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John Brashear
and Rebecca Christian

John Brashear b 10 Oct 1819 Sullivan Co TN d 6 Jun 1906; s/o Sampson Brashears and Margaret Bright. John Brashear m. Rebecca Christian b about 1829 KY; d/o Allan Christian. Children of John Brashear and Rebecca Christian; 1. Maletha Brashear b 1846 (may have married Green Swango; Harry Swango)

2. Polly Brashear b 1849 (may have married Anderson Holcomb)

3. Merelda Brashear b 1851 KY (may have married Wilkerson Branson)

4. Allan C Brashear b 2 Jun 1855 Letcher Co KY d Sept 1931 Viper, Letcher Co KY; m. Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Hannah Branson b 19 May 1854 d 1927; d/o James Branson and Sarah Howard. Children of Hannah Branson and Allan C Brashear; i. Rosa Ellen Brashears b 1 May 1874 Viper, Perry Co KY; m. James Madden ii. John Brashears b 1876 iii. James Madison Brashear b 21 Aug 1878 Perry Co KY; m. Hester J Brashear b 20 Mar 1888 Viper, KY d 30 Aug 1956 Viper, KY iv. Green Brashear b 8 Feb 1881 Campton, Wolfe Co KY d 21 Mar 1955 Campton, KY; m. Katherine Madden b 17 Sept 1878; m. (2) Miranda Brown v. Meletha Ann Brashear; m. Floyd Swango vi. Molly Brashear b 6 Jul 1886 Campton, Wolfe Co KY; m. Morton Brown b 26 Apr 1881 vii. Rebecca Brashear b 15 Feb 1889; m. Ernest Brown. viii. Martha Brashear; m. George Lawson

5. Margaret Brashear b 1856; m. William Rose

6. Abigail Brashear b 1857 KY

7. Martha Ann Brashear b 1859; m. Hiram Hogg

8. Sarah Ann Brashear b 2 Jan 1861 KY d 18 Nov 1953 Viper, Perry Co KY; m. John D Whitaker b abt 1855 Letcher Co KY; s/o John W whitaker and Martha Patsy Holcomb.

9. William R Brashear b 16 May 1862 KY d 17 Apr 1953 Campton, Wolfe Co KY; m. (1) Mary Holcomb b 3 Sept 1858. William R Brashear m. (2) Anna "Nannie" Madden

10. Sampson Brashears b 11 Apr 1864 Perry Co KY d 29 May 1942 Romance, White Co AR; m. 18 Jul 1890 Hot Springs, Garland Co AR to Sue Anna W Williams b 29 May 1871 Winona, Montgomery Co MS d 27 Feb 1942; buried Beebe Cemetery, Beebe, White Co AR; d/o William A. C. Williams and Martha Ann Frazier. In the 1880 Census for Arkansas, SueAnna is listed as Susanna. SueAnna was a Nazarene Minister. SueAnna is remembered as being a "stiff willed woman", and "ruled with an iron thumb" (Betty Bausch). As recalled by Betty Bausch, Sue Anna gave Hezekiah all the land that was owned by her. According to Martha Brashears and Ellen Brashears, Sampson divorced Sue Anna and had another family. Children of Sampson Brashears and Sue Anna W Williams;

i. Myrtle Brashears b 22 Nov 1891 KY; m. about 1916 to Charles Eady b about 1881 Arkansas; Charles father was born in Alabama, and his mother was born in Arkansas. Charles was married previously, as he states that he was first married when he was 24 yrs, and Myrtle states that she was first married when she was 25 yrs., and their age difference is ten years. Children of Charles Eady and Myrtle Brashears; I. Elsie Mae Eady b 25 Mar 1918 Arkansas II. Virginia M. Eady III. Glades E. Eady IV. Charles M. Eady

ii. William Carl Brashears b May 1894 KY; m. (1) Rubye Estelle Binns; m. (2) Sallye Gardner b about 1898 Arkansas; Children of William Carl Brashears and Sallye Gardner; I. William Carl Brashears Jr II. Raymond Gardner Brashears

iii. Lee Rilda Brashears b 26 Dec 1895 Wolfe Co KY; m. Amos Jenkins b 8 May 1875 Greenville KY. Children of Amos Jenkins and Lee Rilda Brashears; I. May Alice Jenkins II. L. David Jenkins III. John Harvey Jenkins

iv. Jesse Brashears b 8 Jul 1899 AR d 1 Oct 1918

ii. William Carl Brashears b May 1894 KY; m. (1) Rubye Estelle Binns. William Carl Brashears m. (2) Sallye Gardner b about 1898 Arkansas; Children of William Carl Brashears and Sallye Gardner; I. William Carl Brashears Jr II. Raymond Gardner Brashears

iii. Lee Rilda Brashears b 26 Dec 1895 Wolfe Co KY; m. Amos Jenkins b 8 May 1875 Greenville KY. Children of Amos Jenkins and Lee Rilda Brashears; I. May Alice Jenkins II. L. David Jenkins III. John Harvey Jenkins

iv. Jesse Brashears b 8 Jul 1899 AR d 1 Oct 1918

v. Hezekiah Clifton Brashears b 10 Oct 1901 Armstead, Blount Co AR d 21 Jun 1982 Searcy, White Co AR; m. about 1925 to (2) Edith "Eda" Fowler; Children of Hezekiah Clifton Brashears and Edith "Eda" Fowler; I. Frieda Brashears II. Harold Cloyse Brashears b 10 Jun 1926 Ingleside, AR d 2001 CA

Hezekiah Clifton Brashears; m. about 1922 to (1) Irene Brashears. Child of Hezekiah Clifton Brashears and Irene Brashears; I. Earl Leroy Ferrish Brashears b 25 Jun 1922 d 2 Jan 2004

Hezekiah Clifton Brashears; m. about 1927 to (3) Jewell Mae Garrett b 7 May 1911 Rosboro, Pike Co AR d 21 Feb 1986 West Covina, Los Angeles Co CA; d/o Jesse B Garrett and Mary W "Nettie" Daniels. (14 children). Children of Hezekiah Clifton Brashears and Jewell Mae Garrett; I. Hezekiah Clifton Brashears II. Female Brashears III. Ruby June Brashears b 19 Jun 1933 d 10 Apr 1990 IV. Loise Brashears b 28 May 1935 Augusta KS d 28 May 1935 V. Female Brashears; m. Michael David Yahl b 30 Oct 1951 St Louis MO; child; IV.i. Michelle Yahl. Female Brashears; m. (2) Male Eggers.

Hezekiah Clifton Brashears; m. (4) Ollie Unknown.

(Source: GeneResearcher - genealogy@sharrow.com) According to Martha Brashears, Hezekiah and Jewel owned a restaurant in Judsonia, White County, Arkansas during the 40's. During the time of WWII, Hezekiah was gone for 1-1 1/2 yrs. Hez and Jewel owned a Motel in Phoenix, which is where Ellen Brashears was born. When Hezekiah and Jewel separated, they did not divorce immediately. Years later, Hezekiah filed for divorce on the grounds of desertion. Ellen Brashears recalls that the restaurant was owned during her 7th grade year, because she remembers working there, and then she got married. In the 1930 census, Hezekiah owns his home and is a farmer working on his own account.

vi. Ardela May Brashears b 20 Dec 1903 Cabot, Lonoke Co AR; m. Lonnie C Brannan. Children of Lonnie C Brannan and Ardela May Brashears; I. Joseph Brannan b 6 Sept 1930 d 1932 II. Patricia Brannan b 15 Apr 1940 d 6 Oct 1940 III. 2 more children.

vii. Ella Brashears b 2 Jun 1908; m. Gilbert Welch

11. Louisa Brashear b 21 Oct 1867 Perry Co KY d 5 Oct 1963; m. 1886 to Gideon Hogg b 12 Oct 1854 Kings Creek, Letcher Co KY d 19 Jun 1933; s/o Kelly Hogg and Mary Polly Ison. Children of Gideon Hogg and Louisa Brashears; i. Cullen Hogg b 27 Mar 1888; (Baptist preacher); m. Susan Katherine Brown b 11 Nov 1892 d 30 May 1953. Children of Cullen Hogg and Katherine Brown; i.I. Wendell Hogg b 12 Jul 1912 i.II. Clyde Hogg b 16 Jun 1914 i.III. James Hogg b 2 Apr 1916 i.IV. Cullen Hogg b 29 Jul 1923 i.V. Janette Hogg b 20 Nov 1927. ii. James Hogg b 24 Apr 1892 iii. Luellen Hogg b 8 Feb 1897 d Nov 1967 Cumberland, Harlan Co KY; m. Lincoln Coldiron b 13 Mar 1890. Children of Lincoln Coldiron and Luellen Hogg; iii.I. Lyttle Coldiron b 27 Nov 1913 iii.II. Loretta Coldiron b 28 Nov 1918 iii.III. Lenville Coldiron b 7 Oct 1920. iv. Marie Hogg b 5 Apr 1907; m. 19 Apr 1927 to Nushaud Orren Weldon. v. Grant Hogg; m. Liddie Unknown; m. (2) Etta C Reed vi. Floyd Hogg; m. Enis Boggs. vii. Green Hogg viii. Ethel Hogg

Gideon Hogg b 8 Nov 1854 Letcher Co KY d 19 Jun 1933; m. 1 May 1876 Letcher Co KY to (1) Mary Holcomb b 1854; d/o Henderson Holcomb and Sarah Sally Cornett. Children of Gideon Hogg and Mary Holcomb; i. Leslie Hogg b 21 Jan 1877 d 16 Sept 1946; buried Cornett Cemetery, Blackey KY above Blackey on the Roxana Road across from Arch Cornett farm; m. Anna Cornett b 11 Oct 1887 d 13 Jun 1974; d/o Ance Cornett and Susan Unknown. Children of Leslie Hogg and Anna Cornett; i.I. Everett V Hogg b 3 Jun 1907 i. II. Earl Hogg b 12 Nov 1908; m. Willa Mae Benton. i.III. Alma Hogg b 25 Jul 1910; m. Hillard Kincer i.IV. Estill Hogg b 30 Mar 1912; m. Beatrice Baker i.V. Mae Hogg b 13 Jan 1914; m. Bill Jackson. i.VI. Edith Hogg b 14 Sept 1915; m. John Faul i.VII. Revie Hogg b 15 Jun 1917; m. Powell Walker i.VIII. Cecil B Hogg b 28 Apr 1919 i.IX. 6 more children. ii. Ann Hogg b May 1878 d May 1903; m. John Ison b 10 Oct 1876 d 28 Apr 1928. Child of John Ison and Ann Hogg; ii.I. George Ison b 18 Jun 1900; m. Polly Mitchell.

Gideon Hogg m. 1883 to (2) Cynthia Ann Whitaker b ? d 1884.

12. Elhannon Brashear b 1870 d 1870


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