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Darryl Smith: A Brawner buried in Brawner Smith Cemetery

Raises possibility the cemetery was named for her

Darryl Smith writes:
Hi again, Ed. Thank Mr. Rogers for the information. I think I know where that graveyard is now, it's on the county map and I overlaid it on Google. Anyway, there is a Brawner (maiden name) there: Elizabeth S. Brawner Smith. She was the daughter of John and Ann Speake Brawner. She married Wyatt Smith. Her parents, John and Ann (possibly Nancy) are probably buried there. Usually (well, generally) the cemetery gets it's name from the first people interred there.

Her daughter was also named Elizabeth, and she married Edmund Pendleton Waggener on August 20, 1855 in the presence of Reuben M. Waggener and Mary Cravens. --Darryl Smith
Comments re article 79952 BrawnerSmith Cemetery is off Pelly Lane on Linda Taylor farm

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