CATAWBA COUNTY, NC - CEMETERY RECORDS

St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Conover, NC

Elbert Brady - Mary S. "Polly" (Hoke) Brady

 

Elbert BRADY & Mary S. "Polly" HOKE tombstoned
Photo by Derick S. Hartshorn

Stone transcriptions:

In
Memory of
Elbert Brady
Oct. 2 1819
and died
Nov. 30 1889

Aged 70 yrs 1 mo & 28 d.
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Dear father in Jesus sleep,
in heaven our hope indeed

Polly S. Brady
Wife of
E. Brady
was born
May 2 1819
and died
May 22 1887
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Aged 67 yr, 11 mo, 28 d
A loving wife, a mother dear,
A faithful friend lies buried here

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ELBERT BRADY

Individual Facts
Birth 2 Oct 1819 Lincoln (Catawba) County, North Carolina,
Census 1850 (age 31) Catawba County, North Carolina
Will dated: 14 Feb 1852 (age 32) Catawba County, North Carolina
Census 1860 (age 41) Catawba County, North Carolina
Death 30 Nov 1889 (age 70) Catawba County, North Carolina
Burial: St. John's Lutheran Ch. Cem., N. of Conover, NC, - Row 18, 6th North
Estate Probate: 5 Dec 1889 Catawba County, North Carolina

Marriages/Children
1. Mary "Polly" S. HOKE
Marriage 16 Jul 1840 (age 20) Lincoln (Catawba) County, North Carolina
Children William J. BRADY (8 Apr 1841 - 4 Aug 1857)
Martha Ann BRADY (8 Apr 1841 - 19 Apr 1878)
George A. BRADY (5 Feb 1844 - 23 May 1895)
John Franklin BRADY (abt 1846 - )
Frederick Albertus "Bert" BRADY (18 Jun 1848 - 5 May 1897)
Noah Elcana BRADY (18 Jul 1853 - 13 Aug 1918)
Jonas G. BRADY (abt 1857 - )
Susan L. BRADY (22 Aug 1859 - 1 Aug 1917)

Notes:
Census (1840)
: The 1840 Lincoln County (Upper Military District) census fails to list any Brady family.
Research continues to discover ancestors who may have come from Iredell County, NC, or further East.

Census (1850): This is the first census in which Elbert Brady appears.
217/217 "Alfred" Brady, 29 M [born] Catawba [Co., NC] ;
Polly, 36, F [age 30?];
Martha Ann, 9, F;
William, 9, M;
George, 6, M;
John, 4, M;
Fredrich, 2, M;
John Smith, 41, M, Farmer (John Smith was Elbert's wife's uncle.)

Will (14 Feb 1852): Witnesses: W.J. Carpenter, Wm. S. Deal, C.W. Herman. [Catawba Co. Wills, Book 2:488]

Census (1860):
966/945 Elbert Brady, age 40, Male, Farmer, real/personal property of 1200/540 NC.
Polly (wife), 41, F;
George A., 16, M;
John F., 14, M;
Frederic A., 12, M;
Noah A., 7, M;
Jones J., 3, M;
Susan L.,1, F.

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Additional facts:

1. Elbert BRADY, was born on 2 Oct 1819 in North Carolina.

He signed a will on 14 Feb 1852 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Witnesses: W.J. Carpenter, Wm. S. Deal, C.W. Herman

Elbert BRADY and Mary "Polly" S. HOKE were married on 16 Jul 1840 in Lincoln (Catawba) County, North Carolina. Mary "Polly" S. HOKE (daughter of Fredrick A. HOKE Sr. and Catherine SMITH) was born on 21 May 1819 in Lincoln (Catawba) County, North Carolina. She died on 22 May 1887 in Catawba County, North Carolina and was buried at St. John's (row 18, 7th north). Her stone reads: "A loving wife, a mother dear, A faithful friend lies buried here" - aged 67 yr, 11 mo, 28 d". Elbert BRADY and Mary "Polly" S. HOKE had the following children:

2 i. William J. BRADY was born on 8 Apr 1841 in Lincoln (Catawba) County, North Carolina. He died on 4 Aug 1857 in Catawba County, North Carolina. He was buried on 17 Oct 1857 in St. John's Lutheran Ch. Cem., N. of Conover, NC., Gravestone: row 18, 5th north. The funeral was preached by Rev. P.C. Henkel from Hebrews 4:9.

+3 ii. Martha Ann BRADY (born on 8 Apr 1841).

+4 iii. George A. BRADY (born on 5 Feb 1844).

+5 iv. John Franklin BRADY (born about 1846).

+6 v. Frederick Albertus "Bert" BRADY (born on 18 Jun 1848).

+7 vi. Noah Elcana BRADY (born on 18 Jul 1853).

+8 vii. Jonas G. BRADY (born about 1857).

+9 viii. Susan L. BRADY (born on 22 Aug 1859).

[DS Hartshorn-personal notes-references upon request]

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