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    1. Re: [BRANT] BRANT Digest, Vol 2, Issue 2
    2. daisy
    3. Thank You but I already have his draft card. Cathy ----- Original Message ----- From: <[email protected]> To: <[email protected]> Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 2:00 AM Subject: BRANT Digest, Vol 2, Issue 2 > > > Today's Topics: > > 1. Re: William Newton Brant (Allrelated) > 2. Re: William Newton Brant (Allrelated) > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Message: 1 > Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 09:38:45 -0700 > From: Allrelated <[email protected]> > Subject: Re: [BRANT] William Newton Brant > To: [email protected] > Message-ID: > <[email protected]> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 > > Hi, Daisy, > > If I find anything else, I'll let you know. But I thought you'd like > to know > - if you don't have his WWI draft registration card already - that > your > William Newton Brant described himself in September 1918 as tall, > medium > build, with gray eyes and black hair. If you'd like the image of his > card, > I'll be happy to save it to my computer and email it to you directly. > I > always feel a greater connection to my ancestors when I see something > they've filled out and signed themselves. > > Regards, > Lorraine > Allrelated - and another Brant (I've checked, your ggf is not in my > database; my Brants were also in Illinois, Cumberland County) > > > > On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 8:40 PM, daisy <[email protected]> > wrote: > >> I'm trying to find out information on William Newton Brant, my >> greatgrandfather, b March 27, 1882 in IL. He was killed during a >> robbery, Sept. 21, 1931, while he was on duty as a merchant >> policeman. >> My greatgrandmother was Gertrude M. Hampton. They lived in Wichita, >> Sedgwick Co., KS. I would also like to find his line of ascendance. >> Thank You daisy. >> >> >> ------------------------------- >> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to >> [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the >> quotes >> in the subject and the body of the message >> > > > > -- > "As is the generation of leaves, so is that of humanity. The wind > scatters > the leaves on the ground, but the live timber burgeons with leaves > again in > the season of spring returning. So one generation of men will grow > while > another dies." Iliad, VI.146-150, trans. Lattimore. > > So, tell me again, why the heck am I raking up all these leaves? > > > ------------------------------ > > Message: 2 > Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 10:50:09 -0700 > From: Allrelated <[email protected]> > Subject: Re: [BRANT] William Newton Brant > To: [email protected] > Message-ID: > <[email protected]> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 > > Below is what I was also able to find: > > On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 9:38 AM, Allrelated <[email protected]> > wrote: > >> Hi, Daisy, >> >> If I find anything else, I'll let you know. But I thought you'd like >> to >> know - if you don't have his WWI draft registration card already - >> that your >> William Newton Brant described himself in September 1918 as tall, >> medium >> build, with gray eyes and black hair. If you'd like the image of his >> card, >> I'll be happy to save it to my computer and email it to you directly. >> I >> always feel a greater connection to my ancestors when I see something >> they've filled out and signed themselves. >> >> Regards, >> Lorraine >> Allrelated - and another Brant (I've checked, your ggf is not in my >> database; my Brants were also in Illinois, Cumberland County) > > > I had hoped to find him in the 1900 census in either Illinois or > Kansas, > since that might have given his parents names, but did not find exact > candidates. According to a later census, his parents are listed as > both > being born in Illinois, if that helps. You might also order his death > certificate from whichever agency in Kansas issues them in Sedgwick > County. > They often have parents listed by name, including mother's maiden > name, > although not always, since the informant may not know. > > In the free, USGenWeb Kansas site, I found your ggf and his marriage > in the > index to marriage affidavits > (http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/mhgs/A-B.htm). > > Apparently, your ggm Gertrude went by the name May. It also gives the > marriage affidavit number that you can order (see the website). > > Brant, William Newton Hampton, May 10-Aug-02 I321 > > Good luck, > Lorraine > > >> >> >> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 8:40 PM, daisy <[email protected]> >> wrote: >> >>> I'm trying to find out information on William Newton Brant, my >>> greatgrandfather, b March 27, 1882 in IL. He was killed during a >>> robbery, Sept. 21, 1931, while he was on duty as a merchant >>> policeman. >>> My greatgrandmother was Gertrude M. Hampton. They lived in Wichita, >>> Sedgwick Co., KS. I would also like to find his line of ascendance. >>> Thank You daisy. >>> >>> >>> ------------------------------- >>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to >>> [email protected] with the word 'unsubscribe' without the >>> quotes >>> in the subject and the body of the message >>> >> >> >> >> -- >> "As is the generation of leaves, so is that of humanity. The wind >> scatters >> the leaves on the ground, but the live timber burgeons with leaves >> again in >> the season of spring returning. So one generation of men will grow >> while >> another dies." Iliad, VI.146-150, trans. Lattimore. >> >> So, tell me again, why the heck am I raking up all these leaves? >> > > > > -- > "As is the generation of leaves, so is that of humanity. The wind > scatters > the leaves on the ground, but the live timber burgeons with leaves > again in > the season of spring returning. So one generation of men will grow > while > another dies." Iliad, VI.146-150, trans. Lattimore. > > So, tell me again, why the heck am I raking up all these leaves? > > > ------------------------------ > > To contact the BRANT list administrator, send an email to > [email protected] > > To post a message to the BRANT mailing list, send an email to > [email protected] > > __________________________________________________________ > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to > [email protected] > with the word "unsubscribe" without the quotes in the subject and the > body of the > email with no additional text. > > > End of BRANT Digest, Vol 2, Issue 2 > ***********************************

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