Edwin Clifford Brackens Jr.1,2,3

M, b. October 30, 1933, d. October 20, 1999
FatherEdwin Clifford Brackens1,3 b. April 28, 1908, d. December 2, 1987
MotherStella Elizabeth Poff1,3 b. January 30, 1911, d. November 13, 1989
     His Social Security Number was 226-40-3753.4 Edwin Clifford Brackens Jr. was buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, 1000 Highway 544, Conway, Horry Co., South Carolina.5 He married Natha Lee Cooper.5,6 Edwin Clifford Brackens Jr. was born on October 30, 1933 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5,2,3 He died on October 20, 1999 at Conway, Horry Co., South Carolina, at age 65.4,5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 96, District 119-51, Roanoke, Virginia1

Family

Natha Lee Cooper b. May 6, 1938, d. March 20, 2012
Marriage*Edwin Clifford Brackens Jr. married Natha Lee Cooper.5,6 
Children
  • Kay B. Brackens6
  • Kenny Brackens6
  • Randy Brackens6
  • Dean Brackens6

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5514] Hillcrest Cemetery, Horry Co., SC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S1905] Sun News, The, From the Natha Lee Cooper Brackens obituary in the Mar 22, 2012 edition.

Natha Lee Cooper1

F, b. May 6, 1938, d. March 20, 2012
     Natha Lee Cooper was buried at Hillcrest Cemetery, 1000 Highway 544, Conway, Horry Co., South Carolina.1 Her married name was Brackens.2 She married Edwin Clifford Brackens Jr., son of Edwin Clifford Brackens and Stella Elizabeth Poff.2,1 Natha Lee Cooper was born on May 6, 1938 at Horry Co., South Carolina.2,3,1 She died on March 20, 2012 at Conway, Horry Co., South Carolina, at age 73.1,3 She Natha Lee Cooper Brackens, May 6, 1938 - March 20, 2012, Conway, SC - Natha Lee Cooper Brackens, age 73, wife of the late Edwin Clifford Brackens, of Ole King St., died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Brackens was born in Horry County, a daughter of the late Marvin P. and Tronie Johnson Cooper. She attended Kingston Baptist Church and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Brackens was predeceased by one brother, Hal Cooper. Surviving are one daughter, Kay B. West (Timmy), three sons, Kenny Brackens (Betty), Randy Brackens (Kim) and Dean Brackens, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two sisters, Velma Little (Jim) and Gladys Hucks (Robert) and one brother, Wayne Thompkins (Linda) all of Conway. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday at Kingston Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Black and Rev. Billy Hackett officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery directed by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to the , 44-A Markfield Drive, Charleston, SC 29507. on March 22, 2012.1

Family

Edwin Clifford Brackens Jr. b. October 30, 1933, d. October 20, 1999
Marriage*She married Edwin Clifford Brackens Jr., son of Edwin Clifford Brackens and Stella Elizabeth Poff.2,1 
Children
  • Kay B. Brackens1
  • Kenny Brackens1
  • Randy Brackens1
  • Dean Brackens1

Citations

  1. [S1905] Sun News, The, From the Natha Lee Cooper Brackens obituary in the Mar 22, 2012 edition.
  2. [S5514] Hillcrest Cemetery, Horry Co., SC, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Nellie M. Richmond1

F, b. June, 1877
     Nellie M. Richmond was born in June, 1877 at Baltimore, Maryland.2,3 As of July 6, 1906,her married name was Herman.1 She married Heina Alkan Herman, son of Solomon Friebusch Herman and Pauline Alkan, on July 6, 1906 at Boston, Massachusetts.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 68, District 0723, Manhattan Ward 12, New York Co., New York4
1920Dwelling 8, District 819, Manhattan Assembly District 11, New York Co., New York5
1930Dwelling 18, District 512, Manhattan, New York Co., New York6
1940Dwelling 148, District 31-2047, New York, New York Co., New York7

Family

Heina Alkan Herman b. April 6, 1871, d. November 6, 1937
Marriage*Nellie M. Richmond married Heina Alkan Herman, son of Solomon Friebusch Herman and Pauline Alkan, on July 6, 1906 at Boston, Massachusetts.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S5516] Boston, Massachusetts New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Alkan Richmond Herman1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 18, 1908, d. November, 1962
FatherHeina Alkan Herman1,2,3 b. April 6, 1871, d. November 6, 1937
MotherNellie M. Richmond1,2,3,6 b. June, 1877
     His Social Security Number was 081-12-8368.7 Alkan Richmond Herman was born on June 18, 1908 at Manhattan, New York Co., New York.5,7 He married Erma Grant Powers on May 29, 1933 at Manhattan, New York Co., New York.4 Alkan Richmond Herman died in November, 1962 at age 54.7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 68, District 0723, Manhattan Ward 12, New York Co., New York1
1920Dwelling 8, District 819, Manhattan Assembly District 11, New York Co., New York2
1930Dwelling 18, District 512, Manhattan, New York Co., New York3
1940Dwelling 148, District 31-2047, New York, New York Co., New York6

Occupation

1930Bank clerk3
1940Junior bank branch executive6

Family

Erma Grant Powers b. September 14, 1907, d. June 28, 2009
Marriage*Alkan Richmond Herman married Erma Grant Powers on May 29, 1933 at Manhattan, New York Co., New York.4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4205] 1866-1937 Index to New York City Marriages, New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937.
  5. [S5238] Italian Genealogical Group and the German Genealogy Group, New York, New York, Birth Index, 1866-1909.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Erma Grant Powers1

F, b. September 14, 1907, d. June 28, 2009
     Erma Grant Powers was born on September 14, 1907 at Massachusetts.2,3 As of May 29, 1933,her married name was Herman.1 She married Alkan Richmond Herman, son of Heina Alkan Herman and Nellie M. Richmond, on May 29, 1933 at Manhattan, New York Co., New York.1 Erma Grant Powers died on June 28, 2009 at Arizona at age 101.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 148, District 31-2047, New York, New York Co., New York2

Family

Alkan Richmond Herman b. June 18, 1908, d. November, 1962
Marriage*Erma Grant Powers married Alkan Richmond Herman, son of Heina Alkan Herman and Nellie M. Richmond, on May 29, 1933 at Manhattan, New York Co., New York.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S4205] 1866-1937 Index to New York City Marriages, New York, New York, Marriage Indexes 1866-1937.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Dorothy Ruth Herman1

F, b. October 20, 1939, d. August 31, 2003
FatherAlkan Richmond Herman2,1 b. June 18, 1908, d. November, 1962
MotherErma Grant Powers2,1 b. September 14, 1907, d. June 28, 2009
     Her Social Security Number was 059-32-5082.1 Dorothy Ruth Herman Dorothy Ruth Gordon, 63, of Sun City, Arizona, passed away on Sunday, August 31, 2003. Dorothy was born in New York City, New York, and attended Evander Childs High School in The Bronx, New York and Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York. She was a former President of the Sun City Weavers' and Spinners Guild. Mrs. Gordon was the beloved wife of Paul of Sun City, Arizona. She is survived by her loving children: Stephen, William and Paul James of Connecticut and Andrew of Phoenix, Arizona. She is also survived by her mother Erma Herman of Sun City, Arizona; her sister Jean Lowell of Vermont and by her three grandchildren: Michael, Maggie and Alexa. Funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 4, 2003 at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 15800 Del Webb Boulevard in Sun City, Arizona. Donations in memory of Dorothy Gordon may be made to Hospice of the Valley / Lifecare Center of North Glendale, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85014. Arrangements handled by Menke Funeral Home, 623-979-6451.3 She was born on October 20, 1939 at New York, New York Co., New York.2,1 As of October 21, 1960,her married name was Gordon.4 She married Paul John Gordon on October 21, 1960 at New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.4,3 Dorothy Ruth Herman died on August 31, 2003 at Sun City, Maricopa Co., Arizona, at age 63.1,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 148, District 31-2047, New York, New York Co., New York2

Family

Paul John Gordon b. June 27, 1930, d. August 19, 2008
Marriage*Dorothy Ruth Herman married Paul John Gordon on October 21, 1960 at New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.4,3 
Children
  • Stephen Gordon5,3
  • William Gordon5,3
  • Andrew Gordon5,3
  • Paul Gordon5,3

Citations

  1. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5517] Daily News-Sun, From the Dorothy Ruth Gordon obituary.
  4. [S1760] Connecticut Department of Public Health, Connecticut Marriage Index, 1959-2012.
  5. [S5517] Daily News-Sun, From the Paul John Gordon obituary.

Paul John Gordon1,2

M, b. June 27, 1930, d. August 19, 2008
     Paul John Gordon Paul John Gordon, 78, of Sun City, Arizona, passed away on Tuesday, August 19th, 2008. Paul was a resident of New Fairfield, Connecticut for 25 years before retiring to Sun City, Arizona in 1989. Paul was born in Amsterdam, New York. He graduated with a BS from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York in 1963 where he was a member of Alpha Delta Omega fraternity. Paul served in the Korean War for the US Air Force. He worked for the Buick Motor Division of GM in White Plains, New York for over 20 years. Paul was married to his beloved wife, Dorothy for 43 years before she passed away in 2003. He is survived by his loving sons: Stephen, William, Andrew and Paul; and grandchildren: Michael, Aidan, Jack, Liam, Maggie, Raina, Alexa, Sean and Summer. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 25th, at 9:00 A.M. at Menke Funeral Home, 12420 N. 103rd Avenue, Sun City, Arizona 85351. Donations in memory of Paul may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85014-5656.2 He was born on June 27, 1930 at Amsterdam, Montgomery Co., New York.3,2 He married Dorothy Ruth Herman, daughter of Alkan Richmond Herman and Erma Grant Powers, on October 21, 1960 at New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.1,4 Paul John Gordon died on August 19, 2008 at Sun City, Maricopa Co., Arizona, at age 78.3,2

Family

Dorothy Ruth Herman b. October 20, 1939, d. August 31, 2003
Marriage*He married Dorothy Ruth Herman, daughter of Alkan Richmond Herman and Erma Grant Powers, on October 21, 1960 at New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.1,4 
Children
  • Stephen Gordon2,4
  • William Gordon2,4
  • Andrew Gordon2,4
  • Paul Gordon2,4

Citations

  1. [S1760] Connecticut Department of Public Health, Connecticut Marriage Index, 1959-2012.
  2. [S5517] Daily News-Sun, From the Paul John Gordon obituary.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S5517] Daily News-Sun, From the Dorothy Ruth Gordon obituary.