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The Braselton Family
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 34° 06.402 W 083° 45.730
17S E 245202 N 3777432
Quick Description: An influential family in the settlement of Jackson County.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/4/2006 1:40:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMPFH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:
In 1876 William H Braselton, Sr. and his wife, Susan Hosch Braselton, established a 796-acre farm in western Jackson County. The Braseltons' children, Henry, Green, John Oliver, Belle, and Lena, grew up working on the family farm, developing several support buisnesses such as a store and fertilizer operation. The arrival of the first railroad in 1902 and then a state highway in 1927 allowed expansion of farming oprations. In 1916 the town of Braselton was incorporated. In addition to the farm, the development of a mercantile and grocery buisness as well as a grist and flour mill led the brothers to form Braselton Brothers, Inc in 1921. Braselton Brothers also funded local schols, and published the monthly Four County Booster from 1912-1933.
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: GHS 78-3

Date: 2006

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Society and the Braselton Cemetery Foundation

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