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Isaac Brazleton, Page 329
ISAAC BRAZLETON, of the town of Scott, is a well-know pioneer business man of Sheboygan County, having been a resident of the county since 1847. He was born in the town of New Market, in East Tennessee, the 3d of July, 1820, and is a son of Jacob and Margaret (Carper) Brazleton. His father was a native of Tennessee, and his mother of Ohio. On the father's side the Brazleton family is of Welsh descent.
Isaac Brazleton came to Wisconsin with his parents in 1835, and settled near Milwaukee, in the town of Granville. He was married in Vermillion County, Ill., September 21, 1843, to Miss Jane Lemley. Mr. Brazleton went from Milwaukee County with an ox-team and wagon for his bride, and they returned in that conveyance, camping at night by the roadside.
In 1847 Mr. Brazleton removed to Sheboygan, where he carried on a meat-market for a number of years, and was also engaged in buying and selling live stock. In the spring of 1861 he removed to the town of Scott, where he opened a store at Batavia, and also bought a farm. He has since continued at that place, and is still extensively engaged in farming. In Scott Township Mr. Brazleton owns several farms, aggregating three hundred and twenty-five acres.
Unto Mr. and Mrs. Brazleton have been born seven children, of whom three only are living: Sarah C., now the wife of John M. Saemann, of Sheboygan; William L., who resides in Rush County, Kan.; and Edward G., a merchant of Batavia.
Mr. Brazleton was appointed Postmaster at Batavia about 1863, and has held the office ever since, except for the four years of President Cleveland's first term. He has also served as Justice of the Peace twenty-five years. Mr. Brazleton is a man of rate business capacity, and has been eminently successful in accumulating property.
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