Abraham J. Brand1

#1899, (circa 1818 - May 1861)


Margaret Hesson b. c 1823, d. 1870
Children 1.John Brand6 (c 1841 - 1929)
 2.Henry Brand+1 (c 1842 - 1925)
 3.Charlotte Brand7 (c 1843 - )
 4.Sara L. Brand7 (c 1847 - )
 5.William Brand7 (c 1849 - )
 6.George Brand8 (c 1852 - )
 7.Nancy Brand8 (c 1853 - )
Birth*circa 1818He was born circa 1818 at KentuckyG.2 
Marriage*28 February 1839He married Margaret Hesson, daughter of John Hesson and Sarah Simpson, on 28 February 1839 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.1,3 
30 August 1850He and Margaret Hesson appeared on the census of 30 August 1850 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; (neis. John and Sarah Hesson, fam. 283.)4 
Death*May 1861He died in May 1861 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.5 


  1. [S181] History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties (Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885), HENRY BRAND, is a native of Jackson Township, in the county where he now resides, his birth occurring January 22, 1842. He is the oldest but one in a family of eight children born to the marriage of Abraham J. Brand and Margaret Hesson, who were both natives of Kentucky.
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. age 32, census taken on August 30.
  3. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, Name: Margaret Hesson
    Spouse Name: Abram J. Brand
    Marriage Date: 28 Feb 1839
    Marriage County: Spencer
    Book: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
    OS Page: 1321758 - 1321759.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Abram J (32), farmer, b. KY; Margaret (27), b. KY

  5. [S181] History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, Abraham Brand went to Evansville, Ind., at an early day, but in 1836 removed with his widowed mother to this county, following farming until his death in May, 1861.
  6. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Abram J (32), farmer, b. KY; Margaret (27), b. KY.
  8. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.