The Braselton Family

The Braselton Family (HMG17)

Location: Braselton, GA 30517 Jackson County
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N 34° 6.407', W 83° 45.717'

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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 businesses such as a store and fertilizer operation. The arrival of first the railroad in 1902 and then a state highway in 1927 allowed expansion of farming operations. In 1916 the town of Braselton was incorporated. In addition to the farm, the development of a mercantile and grocery business as well as a grist and flour mill led the brothers to form Braselton Brothers, Inc. in 1921. Braselton Brothers also funded local schools, and published the monthly Four County Booster from 1912-1933.
HM NumberHMG17
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number78-3
Year Placed2006
Placed ByThe Georgia Historical Society and the Braselton Memorial Cemetery Foundation
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 245222 N 3777440
Decimal Degrees34.10678333, -83.76195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.407', W 83° 45.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 24.42" N, 83° 45' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4982 GA-53, Braselton GA 30517, US
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