Historic Bramwell Pioneers (Continued)
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MIKE FITZKO, SR. & wife ANNA LOUISE - Immigrated to America in 1904 - Lived in Bramwell area.
JAMES LEWIS MARTIN (1866 - 1951) Coal Mine Inspector
FANNIE MCCLAIN MARTIN (1875-1965) Wife of James Lewis Martin
PERCY JOHN McELRATH, M.D. (1870 - Unknown) First dentist and pharmacist in Bramwell
JOHN HENRY RICKMON (1865 - 1951) Superintendent of Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.
ALEX BAILEY (1874 - 1939) Mine Foreman of Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.
WILLIAM C. STEPHENSON (1872 -1939) President of Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.
DR. SIMEON JOSEPH BRYANT- (1865 - 1939) Pharmacist - "Doc" Bryant was owner of Bramwell Pharmacy
CAPTAIN F.L. PADDOCK ( Unknown) Chief Engineer of the Flat-Top Coal Land Association
CAPTAIN M.A. MILLER (1830 - 1895) Land Agent of the Flat-Top Coal Land Association
DOCTOR RICHARD M. McGUFFIN, M.D. (1847 - 1910) Bramwell's first physician
H. V. McNEER, M. D. (1863 - 1903) -Physician and owner of oldest historic house in Bramwell
LEO PERALDO - (1908 - 2002) Violin teacher. He came to Bramwell in 1913 from his native Piedicavallo, Italy
ALBERTO PERALDO - (Unknown) Mason. Built Bramwell Presbyterian Church & Bank of Bramwell
ROBERT T. LITTLE (1860 - 1933) Bramwell Mayor in 1884. Also served as Postmaster and Sgt. in Police Dept.
JOHN MADISON HARRISON (1870 - 1942) Police Chief of Bramwell
MR. & MRS. JAMES O'NEAL - Bramwell residents and pioneer settlers of the coal fields
R. L. PARSONS - Bramwell Mayor for almost a quarter of a century
W. H. HAYNES (1895 - Unknown) N & W Railroad employee
CAPTAIN GEORGE BELCHER - Postmaster of Bramwell Post Office
W. C. BELCHER - One time owner of all of Bramwell Hill
JOHN A. PERDUE - Well known dealer of horses and mules in Bramwell area
GEORGE W. CRAFT (1878 - 1956) Influenced the development of the Town of Bramwell
MOLLIE CRAFT (1880 - 1954) Dedicated Bramwell nurse
THOMAS JEFFERSON THOMPSON (1872 - 1945) - Painter & Paper Hanger - Employed by Booth Bowen Coal Co.
MRS. CORA ENGLISH (1886 - 1945) - Well known wife of Bramwell's Dr. John W. English
ERNEST W. FREEMAN - Pioneer developer of Flat-Top Coal region in Southern W.VA.
DR. J C. NEWBOLD (1883-1976) - Pharmacist - Bramwell's historic pharmacy and theater co-owner
OACAR "BEEF" BENNETT - Police chief and meat market operator in Freeman, WV
DWIGHT W. McCORMICK (1904 - 1977) Bramwell Mayor and Bramwell School Principal
ADA BLAIR WHITMORE (1891 - 1976) Dedicated Teacher/Educator - Bramwell High School
"POP MYERS" - Affectionately called "The Governor", Father of Mrs. Issac T. Mann
DR. HOMER LUTTRELL, M.D. (1894 - 1992) - Bramwell's family doctor 1923 - 1943
CLARK(1902-1999) and wife MOLLIE (1902 - 1999)
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