Biography of Kendall J. Brant
Greene County, PA Biographies





KENDALL J. BRANT, Spragg's Penn., was born in Gilmore Township, September 23, 1839, a son of Christopher and Susannah Brant (nee Meighen). The father was a native of Maryland, and the mother of Greene County, Penn., where they were married and resided until Mrs. Brant's death, which occurred in May, 1863. Her husband died in November, 1857, in Fillmore County, Minnesota. They were the parents of thirteen children, of whom Kendall J. was the twelfth. He was twice married, his first wife being Minerva, daughter of John and Margaret (Hamilton) Spragg, who are natives and residents of this county. Mr. and Mrs. Brant were married December 16, 1860, and were the parents of two children; Margaret C., wife of William E. Spragg, and Matthias L. Mrs. Brant departed this life February 15, 1865. Mr. Brant was afterwards united in marriage, December 17, 1871, with Maria, daughter of James and Eliza (Rush) Stewart, natives of Greene County, living in Franklin Township. By this marriage Mr. and Mrs. Brant have seven children; Susannah G., Lida A., Priscilla, Lydia, Minerva, James D. and William E. Mr. Brant was reared on a farm and is now one of the most successful farmers in this township. He has also been much interested in the raising of fine, stock in which he has dealt quite extensively. His farm consists of about 200 acres.


From:
History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
By: Samuel P. Bates
Nelson Rushforth & Company.
Chicago, 1888.


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