|Birth|| 6 March 1831|
| Birth of a daughter|
| 6 January 1865 (Age 33)|
|Marriage of a daughter||Elvie M. Braford - View family|
6 January 1881 (Age 49)
Solon, Kent Co, Michigan
son-in-law - Norman Newton Pringle
|Death of a daughter|| 22 February 1922 (Age 90)|
East Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
|Globally unique identifier|
|Last change|| 28 January 2017|
|Family with Martha Jubb - View family|
Birth 6 March 1831 New York
Birth July 1831
Elvie M. Braford
Birth 6 January 1865 33 33 Michigan
Death 22 February 1922 (Age 57) East Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
|Note|| Abner S. Braford was of English descent, was born in Cayuga county, N. Y. , March 6, 1831, was educated in the common schools, and at the age of fourteen years came to Michigan with his father, Hosea Braford, and here learned the cooper's trade. He first lived in Genesee county, where in early manhood he made his first purchase of land, and later removed to Livingston county, where he married Miss Jubb, also a native of New York and a daughter of William Jubb, who was born in England, and came to America when a young man.
Mr. and Mrs. Braford came to Kent county early in 1859, and purchased eighty acres of partly improved land in Plainfield on which they lived two years, then moved to Cannon township, where they lived fifteen years, and finally, in 1876, settled in Solon township, where they purchased 122 acres. In politics Abner S. Braford was a strong republican, and died, a member of the Wesleyan Methodist church, 562 THE CITY OF GRAND RAPIDS December 30, 1888. His wife still survives him and resides on the homestead, four miles west of Sand Lake, and is also a devout member of the Wesleyan Methodist church.
Quoted from: Abner's son Frank's Bio in<i> The City of Grand Rapids and Kent County, Mich.: up to date, containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens.
</i>A.W. Bowen & Co.
[Logansport, Ind.]: A. W. Bowen, 1900.|