Francis Marion Brantley


Francis Marion Brantley (CSA) 1842-1925 Born December 28, 1842 in Meriwether County, GA. He served in Company E 9th Arkansas Infantry. He was the son of Lewis A. And Isabella (Duke) Brantley. Lewis was the son of Jesse and Mary (O'Rear) Brantley. Jesse seems to be part of the Chatham County, NC family who came to GA soon after the Revolutionary War. Francis' father, Lewis and his uncle Edmund Brantley's family moved to Drew County, AR about 1850. He married 3 times. His first wife was Martha Carolina Snead who he married in 1864. He later married Emma (Hoover) Snider (1903) and then Ella J. Hoover (1918).

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