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Rock Creek Cemetery at Washington, D. C.

Issue:

35. i. JAMES DUNLOP BRADY, b. Jan. 20, 1830; m. Eliza

Hannah Beares.

36. ii. JOSEPH PRITTS BRADY, b. May 9, 1833; m. Mary

Elizabeth Murray.

37. iii. JANE BRADY, b. June 29, 1835; m. Robert Peel Dux-

bury.

38. iv. JASPER EWING BRADY, b. Oct. 21, 1837; m. Harriet

Cora Townsend.

39. V. GEORGE KEYPORTS BRADY, b. Dec. 9, 1839; m. Hen-

rietta Murray,
vi. KATHERINE MORTON BRADY, b. Feb. 16, 1842, d.

Sept. 5, 1899.
vii. LOUISA SPANGLER BRADY, b. Dec. 1, 1844, resides at
Washington, D. C.

40. viii. CHARLOTTE BRADY, b. Apr. 7, 1847; m. Franke Her-

mann Finckel.

41. ix. "WILLIAM PERRY BRADY, b. Feb. 25, 1849; m. Lucy

Denise Tracy.

42. X. MARGARET FABER BRADY, b. July 20, 1852; m. Dr.

Swan Moses Burnett.

XVni. Hannah Brady* (John Brady■^ Mary Quigley
Brady- , James Quigley^) was born August 2, 1799, died
April 26, 1847, ii^ tl^s White Deer Valley, Penna. ; married
September 28, 1820, William Piatt, born June 29, 1795,
died January 6, 1876, in the White Deer Valley, and is
buried beside his wife in the family burial ground three
quarters of a mile from the homestead where his ancestors
settled years befoTC, when the country was a wilderness.

ISSUG *

43. i. JAMES B. PIATT, b. July 10, 1821; m. Mary Ann Rus-

sell.

44. ii. HERMON CLINE PIATT, b. Mar. 24, 1824; m. Margaret

Eason.

45. iii. ABNER PIATT, b. Mar. 27, 1827; m. Annie Murphy.

46. iv. McCALL PIATT, b. Aug. 4, 1829; m. Margaret McCor-

mick.
V. MARY PIATT, b. Oct. 26, 1833.

47. vi. ELIZABETH PIATT, b. Apr. 30, 1836; m. William S.

McCormick.



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vii. CHARLOTTE PIATT, b. Julyi 14, 1840, d. Oct. 3, 1878;
m. Hoa. Frank Porter. No issue.

XIX. Jane Brady* (John B^ady^ Mary Quigley Brady^,
James Quigley^) was born August 22, 1801, died Septem-
ber 28, 1842; married February 2, 1824, Rowland Stough-
ton, born 1802, died September 5, 1832, lived, died and are
buried at Lewisburg, Penna.

Issue :

48. i. JASPER BRADY STOUGHTON, b. Feb. 22, 1826; m.

Sarah Jane Broadhurst.

49. ii. CATHARINE) ANN STOUGHTON, b. Nov. 14, 1827; m.

Stepben Flanigan Lyndall.
iii. FRANCIS ADDINGTON STOUGHTON, b. 1828, d. 1831.
iv. MARY JANE STOUGHTON, to. 1831, d. 1832.
V. LAURA STOUGHTON, b. 1832, d. 1832.

XX. Colonel Hugh Brady* (William Penn Brady^,
Mary Quigley Brady^, James Quigley^) was born January
28, 1798, in Northumberland Co., Penna., died September
6, 1861, at Brookville, Penna.; married September 14, 1821,
Sarah Smith Evans, born July 3, 1802, at Sunbury, Penna.,
died September 10, 1864, at Brookville, daughter of Evan
Rice Evans and Sarah Wallis Evans.

He was an ardent patriot and politician, and served as an
aide, with the rank of colonel, on the staff of Governor
Johnson. He studied law and practiced at Brookville. His
intelligence and force of character made him popular with
his friends. As a lawyer he was shrewd, and handled dif-
ficult cases with judicious care and tact. His wife was a
lovable woman, of noble disposition and pleasing manner.

Issue.

50. i. CAPTAIN EVAN RICE EVANS BRADY, b. Mar. 16,

1823; m. Frances A. McGee.

51. ii. ELIZABETH SHIPPEN BRADY, b. Dec. 25, 1825; m.

Andrew Craig.

XXI. Mary Brady* (William Penn Brady^ Mary Quig-
ley Brady-, James Quigley^) was born March 1800, in
Northumberland Co., Penna., died June 2y, 1842, at Punx-
sutawney, Penna., and is buried there; married 1819,
James Erwin Cooper, born March 4, 1790, at Penn's
Manor, died, and is buried at Brownsville, Penna.

In the direct line of Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of
Shaftsbury, his American ancestry dates to 1687, when



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William and Margaret Cooper settled at Cooper's Point,
four miles from Philadelphia, Penna., having purchased all
the lands between the Delaware river and Cooper creek, and
three miles up the creek. Sir Ashley Cooper, the great
surgeon, and J. Fenimore Cooper, the novelist, were mem-
bers of this family. Of Quaker descent, James Erwin
Cooper settled on Canoe creek, Jefferson Co., Penna., in
1833, and later removed to Punxsutawney. His wife,
Mary or Mollie Brady Cooper, as she was familiarly called,
was the good angel of Punxsutawney. Of Presbyterian
extraction, Scotch-Irish born and bred, her christian char-
acter appealed to all with whom she came in contact. She
was instrumental in organizing the first Sunday school in
the village. It was held in the old school house on the
public square, and she compelled her children to attend in
their bare feet, so as to be on an equality with the poorer
children who could not afYord shoes. She furnished the
library for the school. She and her husband were charitable
and rich in all the graces which combined to make them ad-
mired and popular in social and domestic life. Their works
lived after them in the fond remembrance of many who
loved them.

Issue:

i. REBECCA COOPER, d. at the age of one year.

52. ii. JANE ELIZABETH COOPER, b. June 5, 1822; m. Joseph

B. Barclay, M. D.
iii. WILLIAM COOPER, d. at the age of eight months,
iv . JAMES COOPER, d. in infancy.
V. SARAH COOPER, d. at the age of fifteen years,
vi. Child, d. in infancy..

53. vii. THOMAS JEFFERSON COOPER, b. Apr. 2, 1829; m.

Elizabeth Ann Beisel.

XXII. James Brady^ (William Penn Brady^, Mary
Quigley Brady-, James Ouigley^) was born July 25, 1802,
in Northumberland Co., Penna.

Issue :

i. WILLIAM PERRY BRADY, m. Clara Beck, d. during the

Civil War, had several children.
ii. ISRAEL BRADY, m. his brother's widow, was in the
Civil War, confined in Libby Prison.

XXIII. Samuel Preston Brady* (General Hugh Brady^,
Mary Quigley Brady-, James Quigley^) was born June 22,



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i8o9 at Indiana, Indiana Co., Pa., died May 25, 1868 at
Cologne, Germany; married August 25, 1833, Eliza-
beth Mary Nexsen, born July 17, 18 13 in New York City,
died December 2, 1888, daughter of Elias Nexsen, who
was the son of Elias Nexsen, first collector of the port of
New York.

Samuel Preston Brady was the only son of General Hugh
Brady, and came to Detroit, Mich., with his father in 1827,
from Sackett's Harbor, N. Y. In June, 1832, he accom-
panied Colonel Whistler, U. S. A., who was in command
of two companies of U. S. troops sent from Fort Niagara
to Chicago, 111., to take part in suppressing the Black Hawk
Rebellion. He remained there after the settlement of the
Indian difficulties as Post Sutler, and returned to Detroit
in 1837, where he established himself in business. In 1867
his health obliged him to withdraw, and he took a trip toi
Germany, where he died. His commercial life was a con-
tinuation of successes. In connection with Mr. C. A. Trow-
bridge, his business house was established, and was known
as the firm of Brady and Trowbridge until 1850, when it
was changed to S. P. Brady & Company, the father taking
the stand alone, and subsequently including his oldest son.
Since the death of Samuel Preston Brady, and for five years
previous,the firm has been quoted as "Brady and Company."
They have been connected with the vessel interests as for-
ward-ers, and the Mining Supply business, their trade hav-
ign been largely in connection vv^ith the Lake Superior Min-
ing industry since its earliest days.

Issue, seven of whom d. in Infancy.

54. i. SARAH WALLIS BRADY, b. Sept. 18, 1834; m. William

H. C'roul.

55. ii. GEORGE NEXSEN BRADY, b. Aug. 25, 1837; m. Au-

gusta McClelland.

56. iii. PRESTON BRADY, b. Nov. 8, 1844; m. first Emily

Medbery, second Margaret H. Radcliff.

57. iv. SAMUEL BRADY, b. Sept. 25, 1846; m. Jennie DeFor-

rest Howard.

58. V. WALLIS BRADY, b. Feb. 16, 1850; m. Sarah J. Hill.

59. vi WILLIAM HENRY BRADY, b. June 11, 1858; m. Alice

L. Darnell.

XXIV. Mary Laithy Brady^ (General Hugh Brady^
Mary Quigley Brady^, James Ouigley^) was born Novem-



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ber II, 1811, in Cumberland Co., Penna., died February 10,
1880, at Detroit, Mich. ; married October 14, 1830, Colonel
Electus Backus, who had formerly married her sister, born
February 17, 1804, at Rensalaerville, N. Y., died June 7,
1862, son of Electus M. Backus, lieutenant-colonel of the
I St light dragoons, who w^as mortally wounded at the head
of his regiment in defense of Sackett's Harbor in 181 3.

"He was appointed a cadet from the state of New York
to the Military Academy at West Point, July i, 1820; grad-
uated July I, 1824; No. 28, whole No. 388; breveted 2nd
lieutenant, 2nd Infantry, July i, 1824; 2nd lieutenant, ist
Infantry, July i, 1824. In garrison at Sackett's Harbor,
N. Y., 1824-5; Clinch River, Fla., 1826; Jefferson Bar-
racks, Mo., 1827-8; ist lieutenant July 28, 1831 ; captain,
1st Infantry, October 17, 1837; A. D. C. to Brigadier Gen-
eral Hugh Brady, from July 16, 1827, to October 7, 1837.
Served in the Sac and Fox War, but was in no important
engagement. Served in the Florida War from December,
1837? to June, 1840. Fort Mitchell, Ala., 1840. Was pres-
ent under Colonel Davenport with his company and assisted
in the capture of forty Indians at the mounds at the foot
of Lake Okichobee, March 14, 1838. Left Florida on sick
leave June, 1840. Fort Columbus, N. Y., 1841 : Fort Snell-
ing, Minn., 1841-44; Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1845-46;
served in the Mex/can War from May 12th, 1846 to its
close; was present at battles of Monterey and Vera Cruz;
breveted major September 23, 1846, for gallant and merito-
rious conduct at Monterey September 21, 22, 23, 1846;
commanded the Castle of San Juan de Ulloa from April 4,
1847, to January i, 1848; on recruiting service in Buffalo,
N. Y., 1849-50; major, 3rd Infantry, June 10, 1850; served
in the campaign against the Navajo Indians under Colonel
E. V. Sumner in 1851 ; built Fort Defiance in 1851-52; Fort
Fillmore 1853-54; superintendent of the general recruiting
service from July i, 1855 to July i, 1856; commanded the
second column against the Navajo Indians in October and
November, 1858, killed seven Indians, captured 57 horses
and 300 sheep and goats, lost neither a man or animal dur-
ing the campaign except one horse killed and one officer
wounded on the last day of the campaign and long after the
hostilities had ceased; Fort Defiance, N. M., 1858-59; sta-



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tioned at Rengold Barracks, Tex., 1860-61; lieutenant-colo-
nel, 3rd Infantry, January 19, 1859; brought his command
out of Texas safely on the Star of the West via. New Or-
leans, and steamboats to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. ; served at
Detroit, Mich., in the Rebellion during 1861-62 as mustering
and disbursing officer. His failing health would not permit
him to take the field, although his presence was greatly de-
sired by General Scott. Colonel, 6th Infantry, June i,
1862."

It was his wife who identified the grave of her grand-
father. Captain John Brady, at Halls, two miles east of Wil-
liamsport, Penna.

She and her husband are buried in the same lot with her

distinguished father, General Hugh Brady, in Elmwood

Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.

Issue one child:

60. i. MARY ELECTUS BACKUS, b. Dec. 8, 1837; m. James
N. Ward.

XXV. William Ivess Brady ^ (Van Swearingen Brady^,
Captain Samuel Brady^, Mary Ouigley Brady-, James Quig-
ley^) was born May 12, 181 7, two and a half miles west of
Manchester, Ohio, died June 3, 1899, in Lewis Co., Ky. ;
married 1839, Sarah Stephens, born November 8, 1820,
died January 29, 1868. He resided near Manchester for
some years, removed to Kentucky and spent the last thirty
days of his life there. He was a farmer, genial, hospitable,
never turned an unwilling ear to .those in need, respected and
beloved by all who knew him. Like his Brady ancestors,
he had a magnificent physique, was exactly six feet in
height, perfectly erect, and weighed one hundred and eighty
pounds. He possessed an exceedingly attractive personality,
which drew a large circle of friends around him. He was a
wise counselor, a devoted christian, a member of the Metho-
dist church. His interest in his family and veneration for
his Scotch-Irish parentage, enabled him to render valuable
assistance, and give much of the information contained in
this genealogical work regarding his immediate branch.
His conversational magnetism was powerful, and even in
old age he was a favorite with the children and young peo-
ple, as well as with those more advanced in years. He is
buried beside his wife at Manchester, Ohio.



Issue:



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i. MARY BRADY, b. May 31, 1842, d. July 17, 1886; m.
Nov. 16, 1865, Abner J. Riddle, b. Oct. 16, 1836, d. Mar.
16, 1897. Tliey were members of the Met'nodist
church, and are burled at Manchester, Ohio.

To Abner J. Riddle and Mary Brady Riddle were
'born six children:
i. WILLIAM N. RIDDLE, b. Sept. 16, 1866; m. Sept,
1, 1899, Maggie Himes, b. Mar. 23, 1873. He
served ten months and fourteen days in 1898-
1899, in the Spanish-American War in Cuba,
reside at Trinity, Ky.
To William N. Riddle and Maggie Himes Riddle
were born two children:

i. ALVA NELSON RIDDLE, b. Jan. 3, 1901.
ii. WILLIAM ALBERT RIDDLE, b. Mar. 23,
1903.
ii. J. H. RIDDLE, b. Aug. 5, 1869; m. first Mar. 10,
1902, Mary Boon, who d. June 15, 1903. No
issue; m. secondly Bertha Robb, reside in
Lewis Co., Ky.
iii. SARAH B. RIDDLE, b. Aug. 5, 1871; m. July 10,
1895, George William Clark, b. Mar. 26, 1869,
in Lewis Co., Ky. He is a farmer and resides
near Alburn, Ky.
To George William Clark and S'arah B. Riddle
Clark were born three children:

i. CARRIE J. CLARK, b. Apr. 29, 1896.
ii. LULU B. CLARK, b. Aug. 8, 1898.
iii. LEVI S. CLARK, b. June 11, 1900, d. Aug.
3, 1901.
iv. VAN SWEARINGBN RIDDLE, b. Oct. 27, 1873,

resides at Trinity, Ky.
V. J. W. RIDDLE, b. Feb. 4, 1875, resides at Trinity,

Ky.
vi. CARRIE E. RIDDLE, b. Mar. 20, 1880, resides at
Trinity, Ky.
ii. ANN WILEY BRADY, b. Oct. 30, 1843, d. Nov. 2, 1864;
m. Nov. 19, 1862, Daniel Sterrett. They had one
daughter, Sarah Bell, who died in early womanhood
at Baxley, Ind.
iii. VAN SWEARINGEN BRADY, b. Feb. 7, 1846, d. Feb.
25, 1866. During the Civil War he was promoted to
the rank of corporal. He joined the 70th Ohio Regi-
ment in 1861, belonged to Sherman's old division,
was in all the principle engagements in which his
regiment participated, and marched with Sherman to
the sea. He was a lad of fifteen years when he en-
tered the army, and the soldier life proved too severe
and he died at the close of the war. He gave promise
of strong, physical manhood, combining many of the
sterling qualities of his ancestors. His early death
was a sorrowful disappointment to his friends.
Iv. JOHN BRADY, b. Dec. 20, 1847 ; m. Feb. 18, 1868, Sarah
Martha Cooper, b. July 15, 1851, at Decatur, Brown
Co., Ohio. He was too young to enter the army at



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the beginning of the Civil War, but his patriotic spirit
and love of country, whch he inherited from his an-
cestors, proved him a soldier, and near the close of
the war he joined the Fourth Battalion of the Ohio
Cavalry, and he soon rose to a corporal's rank. His
commission reads: "Company E, Fourth Independent
Battalion, O. V. C." At the age of fifteen years he
was a cavalryman, and served until the conflict ended.
He lived on a farm until Sept. 15, 1868, when he re-
imoved to Watson, Mo., where he has since resided.
Soon after he went west be became interested in the
buying and selling of cattle, and continues in that line
of business. He is wide awake and thoroughly whole-
hearted and true. To his generosity is due much of
the valuable data contained in this volume regarding
the Bradyi family.
To John Brady and Sarah Martha Cooper Brady were
born ten children:

i. ROBERT W. BRADY, b. Jan. 9, 1869; m. Jan. 1,
1895, Minna Correll, of Leon, Iowa. He was a
telegraph operator at fourteen years of age^
the youngest in the U. S. at that time. He still
holds to the profession of telegrapher, and
fills a responsible position as chief despatcher
for the U. P. R. R. at Salt Lake City, Utah,
li. S'ARAH S. BRADY, b. Jan. 29, 1870.
iii. ANNA MAUDE BRADY, b. Feb. 6, 1873; m. Oct.

26, 1903, A. W. South, of Watson, Mo.
iv. VAN A. BRADY, b. Jan. 7, 1875, belongs to the
signal corps of the U. S. Army, stationed on the
Phillipine Islands, promoted to corporal. Like
his brother he was a telegraph operator at four-
teen years of age.
V. JAMES M. BRADY, b. Mar. 17, 1877. He began
at fourteen years of age to work for the Postal
Union, and continues in their service,
vl. EMMA PEARL BRADY, b. Nov. 7, 1880; m. July

9, 1902, O. H. Bayless, of Watson, Mo.
vii. LEONA BRADY, b. Sept. 14, 1882.
viii. JESSE C. BRADY, twin, b. Aug. 10, 1887.
ix. BESSIE M. BRADY, twin, b. Aug. 10, 1887.
X. HOMER EUGENE BRADY, b. Sept. 2, 1892.
V. MARGARET I. BRADY, b. June 12, 1852, d. July 12, 1853.
vi. ASENATH P. BRADY, b. Aug. 22, 1857, resides at

Trinity, Ky.
Vii. WILLIAM L. BRADY, b. June 25, 1860, d. July 11, 1863.
viii. HUGH D. BRADY, b. Apr. 28, 1862, d. May 25, 1882.

XXVI. William Perry Bradyi (John Brady^ Captain
Samuel Bradyi, Mary Quigley Bradyi, James Quigley^)
was bom June g, 1817 near West Liberty, W. Va., died
June 13, 1879; married October 4, 1842, Anna Mary Vance,
born August 26, 1820, died June 30, 1874.

He lived at West Liberty until a few years after his mar-



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riage, when he removed to a farm and resided four years.
He then bought the old homestead and hved there until
1870, when he took his family to the valley of Virginia and
settled near Harper's Ferry. They made it their home four
years. In March, 1874, they went to St. Joseph, Mo., where
the parents died and are buried side by side in the St. Joseph
cemetery. William Perry Brady was an extensive dealer
in French Merino sheep, and while in Virginia had the finest
sheep in the United States. He was intellectual and broad
in his views, charitable and held in high esteem by hosts of
friends and admirers.

Issue:

i. NANCY ELIZABETH BRADY, b. Aug. 4, 1843, resides

at Oakland, Cal.
ii. JOSEPH VANCE BRADY, b. June 11. 1845; m. Nov. 5,
1872, Florence J. McLain, b. June 29. 1854. He was
engaged in thie wholesale grocery business at St. Jos-
eph, Mo., removed to Waco. Neb., and is a prosperous
an", enterprising ranchnian, deals largely, in the buy-
ing and selling of horses and cattle, and interested
in all business pursuits.
To Joseph Vance Brady and Florence J. McLain Brady
were born three children:

i. FRANCES L. BRADY, b. July 29, 1878; m. John

W. York, resides at Houston, Neb.
ii. JAMES McC. BRADY, b. Apr. 14, 1880; m. Dec.
22, 1901, Jerldean Larimore, reside at Lincoln,
Neb.
iii. JOHN S. BRADY, b. May 14, 1885.
iii. JOHN SPEER BRADY, b. May 30, 1848; m. Sept. 20,
1882, Anna Gore, of St. Joseph, Mo., whose parents
were residents of Kentucky. He was born in West
Virginia, and removed to St. Joseph in 1866, where he
entered the wholesale grocery house of Nave, McCord
& Co., and was with them thirteen j^ears. In 1879
they opened a branch establishment at Omaha, Neb.,
under the name of Nave, McCord & Brady. Mr. Nave
sold his firm interest, and the business has since
been incorporated under the name of McCord-Brady
Company. Mr. Brady was manager of the firm in
Omaha since 1879. and is now vice president, and is
largely instumental in the successful continuance of
the enterprise.
To John S'peer Brady and Anna Gore Brady were born
two children:

i. BESSIE BRADY, b. Aug. 5, 1883.

ii. HALLACK McCORD BRADY, b. Mar. 26, 1891.

iv. MARY MOORE BRADY, b. June 19, 1851; m. Apr. 4,

1877, Archibald P. Tandy, b. Mar. 5, 1854, in Grundy

.Co., Mo., and is now a merchant at Grant City, Mo.,

where he and his family have resided for four years.



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Of their six children, the oldest was born at Albany,
the others in North Co., Mo., and are prominent and
influential.
To Archibald P. Tandy and Mary Moore Brady Tandy
were born six children:

i. LUELLA TANDY, b. Apr. 2, 1878; m. Aug. 6,
1902, George Cloos.
To George Cloos and Luella Tandy CHoos was
born one child:

i. VIOLA LORENE CLOOS, b. May 8, 1903.
• ii. JOHN PAUL TANDY, b. Feb. 27, 1881.
iiiWILLIAM HENRY TANDY, b. Mar. 9, 1883.
iv. REESE BOWEN TANDY, b. Sept. 30, 1885.
V. NANNIE BRADY TANDY, b. July 6, 1888.
vi. FRANCES NARCISSA TANDY, b. Oct. 28, 1890.
V. WILLIAM POWER BRADY, b. Jan. 3, 1852, resides at

Oakland, Cal.
vi. HANNAH DRUSILLA BRADY, b. Oct. 6, 1855; m. June
8, 1882, Eiiphalet Hayden Baird, b. at Morgantowtt;
W. Va., d. Nov. 25, 1894, at Brownsville, Penna., where
he was engaged in the grocery business for some
years, and where his widow resides.
To Eiiphalet Hayden Baird and Hannah Drusilla Brady
Baird were born two chilren:

i. CHARLES HAYDEN BAIRD, b. Jan. 3, 1890.
ii. HELEN BRADY BAIRD, b. Sept. 20, 1892.
vii. ANNA JANE BRADY, b. Oct. 29, 1860; m. at St. Joseph,
Mo., June 14, 1882, Charles F. Shireman, b. Oct. 11,
1856, at Cornwall, Penna. He is a member of the
well known firm of Jones, Townsend & Shireman,
clothiers, at St. Joseph, Mo., and is an influential and
well esteemed citizen, on w^hose judgment and good
will his friends and competitors depend.
To Charles F. Shireman and Anna Jane Brady Shire-
man were born four children: '
i. JOSEPH VANCE SHIREMAN, b. Jan. 1, 1884.
ii. FLORENCE LOUISE &HIREMAN, b. Oct. 22,

1886.
iii. HELEN BRADY SHIREMAN, b. Aug. 4, 1888.
iv. JOHN SHIREMAN, b. Dec. 29, 1893.
viii. ELIZABETH GALLAHER BRADY, b. July 5, 1861; m.
Feb. 14, 1884, William H. Belden, of Salt Lake City,
Utah.
To V/illiam H. Belden and Elizabeth Gallaher Brady
Belden was born one child:

i. GEORGE WALLACE BELDEN.

XXVII. Mary Ann^ Brady^ (John Brady ^ Captain Sam-
uel Brady^, Mary Quigley Brady-, James Quigley^) was
born January i6, 1824 at West Liberty, W. Va., died April
21, 1875 at Albany, Mo.; married April 6, 1853, Professor
Joseph Culbertson Power, of Westmoreland Co., Penna.,
born August 10, 1829, died February 9, 1897, at Albany,
Mo., where he and his wife are buried. Their home was at



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West Liberty, where all their children were born, until 1868,
when they removed to Summit Point, W. Va., in the Shen-
andoah Valley. In April 1874, they went to St. Joseph, Mo.,
and in the autumn of that year settled at Albany, where Mr.
Power had charge of the public schools. He had a brilliant
mind and intellectual ability, and was held in high esteem.
Their home was a center of generous hospitality, where the
most pleasing, gracious courtesy was extended. In early
life his wife was a member of the Methodist church, but in
1862 she and her husband united with the Presbyterian
church. She was small of stature, with dark hair, dark
eyes, and had much of the heroic spirit of her Brady ances-
tors. Though a sufferer for twenty years, she was bright,
happy, and particularly attractive and beloved. Her christ-
ian life was beautiful and influential, and her devotion to
her family was beyond compare, actuated by the most un-
selfish love. She was a t.in sister of Drusilla Brady Rose.

Issue :

i. JOHN BRADY POWER, b. Oct. 21, 1855, d. May 14, 1888,

at San Diego, Cal., and is buried at Albany, Mo.
ii. NANNIE G. POWER, b. July 31, 1858, d. July 13, 1862,

and is buried at West Liberty, W. Va.
iii. JOSEPH WILLIAM POWER, b. Apr. 8, 1861; m. Dec. 25.
1893, Florence May Cribs, of Waukee, Iowa. He was
with the Standard Oil Company at St. Joseph, Mo.,
from 1882 until April, 1900, since that time he has
been engaged in the hardware business at C'awker
City, Kan., and is interested in all progressive enter-
prises.
To Joseph William Power and Florence May Cribs
Power were born three children:

i. DORS'EY WILLIAM POWER, b. Nov. 27, 1894, d.

Apr. 27 ,1897.
ii. JOS'EPHINE BRADY POWER, b. Dec. 11. 1900.
iii. PHILIP POWER, b. Oct. 1, 1902.
iv. LIBBIE GALLAHER POWER, b. Oct. 31, 1864; m. Feb.
27, 1890, Arthur Dorsey, b. Aug. 24, 1859, d. Dec. 8,
1900, at St. Louis, Mo., resided at San Diego, Cal.,
then at Omaha, Neb., where Mr. Dorsey traveled for
a New York firm. Since his death his widow has
spent some time at Cawker City, Kan., Chehalis,
Wash., and East Oakland, Cal.
To Arthur Dorsey and Libbie Gallaher Power Dorsey
were born two children:

i. HAROLD POWER DORSEY, b. Sept. 5, 1896.
ii FRANK NAGEL DORSEY, b. Sept. 14, 1900.
V. FRANK McCULLOUGH POWER, b. Aug. 27, 1866; m.
Dec. 24, 1890, Florence J. Robinson, of Fort Wayne,



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Ind., b. 1869, went to the Pacific coast in 1897 and
reside at Chehalis, Wash.
To Frank McCullough Power and Florence J. Robinson
Power were born three children:

i. JOSEPH FAIRFIELD POWER, b. Mar. 21, 1892.
ii. HARRY ROBINSON POWER, b. Sept. 23, 1896.
iii. FRANCES POWER, b. Feb., 1903.

XXVIII. Drusilla Brady^ (John B^ady^ Captain Sam-
uel Brady^, Mary Quigley Brady^, James Quigley^) was
born January i6, 1824, at West Liberty, W. Va., died Aug-


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