Percy Brantley

b.  9 Dec 1881      d. abt 1950

m. Maude Farmer 1.

b. 24 Oct 1882      d. 1975

Percy, Maude, Durand and Hallie are buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Spring Hope, Nash County, NC

Durand Brantley

b. 1907   d. 1973

m. Esther

3 children

1 son killed at about age 12-14

2 daughters: Alice, Linda (b. abt 1944)  in Brentwood, NY

John J. (Jacob?) Brantley

b. 1915    d. 1999

m. Wilma

d. 1996

1 son, Johnny

John lived in Roanoke Rapids, NC where he was a tax collector and he is buried in Roanoke Rapids.


Hallie C. Brantley

b.  June 1910     d. 1996

m1. Ralph Hales

2 children

1. Helen m. John Jennings Dunlap (Anson county)
2. Ralph (Aaron) m. Sylvia Arnold, 2 sons: Mike and Rick

m2. William Perry Wheless2.

1 son, William Perry Wheless, Jr.

m. Carolyn Suit

1 son, William Perry Wheless, III



1.  Cleora Dew  was the daughter of Arthur Bardin Dew and Edith Barnes. Cleora was born 21 Oct 1859 and died 17  March 1923. She married John Farmer and they had a daughter Edith Maude who married Percy Brantley.  Maude was one of 11 children. They were: John Herman Farmer b 1789, William Floyd Farmer b 11 Mar 1881, Edith Maude Farmer b 24 Oct 1882, Arthur Cleveland Farmer b 12 Mar 1884, Cleora Farmer (Westry) b 24 Jan 1887, Annie Lela Farmer b 24 June 1888, Bessie Irene Farmer (Boyette) b 5 Aug 1892, Guy Farmer b Apr 1894, Lula Ruth Farmer b 1 Jun 1897, Nannie Farmer b 9 Aug 1902, and Albert Farmer b aft 1900.

2.  William Perry Wheless was the son of Bettie J. Perry and John R. Wheless.  After, William Perry Wheless was born, Bettie died.  John R. remarried Lillian and had a son named John R. Wheless, Jr.