Person:Hon. William Brandon

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Hon. William Brandon

 "Builder of the City", State Legislator.

Born:September 7, 1788, Georgia
Died:March 18, 1848, Huntsville, AL
Buried:Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, AL
Brother of:Byrd Brandon


Notes:

•  Represented Madison County in the legislature three times. - Brewer's Alabama History

•  Married Mary Sample

•  Children:
- John Brandon 1838 - 1917
- Mariah Lou Brandon 1838 - 1920
- Mary Ann Brandon 1838 - 1920
- Robert Sample Brandon 1838 - 1917
- Thomas Sample Brandon 1838 - 1917
- William McMahon Brandon 1838 - 1917
- Family Genealogy Online

•  "Thomas and William Brandon, the builders of the city, had come here in 1810 with no property except their trowels and great skill in their trade, and from a straggling wooden village they made a city of stone and brick." - History of Madison County


Related Links:
•  Brewer's Alabama History - Alabama, her history, resources, war record and public men: from 1540 to 1872, page 352. Mentioned in the article about Byrd Brandon, his brother.
•  Family Genealogy Online - Genealogical information for his siblings and parents by Pat Geary
•  History of Madison County - A History of Madison County & Incidentally of Northern Alabama 1732-1840. By Judge Thomas Jones Taylor. 1976.
•  Roots Web - Genealogical information for his children by Pat Geary, May 21, 2012
•  World Connect Roots Web - Genealogy by Pat Geary


The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  Byrd Brandon



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