Notes for Henry Green BRATTON: Henry and Eliza were married on August 26, 1886 in Collin c ounty, Texas. They lived in Texas and Oklahoma. To this uni on eight children were born: Linder, Ethel, Beulah,Freddie , Lake, Leva, Dixie, and Addie. The family moved to Drumrig ht, Oklahoma, where Henry operated a cafe. Henry died in 19 25 and Eliza "broke up housekeeping" and lived the rest o f her life with her children. She died in 1949 and they ar e both buried in the Shamrock Cemetery outside of Drumright.
This info from Vera Leisure: "Henry was born in Al. near Birmingham on a plantation. H e died and lived with his family in Drumright, Ok. m. in De nnison, Tx, Collin Co. He was a farmer, worked for the Cit y of Shawnee, Ok in the Water Dept. He also worked at the S anta Fe Railroad at the Round House, in Shawnee oil field s in Drumright. Later he owned his own restaurant. At the t ime of his death he owned new & old furniture store in Chan dler, Ok. His father was Eligha Bratton who died in Alabam a soon after the Civil War and his mother Elizabeth (Fields ) Bratton died one year later. She was Irish and he was Eng lish. After the parents died he brought 5 siblings to Texa s and farmed near Whitewright, Tx. where he met Eliza. Hi s grandfather on his mothers side was Green Fields and hi s grmother was Cecila F (Jernigan) Fields and they lived i n Tennessee."
More About Henry Green BRATTON: Burial: 1925, Shamrock Cemetery, Drumwright, Oklahoma. Record Change: August 27, 2000
More About Henry Green BRATTON and Eliza Lee WHITE: Marriage: August 28, 1887, Dennison, Collin.TX. Record Change: August 27, 2000
Children of Henry Green BRATTON and Eliza Lee WHITE are:
+Linder D. BRATTON, b. May 15, 1888, Bells, Grayson Co., TX, d. September 25, 1960, Hobart, Kiowa, OK.