I'm seeking information about the Brickeen family of Giles County, TN.In 1852, Matthew F. Brickeen (born AL in 1831) married Malissa Jane Bearden in Giles County.In 1860 they were living in Lynnville, Giles County, TN, with two children: Josie (b. 1857) and William H. (b. 1860).Elizabeth Bearden (b. 1790 in VA) was also living in their household.
Matthew F. Brickeen was a Confederate soldier, serving in the 3rd Tennessee Infantry during the Civil War.After the war, in 1870, he is listed as living with his wife and children in Lynnville, Giles County.Two more children were born: James A. (b. 1865) and Virginia (b. 1868)
James A. Brickeen moved to Stoddard County, Missouri, where in 1910 he was living with his second wife Della (b. 1874), son Albert (b. 1891), three step-children, Cleveland, Emily, and Elvy Foster, and two sons, Willie Jackson Brickeen (b. 1906) and Robert Matthew Brickeen (b. 1909).