John David Brantley

b.  Sept. abt. 1866-1870 

d. 1313 June 1940 in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax, NC
buried: 15 June 1940 at Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, Halifax, NC

Married twice

(Information from Cheryl White)

Fannie A. Pittman

11 March 1883 in Nash Co., NC

Fannie A. Pittman was born about 1864 in Nash Co., NC and Fannie A. (Pittman) Brantley died before 1898 in either  Nash Co., NC or Halifax Co., NC.


a son and a daughter

Helen Ann (Rose) Turner

20 April 1898 at Enfield, Halifax, NC...she was nee: Rose, widow of Elijah Turner

Helen Ann Rose was born either 31 July 1870/1880 Edgecombe Co., or 31 July 1871/1920 Halifax Co., NC Federal Census & NC Death Certificate. 

Helen Ann (Rose) Turner Brantley died on 07 November 1950 in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax, NC.
  buried on 09 November 1950, beside John David Brantley, at Cedarwood   Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, Halifax, NC. 

Helen had four daughters from her marriage to Elijah Turner.  The baby            daughter, born 15 May 1897, grew up as a Brantley...though, I don't know if John actually ever adopted her.  Then, John and Helen had at least 12 children TOGETHER...for a minimum of AT LEAST 18 children, between the three   people!  Family legend says they had at least 20 children, total.