Lavinia Talbott was born April 5, 1813, in Newtown Virginia, and her death occuring Nov. 2, 1905, she was in her ninetythird year.She was the daughter of Rev. John and Margaret Talbott, and after her mother's death when she was nine years old, she lived with her grandparents in Sheperdstown, Virginia.In 1832 she came to Urbana (Ohio) to visit an aunt and here she met Mr. Joseph C. Brand, and they were married July 4th of that same year.Nine children were born to them, five of whom are living:Thomas Talbott Brand, Sr., Joseph Coulson Brand, Mary Lavinia Whitlock, John Francis Brand and Ella Brand Ross.The deceased are Ellen and Ivva Brand, William A. Brand and Belle Brand Ross.
Pall Bearers were Brand Whitlock, of Toledo, Dr. Frank and Dr. Thomas Brand Charles Brand, John R. Ross, Carl Ross, Coleman Ross, all grandsons of Mrs. Brand and Garnett Brand a great grandson.