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Query: Still looking for graves of John & Nancy Brawner

By Genna Vinson Twomey

I was in Columbia last summer with cousins from Elizabethtown KY, Larry and Elanor Brawner. Our common relative was John Brawner from Larue County, grandson of John (1762-1842) and Nancy Speake Brawner (1765-1852), early settlers in Adair County.

Their son, our 3rd great grandfather, William Brawner, died 1843. His wife, Mary Melinda Carlisle and their 10 children moved to Hardin/Larue County after his death.


Find a Grave has a list of people in the Brawner Smith Cemetery one of which was John and Nancy Brawner's daughter Elizabeth Brawner Smith (m. Wyatt Smith).

From my research John and Nancy may be buried somewhere else in Adair County according to Abstract Graves of Revolutionary Patriots:
Name - Cemetery - Location - Reference
MILLER, Joseph; Brawner Cem on Crocus Creek, Adair Co., KY 49; Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.3, p. Serial: 11393; Volume: 3
Don't know if this is the same location as the Brawner Smith Cemetery. Would be great if someone there would know or help us find these graves. Thanks - Genna Vinson Twomey 3/28/2016 Comments re article 79944 Query received Wants information on BrawnerSmith Cemetery


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