Elizabeth A. Brantley1

Female, #9993, (8 Oct 1834 - 4 Mar 1915)
Father*Joseph Van Buren Brantley (6 Aug 1813 - 18 Feb 1893)
Mother*Emily Katherine Travis (26 Mar 1814 - 23 Dec 1870)
Birth*8 Oct 1834 Elizabeth was born at Conecuh Co., Alabama, on 8 Oct 1834.1 
1840 Census1 Jun 1840 Elizabeth was probably a free white female, age 5 and under 10, in Joseph Van Buren Brantley's household, on the 1840 Census at Conecuh Co., Alabama.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Emily, Elizabeth, Eliza, William, Susan, Joseph, Edwin and John was listed as a household member living with Joseph Van Buren Brantley on the 1850 Census at Conecuh Co., Alabama.3 
Photographed*say 19 Dec 1850 She was photographed say 19 Dec 1850 at Conecuh Co., Alabama.4
Cornelius Alexander & Elizabeth (Brantley) Thames
Marriage*19 Dec 1850 She married Cornelius Alexander Thames at Conecuh Co., Alabama, on 19 Dec 1850 at age 16.5 
Married Namecirca 1851  As of circa 1851, her married name was Thames. 
Birth of Son4 Nov 1851 Her son Alexander Travis Thames was born on 4 Nov 1851 at Conecuh Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son15 Jul 1854 Her son John Mark Thames was born on 15 Jul 1854 at Conecuh Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son2 Nov 1855 Her son James Thomas Thames was born on 2 Nov 1855 at Conecuh Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son25 Sep 1858 Her son Cornelius Adam Thames was born on 25 Sep 1858 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.6 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Elizabeth, Alexander, John, James, Cornelius and Mary was listed as a household member living with Cornelius Alexander Thames in the 1860 Census at Conecuh Co., Alabama.7 
Birth of Son8 Oct 1866 Her son Jesse Edwin Thames was born on 8 Oct 1866 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.8,9,10 
Birth of Son22 Oct 1868 Her son William Charles Thames was born on 22 Oct 1868 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.11 
Deed16 Nov 1868 She granted a deed on 16 Nov 1868 at Conecuh Co., Alabama,

C.A. & E.A. Thames to W,D.J. Collins, Book A, page 372.12 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Elizabeth, Alexander, John, James, Cornelius, Mary, Jesse and William listed as a household member living with Cornelius Alexander Thames on the 1870 Census at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.13 
Death of Mother23 Dec 1870 Her mother Emily Katherine Travis died on 23 Dec 1870 at Putnam Co., Florida.14 
Birth of Son17 Feb 1875 Her son Stephen Ellis Thames was born on 17 Feb 1875 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.6 
Birth of Son29 Nov 1878 Her son Nathaniel Thames was born on 29 Nov 1878 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.6 
Photographedsay 1880 She was photographed say 1880 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.4
Cornelius Alexander & Elizabeth (Brantley) Thames
1880 Census1 Jun 1880 Elizabeth was listed as Cornelius Alexander Thames's wife on the 1880 Census at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.15 
Deed16 May 1890 She granted a deed on 16 May 1890 at Conecuh Co., Alabama,

C.A. & E.A. Thames to Richard Williams, Book O, page 472.12 
Deed28 Dec 1892 She granted a deed to Jesse Edwin Thames on 28 Dec 1892 at Conecuh Co., Alabama,

C.A. Thames & wife to J.E. Thames, Book S, page 151.12 
Death of Father18 Feb 1893 Her father Joseph Van Buren Brantley died on 18 Feb 1893 at Loango, Covington Co., Alabama
Deed*1 Jul 1893 She granted a deed to William Charles Thames on 1 Jul 1893 at Conecuh Co., Alabama,

Wm. C. Thames from C.A. Thames & wife, Book P, page 105.12 
Photographed*circa 1895 She was photographed circa 1895 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.16
Elizabeth A. (Brantley) Thames
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Elizabeth was listed as Cornelius Alexander Thames's wife on the 1900 Census at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.17 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Elizabeth was listed as Cornelius Alexander Thames's wife on the 1910 Census at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.18 
Death of Spouse29 Apr 1912 Her husband Cornelius Alexander Thames died on 29 Apr 1912 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.19 
Death of Son7 Jan 1914 Her son Jesse Edwin Thames died on 7 Jan 1914 at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama.10 
Death*4 Mar 1915 She died at Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama, on 4 Mar 1915 at age 80.1 
Burial*circa 6 Mar 1915 Her body was interred circa 6 Mar 1915 at Brooklyn Baptist Church Cemetery, Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., Alabama

Family

Cornelius Alexander Thames (29 Nov 1830 - 29 Apr 1912)
Marriage*19 Dec 1850 She married Cornelius Alexander Thames at Conecuh Co., Alabama, on 19 Dec 1850 at age 16.5 
Children
ChartsWLC / Warren L. Culpepper Ancestral Chart
WLC / Thomas Thames: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 Dec 2009

Citations

  1. E-mail to Warren L. Culpepper from Lee Y. Ponder (Thames researcher), 5611 Cypress Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32303, e-mail address.
  2. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Unk Twp, Conecuh Co., AL, page 260, Ancestry.com image 4 transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    Joseph V. Brantley, 1M0-4, 1M20-29, 2F0-4, 1F5-9, 1F20-29.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Page 335B, Family 48, Ancestry.com image 10, Unk Twp, Conecuh Co., AL
    Joseph V. Brantley, 37, M, SC, Farmer, $600
    Emily Brantley, 36, F, SC
    Elizabeth Brantley, 16, F, AL
    Eliza Brantley, 13, F, AL
    William Brantley, 13, M, AL
    Jemima Brantley, 10, F, AL
    Susan Brantley, 10, F, AL
    Joseph Brantley, 6, M, AL
    Edwin Brantley, 3, M, AL
    John Brantley, 1, M, AL
    John McBride, 15, M, SC, Farmer.
  4. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.
  5. "Mr. & Mrs. Thames were married December 19, 1850." (From an article in a 15 Jul 1908 Conecuh County newspaper, written by a guest at a reunion of the C. A. Thames family).
  6. , Mary Elizabeth Brantley Thames Family Bible.
  7. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Evergreen, Conecuh Co., AL, page 1000, Hse 335, fam 315.
    Ancestry.com Image 44. transcription by Warren Culpepper
    Cornelius Thames, 29, M, Carpenter, RE=500, PE=1000, AL
    Elizabeth Thames, 25, F, AL
    Alex Thames, 8, M, AL
    Jno Thames, 5, M, AL
    James Thames, 4, M, AL
    Adam Thames, 1, M, AL
    Mary Thames, 3/12, F, AL.
  8. Conecuh County Court, Conecuh Co., AL, Register of Births and Deaths, 1881-1894 GSU, Salt Lake City, 1989 (FHL Film 1,631,609 #1-2) .
  9. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project, Ancestry.com: Rootsweb.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/
    "Pressley-Price Family Tree" Nancy Presley-Holley. <e-mail address>
  10. Lee Ponder says that the Bible of Elizabeth A. Brantley Thames lists Jesse Thames b 8 Oct 1866 and d 7 Jan 1914.
  11. E-mail to Warren L. Culpepper from Lee Y. Ponder (Thames researcher), 5611 Cypress Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32303, e-mail address.
    Cites the Bible of Elizabeth A Brantley Thames.
  12. Conecuh County Court, Conecuh Co., AL, Direct Index to Deeds A-Z 1866-1901 GSU, Salt Lake City, 1989 (FHL Film 1,630,472 #1) .
  13. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Beat 7, Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., AL, page 3, Transcription by Gertrude Stevens
    Cornelius Thames, 39, M, Wheelwright, RE=400, PE=300, AL
    Elizabeth Thames, 35, F, AL
    Alex Thames, 18, M, Mail messenger, AL
    John Thames, 16, M, Farm Laborer, AL
    James Thames, 14, M, Farm Laborer, AL
    Adam Thames, 11, M, AL
    Mary Thames, 10, F, AL
    Jesse Thames, 3, M, AL
    William Thames, 1, M, AL.
  14. e-mail address Greg Wilson, compiler, Paran Baptist Church Cemetery, Paran Baptist Church Cemetery Association, Mar 2005.
    http://parancemetery.tripod.com/
    Paran Baptist Church Cemetery, Melrose, Putnam Co., FL
    Lot-Section, Name, Born - Died
    O-91, Brantley, Benjamin N., Aug 30 1850 - Feb 2 1929
    F-131, Brantley, Charles A., Sep 12 1955 - Sep 4 1972
    P-90, Brantley, D. E. Goodson, Aug 19 1850 - Jan 26 1914
    O-90, Brantley, Delila, May 1 1818 - Jul 25 1909
    J-87, Brantley, Emily K., Mar 26 1814 - Dec 23 1870
    I-87, Brantley, Infant Levi, No Dates
    D-131, Brantley, Lillie, Feb 22 1886 - Jul 15 1977
    R-90, Brantley, Robert T., Jan 25 1854 - Feb 15 1919
    N-91, Brantley, Sarah G., Sep 9 1843 - Sep 9 1928
    E-131, Brantley, Weldon, May 26 1880 - Oct 7 1969.
  15. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Brooklyn, Conecuh Co., AL, page 87C, based on LDS CD transcription
    Cornelius A. Thames, HH, 50, AL, NC, SC, Farmer
    Elizabeth Thames, Wife, 46, AL, SC, AL
    Mary Thames, Dau, 20, AL, AL, AL
    Jessey Thames, Son, 13, AL, AL, AL
    William Thames, Son, 11, AL, AL, AL
    Elizabeth Thames, Dau, 9, AL, AL, AL
    Lucey Thames, Dau, 6, AL, AL, AL
    Stephen Thames, Son, 4, AL, AL, AL
    Nathaniel Thames, Son, 1, AL, AL, AL.
  16. E-mail written 2003-2007 to Warren Culpepper from Vivian McLendon Pridgen-Brockway (#43320), e-mail address.
  17. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 51, Page 239A, Family 155, Gen.com img 17, Brooklyn Precinct 7, Conecuh Co., AL
    Cornelius A. Thames, Head, Nov 1830, 69, md 49 years, AL, SC, SC, Farmer
    Elizabeth A. Thames, Head, Oct 1834, 65, md 49 years, 13 children/11 living, AL, AL, SC
    Lucy J. Thames, Daughter, Mar 1873, 27, S, AL, AL, AL.
  18. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 40, Page 132B, Genealogy.com image 20, Family 172, Brooklyn Precinct 7, Conecuh Co., AL
    Cornelius Thames, Head, M, 79, Md1 59 yrs, AL/AL/AL, able to read/write, Confederate Army Vet
    Elizabeth Thames, Wife, F, 75, Md1 59 yrs, ch 12/12, AL/AL/AL, able to read/write.
  19. From a tribute from a comrad in a 15 May 1912, Conecuh County newspaper, provided by Hub Broughton in e-mail of 2 Aug 2002.