William henry braithwaite





    William Henry Braithwaite, a shipbuilder and carpenter from Princess Anne, Virginia, was born December 13, 1831.  He was a confederate soldier when he met Delia Adalaide Churchill Bucktrout, and later married her on December 27, 1865.  He had twelve children with his wife (see bio of Delia Adalaide Churchill Bucktrout).

    William Henry died on July 24, 1893.  He had been paralyzed for years from a bullet in his spine taken at the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg.  His oldest child then 26, his youngest 5.  Eight were still living.