Bio: Phelps, Mrs. Emaline Eliza Bramen/Braman (1844 - ?)

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----Sources: Federal Census, Greenwood Gleaner 9 May 1902


Surnames: Bissett, Braman, Bramen, Baugham, Falconer, Grover, Phelps, Starbird


Emeline Eliza was the 4th daughter of Daniel Braman (1809–1882) & Belinda Falconer (1814–1891) who married 10 May 1835 in Lorain Co., Ohio


*Belinda Braman (Falconer)
Birthdate: August 15, 1814; Death: 1891
Daughter of Henry Falconer and Frances Falconer
Wife of Daniel Braman; Sister of Samuel Alexander Falconer; Esther Baughman; William Falconer; Keziah Falconer; Abraham Falconer, Daniel Throckmorton Falconer,  Francis Bissett, Henry Falconer and Gilbert DeMoss Falconer.
Mother of Emeline Eliza Braman


The Children of Daniel Braman and Belinda Falconer were:  Henry Otis Braman, 1836–1918; Gilbert Jarvis Braman, 1839–1922;​​ Alzina "Lucy" Braman,1840–1902; Cynthia Braman, 1841–1901; Azuba H. Bramon, 1843–1919, m. John Balson in 1866; Emeline Braman, 1844 - ?; Charles Abraham Braman, 26 Jun 1847–1905; Mary Lucinda Braman, 1854–1902; Mason Braman, (16 Apr 1856 - ); Vesta M Braman, 1861–1862.

In 1871, Alzina Lucy Braman (1840–1902) married Joseph Noyes (1832–1876) who fought in the Civil War and they lived in Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis..  In 1880 Alzina "Lucy" married, Albert Arthur Hartson (1851–1896).  1902 she was buried in the Neillsville Cemetery, Neillsville, Wisconsin, beside her son Ellis Noyes.


Charles Abraham Braman (1847–1905) & his wife, Esther Lenora Binge (1861-?) resided in Humbird, Clark Co., Wis. and is buried in the Houghtonburg cemetery.


In 1860, Mary Lucinda Braman, (1854–1902) resided in Alma, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States.  Her marriage to Edward L. Bowen (1850- ) took place,  30 Nov. 1878 in Jefferson, Wis.  In 1880 her home was in Beaver twp., Clark, Wisconsin, United States.  In 1900 she was recorded in Alma town, east side Merillan village, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States where she died 20 Mar 1902 and was buried in that village cemetery.


Vesta M Braman, (17 May 1861 - 12 Feb 1862) died and was buried in Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin

Moses L. Phelps Jun 1837
Emaline Eliza Bramen 1845

Children of Emaline Eliza Bramen and Moses L. Phelps

(1.) Spencer Eugene Phelps 14 Jan 1874–1952, m. Hermae M Sterrett (9 Oct 1897), d. 11 Jul 1952, Casper, Natrona, Wyoming
(2.) Freddin C. Phelps 1877 - 1910


BioM: Bramen, Eliza Emeline (1861)


Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930

Groom: Moses L. Phelps, male
Marriage Date: 20 Jun 1861
Location: Hixton, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States
Event Place (Original):
Hixton, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States
Father: Jones M. Phelps
Mother: Fanny Austin
Bride: Eliza M. (Emeline) Braman, female
Father:: Daniel Bramen


Moses L. Phelps was born in June 1837 in Springfield, Penobscot, Maine, the son of Jonas M. Phelps (1794 - ) and Fanny Starbird (1796-1863).  In 1861, he married Emeline Eliza Braman. After their divorce, he married Kittie A. Grover, (a dressmaker who had boarded with the family at the time of the 1880 Federal Census) and they lived in Nebraska and eventually died and was buried in Idaho.


Known Residences of Moses L. Phelps

1850--Springfield, Penobscot, Maine, United States

1860--Jackson Co., Wisconsin
1900--Platte & Shelton Townships Shelton village, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States
1910--Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States

Moses was the youngest of eleven children: Rosalla Phelps, 1819–1870; Mary Phelps, 1820; Jonas Phelps Jr., 1822; Ambrose Phelps, 1824–1905; Cordelia Phelps, 1826; Nancy M. Phelps, 1828; Amon Fish Phelps. 1829; Lucinda Phelps, 1829; Elvridge Phelps, 1833; Vesta A Phelps, 1836–1903 and Moses L Phelps, 1837-1944.


1860 Federal Census, Village of Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States


James Ice Male 28 Pennsylvania
Eliza A Ice Female 30 Pennsylvania
Eliza E Ice Female 5 Pennsylvania
James Ice Male 0 Wisconsin
Emeline Braman Female 17 Ohio


1870 Federal Census, Mendon Township, Clayton, Iowa, United States

Moses Phelps Male 30 Maine
Emmeline Phelps Female 26 Ohio
Spencer Phelps Male 0 Iowa
Emma Pulsifer Female 22 New York

1880 Federal Census, Randalia, Fayette, Iowa, United States


1880 Federal Census, Randalia, Fayette Co., Iowa

M L Phelps Self Male 43 Maine, United States, lumber dealer
Emeline E Phelps Wife Female 35 Ohio, United States
Eugene S Phelps Son Male 10 Iowa, United States
Freddin Phelps Son Male 3 Iowa, United States
(Boarder) Kittie Grover Other Female 24 Iowa, United States, dressmaker


United States Census, 1900, ED 37 Platte & Shelton Townships Shelton village, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States

Moses L Phelps, 63 yr. old married white, male
Years Married: 17
Birth Date: Jun 1837 (1883)
Birthplace: Maine
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Moses L Phelps Head Male 63 Maine
Kittie A Phelps Wife Female 42 Iowa


1883 Marriage


1910 Federal Census, Seattle Ward 13, King, Washington, United States


E Eliza Phelps Head Female 66 Ohio, widowed, father b. NY; mother b. Ohio
Fred C Phelps Son Male 32 (1877-1878) Iowa, dentist


BioM: Phelps, Emeline Eliza (1910)

*This marriage has not been validated


Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008

Groom: Gust Johnson, male
Marriage Date: 2 May 1910
Location: Seattle, King, Washington, United States
Bride: Emeline Phelps, female

Minister: M. A. Matthias, 1st Baptist Church, Seattle, WA
Witnesses: Seldus Wilson & C. R. McMillin
May 4, 1910 Certificate




Obit: Phelps, Freddin C. (1878 - 1910)

United States, Genealogy Bank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011

Deceased: Dr F C Phelps, Male
Location: Seattle, Washington
Residence Date: 11 Nov 1910
Occupations: Dentist, [Chief Of Police], [Patrolmen]
Death Date: 11 Nov 1910



*It has not been confirmed that the obits below are connected to the Braman/Phelps family


Obit: Phelps, Eliza Johnson (1844 - 1922)

Eliza Johnson, female
Death: 24 Sep 1922, Washington


Obit: Johnson, Gustav (1868 - 1944)


Gustav Johnson, married male

Birth Year (Estimated) 1868
Death Date: 02 May 1944 (76 years 3 months 25 days)
Location: Vancouver, Clark, Washington
Spouse's Name: Amelia Johnson



1920 Federal Census, Casper Ward 3, Natrona, Wyoming, United States


Spencer E Phelps Head Male 50 Iowa
Hermas Phelps Wife Female 49 Iowa
Daniel Crowley Lodger Male 28 United States


----Mrs. E. E. (Emaline Eliza) Phelps left Sunday morning for her new home at Ballard, Washington, where she goes to join her son Fred, who is practicing dentistry there.  She was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Ira P. Houghton, of Neillsville, who will locate at New Whatcom.  They all leave many friends in this section who will join the Leader in wishing them health and prosperity in their new home.  From the Merrillan Leader, reprinted in the Greenwood, Gleaner 9 May 1902.




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