about the Brecheen, Brechen family.
Jesse Brecheen and his brother came to America from England.They arrived in North Carolina and Jesse moved to Tenn. Carroll County, near Clarksburg.
Jesse was married to a Bridges their children were: William David who married Martha Jane Eubanks, Thomas Green who married Sarah Smith, John, Perlee who married twice, a Carnal and Drinkerd, Nerite who married a Dunn, and Nancy who married a Carden.
William David Brecheen, b. Tenn. Died 1905, LA. Children were: John Henry, who married Barbara E. Lowery, James Irven, William (Billy) Marion who married Victoria (Tina) Lowery.
John Henry Brecheen, 15 Feb. 1849, died 31 July 1943 m, 6 May 1882 to Barbara E. Lowery, born 1858 Died, 1935.Their Children were: Nettie Lula b.22 Nov. 1894 m. Herman David McMurray, Sr. on 25 Nov. 1914. Hardy E. Brecheen b. 1906 D. 27 Sept. 1973, Loria b. 1887 D. 1968, m. An Wells. Cora a twin to Loria, d. 1965. Fred Louis b. 5 Jun 1885 d. 1962, m.12 June 1917 to Florence Serena Raborn. Emmie Lee, Charles Milton, m. 13 July 1920 to Bessie Raborn. John married Minnie Raborn. And Frank.
To save time and space I will leave out the dates and just put the names.
Herman David McMurray, Sr. married Nettie Lula Brecheen and their children are:
Hermon David, Jr. married Erma Jane Saizon, Dorothy Lee married Benjamin Harrison Wade, Ernest Edwin married Lucille Ora Valentine, Thomas Dewitt married Willie D. Chandler, and Lathan Louis married G. Merle Covington 2. Connie Faye Ward.
Fred Louis Brecheen married Florence Serena Raborn and their children are: Mildred who married Andrew Husser, Fred Hugh who married Margaret, Leslie Eldred married Lena Bradham, Viola (Dude) married Edmand D. Cockerham, Carmel, Evelyn married Preston Hutchinson, Dwight Everett married 1. Shirley Poche 2. Delsie ?, Donald Aaron.
Fred Hugh Brecheen married Margaret and their children are: Fred Hugh, Jr., Flora who married a Staughn, Elaine married a Roberts, Beth married a Barns.
Dwight Brecheen married Shirley Poche and their children are: Dwight Jr. and Nora Ann.
William (Billy) Marion Brecheen b. 1866 married Victoria (Tina) Lowely and their children are: Claire, Ruth, I have not found out the rest as of today.Billy was a baptist Minester. He preached all over the South.
Thomas Green Brecheen Father Jesse and married to Sarah Smith.Their children are: Nacny Parlee she married a Townsend, Susan Jane married a Rigsby, James Beaver 1. Brandon 2 wife was a Scott.Charles Thomas was married to a McClusky then Bell. William Jesse was married to a Johnson, Byrd, Donnie, Johnny were never married.
John Wesley Rigby married Susan Jane Brecheen and their children were: James Green, Sarah Josephine who married a Beasley, Charles Henssley, Sula Florence who married a Jarrett, Carrie Elnora who married a Belew, Pearl Elizabeth married a Pinckley, Media Louise married a Boln, Willie Jessie, Mabel Clarice married a Rush, Myrtel Annie married a Hall.
I have several other Brecheens but I don't know how they tie into this family.I do know they are part of this family.
If this is of any help to any one please email me.I would like to try and tie in some of the other Brecheens that I have also.