Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr.
b. 30 August 1852, d. 28 August 1935
- Father: Thomas Whitaker Brodnax b. circa 16 July 1818, d. 16 July 1874
- Mother: Caroline Elizabeth Bonneau b. 28 August 1824, d. 6 January 1912
- Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr. was born on 30 August 1852 in Louisiana.
- He was known as Whit.
- Thomas Whitaker Brodnax and Caroline Elizabeth Bonneau appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana. Other members of the household included Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr., Olive Anna Brodnax, John Robert Brodnax, William B. Brodnax and Susan M. Brodnax.
- Thomas Whitaker Brodnax and Caroline Elizabeth Bonneau appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Mansfield PO, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana. Other members of the household included Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr., John Robert Brodnax, William B. Brodnax, Ester Elizabeth Brodnax and Hugh Brodnax.
- He married Missouri Lucinda Perkins on 28 July 1873 in San Augustine County, Texas.
- Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr. and Missouri Lucinda Perkins appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Limestone County, Texas. Other members of the household included Bruce Bloom Brodnax, Albert Whitaker Brodnax, Cox William Brodnax, Mary Olive Brodnax, Lena Pearl Brodnax and Rosa Ida Brodnax.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1900 census.
- Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr. became a widower at the 3 March 1913 death of his wife Missouri Lucinda Perkins.
- Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr. appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Mexia, Limestone County, Texas. Other members of the household included Rosa Ida Brodnax.
- He was a farmer, according to the 1920 census.
- William Jerry Ward and Lena Pearl Brodnax appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Limestone County, Texas, at Mexia & Teague Concrete Road. Other members of the household included Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr.
- Thomas Whitaker Brodnax Jr. died on 28 August 1935 at age 82 in Mexia, Limestone County, Texas.
- He was interred at Honest Ridge Cemetery, Limestone County, Texas.
- The following appeared on 30 August 1935 in The Dallas Morning News: (Mexia, Aug. 29) P. [sic] Whit Brodnax, 83, died Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Jerry Ward, on a farm near Mexia. He had suffered a stroke of paralysis more than a year ago, and had been in ill health since. Born April [sic] 30, 1852, Mr. Brodnax lived in the vicinity sixty-two years. Surviving are four daughters and three sons. Mrs. M. E. Tucker of Mercedes, Mrs. Earl Sharpe of Watt, Mrs. Jerry Ward of Mexia, Mrs. T. Roy Leavell of Dallas, Bruce Brodnax of Palestine, White [sic] Brodnax Jr. of Mexia and Cox Brodnax of Mexia. Twenty-eight grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren also survive.
- The following appeared on 1 September 1936 in The Alexandria Town Talk: [Died] On Saturday, August 29, 1936, at 2:30 a. m. at the home of his daughter in Brookland, Tex., John R. Brodnax aged 89 year. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. P. C. Hychembottom, Winnfield, La; Mrs. B. T. Sompayrac, Alexandria, La; Mrs. W. L. Cooper, Brookland, Tex; five sons, Eugene and Herbert of Alexandria, La; Grover, Hodge, La; Lane, Elmer, La; and Grady, Shreveport, La; two brothers, Paul, Hemphill, Tex; Whittier, Uvalde, Tex; two sisters, Mrs. Ollie Porter, Mansfield, La; and Mrs. Hess Peace, Uvalde, Tex.
Funeral services were held Sunday morning, Aug. 30, at Henderson's cemetery, Boyce, La.
- Last Edited: 14 Feb 2016
Family: Missouri Lucinda Perkins b. January 1856, d. 3 March 1913
- Annie Thomas Brodnax b. 21 May 1874, d. 17 February 1955
- Lula Dixie Brodnax b. 14 April 1876, d. 6 November 1933
- Bruce Bloom Brodnax+ b. 8 March 1878, d. 2 February 1959
- Myrtle Brodnax b. 19 July 1880, d. 7 November 1900
- Albert Whitaker Brodnax b. 29 January 1883, d. 18 June 1949
- Cox William Brodnax+ b. 1 April 1885, d. 13 January 1961
- Mary Olive Brodnax b. 6 October 1888, d. 1 August 1968
- Lena Pearl Brodnax+ b. 29 March 1890, d. 5 December 1942
- Bonneau Brodnax b. 1893, d. 1893
- Rosa Ida Brodnax+ b. 10 August 1896, d. 3 February 1989