Daniel J. Bragunier 1835-1908
A Thumbnail Biography by David C. Procuniar
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Daniel J. Bragunierthe son of William Bragunier & Caroline Grumbine; married 1st Sarah A. Caywood (no issue from this union); married 2nd Margaret Selina Bowie in Nov 1864 in Maryland (eight children); married 3rd Mary L. Carpenter (three children).  Daniel was born on 13 Aug 1835 while his parents were living in Dayton, Ohio near his uncle Samuel Procuniar (my gr gr grandfather); Daniel died 11 Apr 1908 while living in Washington D.C..  Daniel married Sarah Caywood circa 1861 but Sarah died just a couple years later giving birth in Sept of 1863.  Daniel then married Margaret Selina Bowie in Nov 1864 while living in Maryland.  Together they had eight children.  Margaret died in January 1880 while living in Pisgah Charles Co, MD, she is buried in the Pitgah Cemetery.  Daniel married a third time in December of 1880 to Mary L. Carpenter; together Daniel & Mary had three children.

Daniel was a farmer, served in the Civil War as a Private in Company K, Reg 1 Indiana, Vol. Cav. enrolled Indianapolis June 20, 1861.  Captured at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863 at Camp Parole, Md and City Point Va. May 14, 1863.  Died 11 April 1908 in Casualty Hospital in Washington D.C. & buried in Congressional Cemetery in Washington,  Certificate of death District of Columbia April 11, 1908 and Declaration of Widow's Pension all in A.G.O. Library, Washington D.C., US Archives.  In the 1880 census for Charles County Maryland, lists Daniel J. Bragonia ae 44, born Ohio.  Daniel J. was a farmer who lived for the last two years of his life in the District of Columbia; address at that time was 1238 D. Street S.E.;

Children: by Margaret Selina Bowie
Lillian Bragunier 22 July 1865-1930  (married a Mr. Mattingly and they had a daughter) Lillian died in Phil. Penn.

John Daniel Bragunier 10 April 1870-1961  married circa 1893 Mary Selena Slack (1874-before 1960), had four children all born in Charles Co, MD.
                  ChildrenAlice M. Bragunier 1894 married Howard C. McClintock
                                   Ethel Bragunier 1896 married Harry B Hayden
                                   Lillian Bragunier 1898 married David L. Sandoe
                                   George Daniel Bragunier 1900 Agnes Dallas White (1913-1993)
                                           Children: Dallas Marie Bragunier; Ronald Preston Bragunier; William Tayman Bragunier
                                                          George Daniel Bragunier; Robert Bragunier; Richard Bragunier
                                                           Calvin White Bragunier
Sarah Alice Bragunier 1 October 1871 married Charles Carpenter (brother of Asbury Roswell Carpenter who married                                                                                                                 Sarah's sister Ida May)

Carrie Genevieve Bragunier 11 October 1872 married Wilson G. Compton together they had six children.
                  Children: Wilson Compton; Minnie Compton; Elmer Compton;
                                  Dan Compton; Rosie Compton & Emanuael Compton

George G. Bragunier circa 1874  two children Margaret Bragunier & Emma Bragunier

Ida May Bragunier 3 May 1876-1935 married Asbury Roswell Carpenter two children
                  Children: Genevieve Bragunier Carpenter born 14 Jan 1907 in Pisgah, Maryland
                                         married Franklin W. Shreve 1933; one child Daniel T. Shreve 29 May 1935 Washington DC
                                 Florence May Carpenter 4 July 1912 in Indian Head, Maryland
                                         married Charles Lilly Coltman two children
                                                 Children: Jeanne Alice Coltman 24 Sep 1941
                                                                 Charles Lilly Coltman Jr 11 Jan 1943

William P. Bragunier 27 September 1878-1960 married Daisy E. Bowie 13 Dec 1894 had four children
                   Children: Dan Bragunier; Sue Bragunier; Genevieve Bragunier
                                  Bragonier Bowie Bragunier 03 Aug 1904  married Anna Pearl Hiett had three children
                                                 Children: Marjorie Alyese Bragunier  1928 Washington, DC
                                                                    married Thomas Campbell Skinker 23 Aug 1947
                                                                        Children: Sharon A. Skinker & Michael Thomas Skinker 06 Sep 1948
                                                                 Lisa Bragunier 14 Jul 1947 Washington, DC
                                                                 John Bragunier 02 Apr 1949 Washington, DC

Nellie G. Bragunier 15 Oct 1879 married Mr. Lyons three children: Noah Lyons; Freda Lyons & Eva Lyons

Children by Mary L. Carpenter
Kitty Bragunier 1881 circa
Harry Bragunier 1882 circa
(Infant) Bragunier 1883 (died a few days after birth)


The Bragonier Family by Georgiana H. Randall 1969.
The Bragunier Family in America by Brittian Bragunier Robinson 1969
First Reformed Church of Hagerstown Maryland church records on LDS micro-film

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