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Joseph Warren Braley Family
By Frances Fox
Taken from Ye Olde Ancestors, April 30, 1991
Written permission given by the New Boston Genealogy Society
to post this information to the Bowie County TXGenWeb site.
Joseph Warren Braley, 1835-1894 married Virginia Antoinette Lokey, 1849-1922, in Muscogee County, Georgia in 1866 after serving in the Civil War under General Stonewall Jackson. They moved to Crenshaw County, Alabama and then to Cass County, Texas before ending up in Bowie County. Joseph Warren Braley was a man of many talents. He taught school, farmed, and preached the gospel. He was ordained a minister in the Primitive Baptist Church in 1878. Joseph's brother, Rass Braley, also came to Texas and settled in Gonzales. They were the sons of an Irish immigrant, Eramus Braley.
Virginia A Lokey was one of fifteen children born to John Taylor
Lokey and Nancy Ann Tate Anthony. Her family had moved to Georgia
from Maryland in 1807. She was only seventeen when she married
Joseph and they had ten children:
From these 10 children came 52 grandchildren.
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