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ELIZA ANN OLLIFF (1.4.4.7) is the daughter of John Olliff and Lucy (Kirkland) Olliff.  Eliza was born on born on December 9, 1856 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  On December 11, 1873, Eliza Olliff married Robert E. “Roberson” Brannen (born November 5, 1851 in Georgia) in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Robert and Eliza Brannen were the parents of eight children:

  Julia Ann Brannen (1.4.4.7.1), b. June 24, 1875, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Remer Brannen, b. May 31, 1877, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Lemuel E. Brannen (1.4.4.7.3), b. July 1, 1878, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Mathew Brannen, b. February 23, 1880, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Ida E. Brannen, b. March 25, 1884, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Jincey Brannen (1.4.4.7.6), b. September 23, 1887, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Cora Anna Brannen, b. October 28, 1892, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Lucy Lee Brannen, b. August 30, 1895, Bulloch County, Georgia

From 1880 to 1900, Roberson and Eliza Brannen were living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Eliza (Olliff) Brannen died July 30, 1900.  In 1908, Roberson Brannen and his second wife, Susan Brannen (born 1872 in Georgia), were married.  Roberson E. Brannen died on December 11, 1933.  Remer Brannen died as a child on October 12, 1879.  Mathew Brannen died as a child on August 5, 1884.  Ida E. Brannen died as a teenager on September 5, 1901.  On November 27, 1910, Cora Brannen married Remer Lane Lanier (born March 27, 1885).  Cora (Brannen) Lanier died on October 18, 1975.  Lucy Lee Brannen died as a child on February 20, 1897.

References:  1)  1880, 1900 and 1910 Census, Bulloch County, Georgia;  2)  Letter, Camilla (Akins) Lanier to Robert Casey, March 8, 1983;  3)  “Olliff Family Lineage,” by John M. Winskie, 1988;  4)  Letter, Lucille (Brannen) DeLoach to Robert Casey, August, 1992

JULIA ANN BRANNEN (1.4.4.7.1) is the daughter of Robert E. Brannen and Eliza Ann (Olliff) Brannen.  Julia was born on June 24, 1875 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  On December 2, 1897, Julia Brannen married John H. Brannen in Bulloch County, Georgia.  John was born on May 25, 1874 in Bulloch County, Georgia and is the son of Alexander Brannen and Sarah (Hodges) Brannen.  John’s brother, Pleasant Burton Brannen, married Julia Brannen’s cousin, Daisy Akins (1.4.6.1.7).  From 1900 to 1910, John and Julia Brannen were living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  John and Julia Brannen were the parents of six children:

  Robert Eval Brannen (twin), b. August 17, 1898, Statesboro, Georgia
  Alex Deal Brannen (twin), b. August 17, 1898, Statesboro, Georgia
  Eliza Brannen, b. October 23, 1900, Statesboro, Georgia
  John Lehman Brannen, b. May 30, 1903, Statesboro, Georgia
  Julia Eileen Brannen (1.4.4.7.1.5), b. November 10, 1908, Statesboro, Georgia
  Sara Lucille Brannen (1.4.4.7.1.6), b. May 27, 1915, Statesboro, Georgia

John H. Brannen died on February 28, 1960 in Bulloch County, Georgia and Julia (Brannen) Brannen died on May 6, 1968 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Both were buried there in the Bethlehem Church Cemetery in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Robert Brannen died on October 3, 1960 and was buried in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Alex Brannen died on December 7, 1973 and was buried in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Eliza Brannen died as a child on August 20, 1904.  John L. Brannen died as a child on April 20, 1915 and was buried in Bulloch County, Georgia.

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References:  1)  1900 and 1910 Census, Bulloch County, Georgia;  2)  Letter, Lucille (Brannen) DeLoach to Robert Casey, August, 1992

JULIA EILEEN BRANNEN (1.4.4.7.1.5) is the daughter of John H. Brannen and Julia Ann (Brannen) Brannen.  Eileen was born on November 10, 1908 in Statesboro, Georgia.  On November 26, 1936, Eileen Brannen married W. Luke Hendrix in Statesboro, Georgia.  Luke was born on February 18, 1912 in Statesboro, Georgia and is the son of Melvin Hendrix and Julia (Brannen) Hendrix.  Luke and Eileen Hendrix were the parents of two children:

  Julia Ann Hendrix, b. November 17, 1938, Statesboro, Georgia
  John Melvin Hendrix, b. December 20, 1939, Statesboro, Georgia

Eileen (Brannen) Hendrix died on August 22, 1989 in Bulloch County, Georgia and was buried there in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.  On December 5, 1965, Julia Hendrix married Thomas Anderson in Statesboro, Georgia.  Thomas was born on January 21, 1938 in Bulloch County, Georgia and is the son of O. C. Anderson and Ruby (Wynn) Anderson.  Thomas and Julia Anderson have three children:  -  Julie Anderson, b. December 21, 1967, Atlanta, Georgia,  -  Cathy Anderson (twin), b. November 17, 1970, Atlanta, Georgia,  -  Jenny Anderson (twin), b. November 17, 1970, Atlanta, Georgia.

On December 19, 1965, John M. Hendrix married Grace Lanier in Statesboro, Georgia.  Grace is the daughter of Ben Lanier and Alexa (Hendrix) Lanier.  John and Grace Hendrix had one daughter:  -  Joy Hendrix, b. September 26, 1966, Statesboro, Georgia.  John M. Hendrix died on January 24, 1987 in Augusta, Georgia and was buried in the Bethlehem Church Cemetery in Bulloch County, Georgia.  On March 9, 1991, Joy Hendrix married Tim Sawyer.

Reference:  1)  Letter, Lucille (Brannen) DeLoach to Robert Casey, August, 1992

SARA LUCILLE BRANNEN (1.4.4.7.1.6) is the daughter of John H. Brannen and Julia Ann (Brannen) Brannen.  Lucille was born on May 27, 1915 in Statesboro, Georgia.  On December 24, 1943, Lucille Brannen married Jesse Howell DeLoach in Statesboro, Georgia.  Jesse was born on January 29, 1904 in Bryan County, Georgia and is the son of Zachery Taylor DeLoach (born 1877, Georgia) and Mary Beulah (Mitchell) DeLoach (born 1880).  Jesse was previously married to Juanita Harvey (born 1910) and they had two children:  Jay Howell DeLoach, b. August 20, 1930,  Lyle DeLoach (born June 9, 1933)  Jesse and Lucille DeLoach were the parents of two children:

  Lee Hardy DeLoach, b. November 2, 1947, Statesboro, Georgia
  Mary Sue DeLoach, b. February 1, 1951, Statesboro, Georgia

Jesse DeLoach died on May 11, 1964 in Fort Stewart, Georgia and was buried in the Eastside Cemetery in Statesboro, Georgia.  On March 23, 1970, Lee DeLoach married Sharon Mixon in Ocilla, Georgia.  Sharon is the daughter of Harry Mixon and Lila Louise (Lee) Mixon.  Lee and Sharon DeLoach have two children:  -  Brian Mixon DeLoach, b. September 9, 1973, Statesboro, Georgia,  -  Leslie Brook DeLoach, b. February 7, 1977, Statesboro, Georgia.

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On March 20, 1971, Mary Sue DeLoach married John Robert Smith, Jr.  John was born on March 23, 1948 in Cuthbert, Georgia and is the son of John Robert Smith and Mary Bennett (Giles) Smith.  John and Mary Sue Smith have three children:  -  Brannen Giles Smith, b. April 27, 1982, Augusta, Georgia,  -  Mary Lucy Smith, b. April 26, 1986, Savannah, Georgia,  -  Sarah Ann Smith, b. September 16, 1988, Augusta, Georgia.

References:  1)  Letter, Lucille (Brannen) DeLoach to Robert Casey, August, 1992;  2)  Internet Database, Javan M. DeLoach, December, 1997

LEMUEL E. BRANNEN (1.4.4.7.3) is the son of Robert E. Brannen and Eliza Ann (Olliff) Brannen.  Lem was born on July 1, 1878 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  On January 6, 1901, Lem E. Brannen married Frances Clifford Smith (born September 2, 1879 in Georgia).  In 1910, Lem and Clifford Brannen were living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Lem and Clifford Brannen were the parents of two daughters:

  Wilma Bennie Brannen, b. April 27, 1903, Georgia
  Erma Bell Brannen, b. June 13, 1912

Clifford (Smith) Brannen died on March 24, 1950 and Lemuel E. Brannen died on February 29, 1954.  Wilma Brannen married Ralph Edward McRae (born April 10, 1891) in Jacksonville, Florida and they had one son:  -  Ralph Elwood McRae, Jr., b. September 3, 1931.  Wilma (Brannen) McRae died on October 23, 1974 and was buried in Jacksonville, Florida.  Ralph McRae, Sr. died on July 21, 1957.  On September 11, 1956, Ralph McRae, Jr. married Pinkey Lovator White (born February 16th) and they have one son:  -  Charles “Chuck” Ralph McRae, b. July 16th.  On December 11, 1982, Chuck McRae and his wife, Deanna McRae (born February 24, 1958) were married.  Chuck and Deanna McRae have two children:  -  Ginger McRae, b. December 12, 1984,  -  Kenny McRae, b. September 23, 1987.

On July 13, 1937, Erma Brannen married J. B. Rushing (born September 23, 1911) and they had one daughter:  -  Carley Annette Rushing, b. January 26, 1945.  J. B. Rushing died on April 4, 1980 and Erma (Brannen) Rushing died on June 3, 1984 in Statesboro, Georgia.  On April 17, 1966, Carley Rushing married Dewitt Alderman, Jr. (born April 18, 1943) and they have no children.

References:  1)  1910 Census, Bulloch County, Georgia;  2)  “Bulloch Times,” July 15, 1937;  3)  Letter, Lucille (Brannen) DeLoach to Robert Casey, August, 1992 and September, 1992

JINCEY BRANNEN (1.4.4.7.6) is the daughter of Robert E. Brannen and Eliza Ann (Olliff) Brannen.  Jincey was born on September 23, 1887 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Jincey Brannen married Bertram A. Aldred.  Bertram was born on February 24, 1878 in Georgia and is the son of Billy Aldred and Lizzie (Stephens) Aldred.  In 1910, Bertram and Jincey Aldred were living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Bertram and Jincey Aldred were the parents of three children:

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  Grace Lee Aldred, b. November 29, 1909, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Louise Aldred, b. August 15, 1911, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Julia Aldred, b. August 1, 1914, Bulloch County, Georgia

Bertram Aldred died on March 25, 1933 and Jincey (Brannen) Aldred died on August 25, 1971.  Both were buried in the Eastside Cemetery in Statesboro, Georgia.  In 1935, Grace Aldred married George Jarriel.  George was born on August 28, 1909 and is the son of Lester Jarriel.  George and Grace Jarriel had no children.  George Jarriel died on December 6, 1942 and was buried in the Eastside Cemetery in Statesboro, Georgia.  Louise Aldred married Charles Melvin and they have one son:  -  Robert Melvin.  Louise (Aldred) Melvin died on August 31, 1990.  On March 24, 1944, Julia Aldred married Bill Williams and they have no children.

References:  1)  1910 Census, Bulloch County, Georgia;  2)  “Bulloch Times,” August 15, 1935;  3)  “Bulloch County, Georgia Cemeteries” (Eastside Cemetery), 1981;  4)  Letter, Lucille (Brannen) DeLoach to Robert Casey, August, 1992

REBECCA A. OLLIFF (1.4.4.8) is the daughter of John Olliff and Lucy (Kirkland) Olliff.  Rebecca was born on March 17, 1858 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  On December 31, 1874, Rebecca Olliff married John William Williams (born December 12, 1851 in Georgia) in Bulloch County, Georgia.  John and Rebecca Williams were the parents of eleven children:

  Jefferson D. Williams, b. April, 1876, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Florence W. Williams, b. 1878, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Emit P. Williams, b. March 5, 1879, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Ada Belle Williams, b. May 7, 1880, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Henry O. Williams, b. September 2, 1881, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Hal Williams, b. February 4, 1883, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Frank Ingram Williams (1.4.4.8.7), b. August 14, 1884, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Lehman W. Williams (1.4.4.8.8), b. February, 1886, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Margaret M. Williams, b. March 20, 1887, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Georgia Williams, b. November, 1888, Bulloch County, Georgia
  Mane Williams

In 1880, John and Rebecca Williams were living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Rebecca (Olliff) Williams died on May 5, 1899 and was buried in the Excelsior Cemetery in Bulloch County, Georgia.  In 1900, John Williams and his family were still living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  On March 14, 1901, John W. Williams married a second time to Rebecca Pauline McCoy (born January 22, 1867) and Rebecca died on November 14, 1904.  On June 21, 1905, John W. Williams married a third time to Dicey Sharpe in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Dicey was born on May 26, 1862 and is the daughter of Robert Duke Sharpe and Martha Ann (Ennis) Sharpe.  In 1910, John and Dicey Williams were living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  John W. Williams died on July 7, 1933 and Dicey (Sharpe) Williams died on October 26, 1946.  Both were buried in the Eastside Cemetery in Statesboro, Georgia.

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In 1900, Jefferson Williams and his wife, Beulah Williams (born May of 1880 in Georgia), were living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Emit P. Williams died as an infant on July 11, 1879 and was buried in the Excelsior Cemetery in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Ada Williams died of typhoid fever on November 16, 1902 and was buried in the Excelsior Cemetery in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Henry O. Williams died as a child on September 7, 1891 and was buried in the Excelsior Cemetery in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Hal Williams died as an infant on November 12, 1883 and was buried in the Excelsior Cemetery in Bulloch County, Georgia.  A daughter of John and Rebecca Williams married J. W. Holland.

References:  1)  1880, 1900 and 1910 Censuses, Bulloch County, Georgia;  2)  “Statesboro News,” March 22, 1901, November 21, 1902, June 23, 1905, November 10, 1914;  3)  “Bulloch Times,” June 22, 1905, December 18, 1925, September 30, 1926;  4)  “Bulloch County, Georgia Cemeteries” (Eastside Cemetery, Excelsior Cemetery), 1981;  5)  Letter, Camilla (Akins) Lanier to Robert Casey, March 8, 1983;  6)  “Olliff Family Lineage,” by John M. Winskie, 1988

FRANK INGRAM WILLIAMS (1.4.4.8.7) is the son of John William Williams and Rebecca A. (Olliff) Williams.  Frank was born on August 14, 1884 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  On December 9, 1908, Frank Williams married Cora Everett in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Cora was born in June of 1885 in Bulloch County, Georgia and is the daughter of Joshua Everett and Jenny (Dekle) Everett.  Frank and Cora Williams were the parents of one son:

  Frank “Everett” Williams, b. November 1, 1909, Bulloch County, Georgia

In 1910, Frank and Cora Williams were living in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Frank Williams was a bookkeeper.  Frank I. Williams died on March 15, 1958 in Bulloch County, Georgia and Cora (Everett) Williams died on February 23, 1978 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Both were buried in the Eastside Cemetery in Statesboro, Georgia.

On June 14, 1933, Frank E. Williams married Mary Agness Cone in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Mary was born on July 8, 1907 in Bulloch County, Georgia and is the daughter of Dr. Rufus J. Cone and Jane (Lee) Cone.  He served in the Georgia State Senate and House of Representatives.  Frank and Mary Williams have one son:  -  Frank Everett Williams, Jr., b. September 2, 1934, Bulloch County, Georgia.  On June 14, 1956, Frank Williams, Jr. married Billie Zean Bazemore in Bulloch County, Georgia.  Billie was born on August 30, 1934 in Candler County, Georgia and is the daughter of Orio Arthur Bazemore and Lois (Coleman) Bazemore.  Frank and Billie Williams have two children:  -  Frank Ingram Williams, III, b. January 15, 1959, Bulloch County, Georgia,  -  Harold Arthur Williams, b. July 25, 1961, Fairfax, Virginia.

References:  1)  “Bulloch Times,” December 16, 1908, June 15, 1933, September 6, 1934;  2)  1910 Census, Bulloch County, Georgia;  3)  “Everett/Everitt Family,” by Alvaretta K. Register, 1987

LEHMAN W. WILLIAMS (1.4.4.8.8) is the son of John William Williams and Rebecca A. (Olliff) Williams.  Lehman was born in February, 1886 in Bulloch County, Georgia.  In November of 1911, Lehmon Williams married Sara McDougald, daughter of Mayor J. A. McDougald.  Lehmon and Sara Williams were the parents of three children:

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  Lehman Williams, Jr., b. September 23, 1926
  Margaret Pamela Williams
  Bettie Williams

On September 2, 1934, Margaret P. Williams married Jack M. Sample, Jr. of Fort Pierce, Florida.  Jack is the son of M. Sample.  On April 25, 1905, Margaret “Maggie” Williams married William B. Wallace in Hagan, Georgia.  On November 4, 1914, Maggie married a second time to Nattie Allen, son of S. C. Allen.  Nattie and Maggie Allen had three sons and one daughter.  Maggie (Williams) Allen died of blood poisoning on December 18, 1925 and was buried in the Eastside Cemetery in Statesboro, Georgia.

References:  1)  “Bulloch Times,” April 27, 1905, December 18, 1925, September 6, 1934;  2)  “Bulloch County, Georgia Cemeteries” (Eastside Cemetery, Excelsior Cemetery), 1981;  3)  Letter, Camilla (Akins) Lanier to Robert Casey, March 8, 1983;  4)  “Olliff Family Lineage,” by John M. Winskie, 1988