Rosanna Bragunier 1815-1889
A Thumbnail Biography by David C. Procuniar
Copyright 1997-1998-1999-2000-2001
All Rights Reserved Last updated: 31 Aug 2001

Rosanna Bragunier; daughter of Samuel Bragonier (1788-1883) & Elizabeth Rohrer (1792-1875); Rosanna was born on 09 Nov 1815 in Maryland, died on 29 Aug 1889.  Rosanna married 1st James Watkins on 20 Feb 1851 Washington County, Maryland.  James was born circa 1815 and died 1851; Rosanna married 2nd John J. Hershey on 24 Mar 1859 in Washington County, Maryland.  (children ??)

Children: (no issue that I have found)

Rosanna's first husband James Witkins was shot & killed by robbers while working in his Mill not too long after his marriage to Rosanna in 1851.  When Rosanna married John J. Hershey in 1859, John took over & ran Rosanna's farm and mill that her first husband had built up prior to their marriage.

Other Sources:
David C Procuniar 3598 Harry Truman Drive, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432
The Bragonier Family by Georgiana H. Randall 1969.
The Bragunier Family in America by Brittain Bragunier Robinson 1969.
First Reformed Church of Hagerstown Maryland church records on LDS micro-film.

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