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I looked and looked and looked, but though I should have been able to find this couple and their children in the 1870 and 1880 censuses, I was unable to.  If anyone knows where to find them in these census records, please let me know?


CENSUS: 1900 US.

Huntington town, Emery, Utah Enumeration District: 0197 Page: 6 Sheet A

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John L Brasher Head W M Aug 1843 56 M 34 yrs  Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky   Farmer

Eliza Brasher Wife W F July 1849 50 M 34 yrs 11 children 8 living  England England England imigrated 1862 38 yrs Na (naturalized)

Rubin Brasher Son W M July 1877 22 S  Utah Kentucky England  At School

Lesil Brasher Son W M May 1880 20 S  Utah Kentucky England  Farm Laborer

Francis M Brasher Son W M July 1884 15 S  Utah Kentucky England  At School

Bertha Brasher Daughter W F Apr 1888 12 S  Utah Kentucky England  At School

(daughter Clara Brasher Grange’s family is next door on one side and daughter Temperance Brasher Sherman’s family is next door on the other side)

Film Number: 1241683 Image Number: 00187 (more…)


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I have in my files the following biography of John Leasil Brasher, written by Kenneth J Brasher as the John L. Brasher family credential, and I don’t have any idea what that would be for.  Any information would be greatly appreciated.



Grandfather John Leasil Brasher was the first of seven children born to Andrew Jackson Brasher and Temperence Goodwin Stone, offspring of sturdy pioneer people, who left Virginia and South Carolina and came to Kentucky.  Here they cleared forests and made large plantations (more…)

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Since no one has said I can’t post this, I will go ahead, hoping that I transcribed it correctly (and if I didn’t, someone will contact me about any necessary corrections).

Perdita Brockbank Guymon put her address at the bottom of this biography, but because this is a public blog, I’m not going to include it.


My Grandfather, John Leasil Brasher, was born on the 9th of August, 1843,  in Lyon County, Kentucky. His parents were Andrew Jackson Brasher and Temperence Goodwin Stone.

Grandfather was the oldest child of a family of seven. Their names (more…)

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First of all, I  found the following biography in “Prominent Citizens of Huntington” HISTORY OF SANPETE AND EMERY COUNTIES, pp 646, 647, 1898:

“Brasher, John L., farmer and local agent for the Co-op Wagon and Machine Company in Emery county, son of Andrew J. and Temperance, was born in Caldwell county, Kentucky, August 9 1843. His father owned a fine plantation and he grew up on the farm. Just before the fall of Fort Donelson he enlisted in the Confederate Army (more…)

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