John David Brantley
b. Sept. abt. 1866-1870
d. 1313 June 1940 in Roanoke Rapids,
buried: 15 June 1940 at Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids,
(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
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
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.