Jacob Braden1

#3927, (13 June 1795 - 16 December 1875)

Family 1

Nancy Johnston b. 1801, d. 1854
Children 1.James Braden+5 (c 1830 - 1875)
 2.Susannah Braden5 (c 1831 - )
 3.William Braden5 (c 1833 - )
 4.Jacob Braden Jr.5 (c 1835 - )
 5.Josephus Braden5 (c 1836 - )
 6.Elizabeth Braden5 (c 1837 - )
 7.Nancy Braden5 (c 1845 - )

Family 2

Marthey Price b. 1809, d. 1899
Birth*13 June 1795He was born on 13 June 1795 at VirginiaG; or 1798 (obituary.)1 
say 1800He removed with his parents to TennesseeG in say 1800.2 
say 1808He removed with his parents to KentuckyG in say 1808.2 
1819He removed with his parents to IllinoisG in 1819.2 
Marriage*16 February 1820He married Nancy Johnston on 16 February 1820 at White Co., IllinoisG.3 
1820He and Nancy Johnston appeared on the census of 1820 at Waconteby, White Co., IllinoisG; nei. Isaac Johnson, John Johnson, Drewry Thompson; White County IL is across the river from Posey County.4 
12 October 1850He and Nancy Johnston appeared on the census of 12 October 1850 at Dist. 10, Hamilton Co., IllinoisG; also Anderson Braden (16), out of order; Delila Schoolcraft (30.)5 
Marriage*17 August 1857He married Marthey Price, daughter of Thompson Price and Patsy "Martha" Downen, on 17 August 1857 at Posey Co., IndianaG; Jacob Braden's dau. Sarah (from his 1st marriage) marr. Sarah Reed, dau. of Mary Morris and (her 1st husband) John Harvey Reed). Mary Morris's children from her 2nd marriage (to Thomas Green), Elizabeth Jane and Thomas M, marr. Thompson Price Lewis and Orilla Jane Lewis, children of Marthey Price from her 1st marriage (Robert Alexander Lewis). Thus, Marthey was the mother-in-law of two of Sarah's half-siblings when Sarah became her step-daughter.6 
21 June 1870He and Marthey Price appeared on the census of 21 June 1870 at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; neis. John and Nancy (Lewis) Crunk. fam. 259; Isaac and Orilla (Lewis) Lawrence, fam. 263.7 
Death*16 December 1875He died on 16 December 1875 at Flannigan Twp., Hamilton Co., IllinoisG, at age 80; at the home of his son.2 
Burial*19 December 1875He was buried on 19 December 1875 at Little Springs Cemetery, Dale, Hamilton Co., IllinoisG; est. date.1 
Obituary1 January 1876Obituary for Jacob Braden was published on 1 January 1876 at McLeansboro, Illinois.2


  1. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, old standing grave marker. Jacob Braden, b. 13 Jun 1795, d. 16 Dec 1875; bur. Little Springs Cemetery, Dale, Hamilton Co. IL [first wife, Nancy Johnston, also buried here]. Narrative: Jacob Braden Sr., b. VA, son of Eric Von Braden and Rebecca Cooley; marr., White Co. IL 10 Jan 182, Nancy Eunice Johnson, b. Hopkins Co. KY, d. Hamilton Co. IL 3 Dec 1854. Memorial# 9376082, created by Bev, photos added by Kyle, DebRob and Dorcas Arvilla Jordan Cluck.
  2. [S1295] McLeansboro Times, McLeansboro, Illinois.
  3. [S460] Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860 [database on-line], online Ancestry.com, Nancy Johnston and Jacob Braden, marr. 16 Feb 1820, White Co. IL. Source: Family History Library Microfilm 0977068.
  4. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Jacob (16-25); F [Nancy] (16-25); agriculture.
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Jacob (54), b. VA, farmer; Nancy (49), b. KY.
  6. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, Patsey Lewis and Jacob Braden, marr. 17 Aug 1857, Posey Co. Source Citation: Posey Co. IN, Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive Vol, W. P. A.; original record County Clerk's Office, Book C- 4, p. 44.
  7. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Jacob (72), farmer, b. KY; Martha (61), b. KY, $3,500 real estate.