Brandon, Vera Effie

Birth Name Brandon, Vera Effie
Gender female
Age at Death 75 years, 5 months, 21 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1892-10-10   Birth of Brandon, Vera E.
Death 1968-03-31   Death of Brandon, Vera


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Brandon, Joseph Thomas
Mother West, Ida Elizabeth
         Brandon, Vera Effie
    Sister     Brandon, Minnie Belle
    Sister     Brandon, Maudie B.
    Sister     Brandon, Mary Kate


    Family of Lilly, Lawrence Melvin and Brandon, Vera Effie
Married Husband Lilly, Lawrence Melvin
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1911-12-22 Lee, Mississippi, USA Marriage of Lilly, Lawrence and Vera
  1. Lilly



Transcription of handwritten information found in Bible of Vera Brandon Lilly

Vera Brandon Lilly

Sisters Minnie Belle, Maudie B, Mary Kate
Father Joseph Thomas Brandon

Siblings of Joseph Thomas Brandon, Jim, George, Jenny, Jim Fewell, Nettie Belle
Parents of JT Brandon, George Washington Brandon and Maria Fulton Brandon

Mother Ida West Brandon

Siblings of Ida West Brandon, Ollie J, Columbia, Mollie, Sam, Minnie, Della, Effie
Parents of Ida West Brandon, Sam Houston West and Mary C. Mouts West *
Mary C. Mouts West s/b Catherine

Ida Elizabeth West daughter of Sam Houston West and Catherine Monts (Johnson) daughter of Adam Mouts and Elizabeth Schaffer *

*s/b Mary E Sease

Joseph Thomas Brandon son of Washington Brandon and Maria Fulton daughter of Zachariah Fulton

Joseph Thomas Brandon's father married three times, Joseph was of the third set of children, sisters Nettie Belle and Jennie

Dutch from Grandma West and Irish from Grandpa Brandon

Samuel Houston West was born March 21, 1846 in MS. He married Mrs. Kate Monts Johnson in 1867 and to them were born seven children. Brother West served in the confederate army for 2 years. He was a poor man in this world but he was rich in the other world.

--transcribed by Susan Swindell.

Family Map

Family Map


  1. Brandon, Joseph Thomas
    1. West, Ida Elizabeth
      1. Brandon, Vera Effie
        1. Lilly, Lawrence Melvin
          1. Lilly
      2. Brandon, Minnie Belle
      3. Brandon, Maudie B.
      4. Brandon, Mary Kate