BRANTLEY, ROBERT, pioneer, was born in North Carolina, and died at St. Stephens, in 1847; son of Louis and Patty (Waller) Brantley both residents of Halifax County, N. C. The Brantleys were of Scotch Irish stock. Robert Brantley emigrated to Georgia about 1820 and in 1822 to St . Stephens. Married: to Mary Anne Wilkins, of North Carolina. Children:
1. David Wilkins, m. (1) Sarah Sehon of Conecuh County, and (2) Sarah Eleanor, daughter of John and Sallie (Epys) Dowdell, of Virginia;
2. Burwell Pitman, m. Ruth daughter of John and Temperance (Ferrill) Ross, the former a native of Virginia, but a resident of North Carolina, and the representative of Martin County, N. C., in the house of commons, in 1784, and sister of Jack Ferrill Ross (q. v.);
3. Elijah Richard, m. (1) unknown, and (2) Anne Brantley;
4. Lewis, d. young;
5. Angeline D., first wife of Lieut . Theophilus Wilkinson, son of Gen. Wilkinson, and grandson of Gen. Theophilus Toulmin;
6. Martha Pitman, m. Maj. Reuben Chamberlain;
7. Margaret, m. Henry Jordan;
8. Elizabeth, second wife of Lieut. Theophilus Wilkinson above. Last residence: St. Stephens.
Source: History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume III, by Thomas McAdory Owen, L.L.D., Marie Bankhead Owen, published by the S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., Chicago, 1921; Pg. 208
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