James W. Brady1,2,3

ID# 20859, (1841 - 1927)
FatherBarzilla Brady3,4,5 (abt 21 Dec 1815 - 18 Dec 1869)
MotherSophia Santee4,6,5 (abt 1814 - 15 Dec 1888)

Key Events:

Birth: 24 Oct 1841, Ohio7,8,9
Marriage: about 1871, Eliza Anna Sollars (20 Nov 1845 - 28 Jan 1936)10,11,12
Death: 13 Dec 1927, Fairfield Twp., Highland Co., Ohio5
Burial: 2 Jan 1928, Greenfield, Highland Co., Ohio5
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     James W. Brady was born on 24 Oct 1841 in Ohio.7,8,9 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp., Highland Co., Ohio, in the household of his parents, Barzilla Brady and Sophia Santee.13 He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp., Highland Co., Ohio, in the household of his parents.14
     James enlisted as a private in the 184th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, on 8 Feb 1865, for a term of one year. The regiment was organized in Feb 1895 at Camp Chase, Ohio. He is one of several hundred who appear on muster rolls but not on any company rolls, so it is not known just how he served.15 Immediately after it was organized the regiment was ordered to Nashville, Tennessee, where it remained for a short time doing garrison duty. It then proceeded to Chattanooga, then on to Bridgeport, Alabama, which it reached about 21 Mar 1865. It then guarded the railroad between the two cities.16 On Jul 25 the regiment was ordered to Edgefield for garrison duty, and remained there unitl it was mustered out of service 20 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.16
     James appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Samantha, Highland Co., Ohio, in the household of his brother Benjamin. Their mother was also listed in the household. His future wife was apparently living close by as her family is listed next in the census record.17
     James married Eliza Anna Sollars, daughter of Samuel Sollars and Nancy A. Knox, about 1871.10,11,12
     On 24 Jan 1878 the court ordered the administrator of the estate of his grandfather, Benjamin Brady, to pay James and his brother each $75, one half of their late father's share of the estate.18 On 25 Jul 1878 the court ordered him to pay him his remaining share, $16.11.19
     James and Eliza Anna Sollars appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp., Highland Co., Ohio, enumerated 9 Jun 1880. Their children Emmerson, Adaline and Laura were listed as living with them.20
     James and Eliza appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp., Highland Co., Ohio, enumerated 8 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their farm, free of mortgage. Their children Emmerson and Adaline were listed as living with them. Their daughter Laura and her husband were apprently living in the same neighborhood, as they were listed as the fifth following household in the census record.21
     James and Eliza appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp., Highland Co., Ohio, enumerated 9 May 1910, reporting that they owned their farm, free of mortgage. Their son Emmerson was listed as living with them.22
     James and Eliza appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Fairfield Twp., Highland Co., Ohio, enumerated 7 Feb 1920, reporting that they owned their farm, free of mortgage. Their son Emmerson was listed as living with them.23
     He was a farmer all his life.24,20,21,22,23
     James died on 13 Dec 1927 in Fairfield Twp., Highland Co., Ohio, at age 86.5 He was buried on 2 Jan 1928 in Greenfield, Highland Co., Ohio.5

Children:
     Children with Eliza Anna Sollars:

  • Emmerson Emmit Brady25,20,21 (24 Aug 1871 - 26 Feb 1953)
  • Adaline Brady26,20,27 (8 Mar 1873 - 31 Jan 1963)
  • Charles Brady28 (1 Dec 1874 - 14 Aug 1876)
  • Laura Brady20 (7 Jan 1877 - 1 Mar 1969)

Citations

  1. [S6970] Brazillia Brady household, 1850 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows name as James W. Brady.
  2. [S6971] Brazilla Brady household, 1860 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows name as James W. Brady.
  3. [S6965] Probate Records, Platte Co., Missouri, P:228, order in the estate of Benjamin Brady, dec'd, 24 Jan 1878, shows him as Barzella's heir to received a share of his father's estate.
  4. [S6970] Brazillia Brady household, 1850 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S7013] James W. Brady, Certificate of Death.
  6. [S6971] Brazilla Brady household, 1860 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  7. [S7013] James W. Brady, Certificate of Death, shows date and state.
  8. [S6970] Brazillia Brady household, 1850 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows age 8 and state.
  9. [S7103] W. James Brady household, 1900 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows month, year, age 58, and state.
  10. [S7102] James Brady household, 1880 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows married and their oldest child 8 years old.
  11. [S7103] W. James Brady household, 1900 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows married 29 years.
  12. [S7104] James W. Brady household, 1910 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows married 39 years.
  13. [S6970] Brazillia Brady household, 1850 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio.
  14. [S6971] Brazilla Brady household, 1860 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio.
  15. [S7110] Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio, vol IX, pp 725, 743.
  16. [S7110] Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio, vol IX, pg 743.
  17. [S7015] Benja. F. Brady household, 1870 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio.
  18. [S6965] Probate Records, Platte Co., Missouri, P:228, order in the estate of Benjamin Brady, dec'd, 24 Jan 1878.
  19. [S6965] Probate Records, Platte Co., Missouri, P:356, order in the estate of Benjamin Brady, dec'd, 25 Jul 1878.
  20. [S7102] James Brady household, 1880 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio.
  21. [S7103] W. James Brady household, 1900 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio.
  22. [S7104] James W. Brady household, 1910 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio.
  23. [S7105] James Brady household, 1920 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio.
  24. [S7015] Benja. F. Brady household, 1870 U.S. Census, Highland Co., Ohio, shows occupation as farmer.
  25. [S7117] Record of Births, Highland Co., Ohio, , 1:152, no. 459, record for Emmerson Brady.
  26. [S7117] Record of Births, Highland Co., Ohio, , 1:164, no. 132, record for infant female Brady.
  27. [S7109] John J. Dewey and Adaline Brady, Highland Co. Marriage register.
  28. [S7117] Record of Births, Highland Co., Ohio, , 1:230, no. 113, record for Chas. Brady.