Braden, James


1 Aug. 1801–11 June 1881. Farmer. Born in West Bethlehem, Washington Co., Pennsylvania. Son of John Braden and Martha Elizabeth Llewellyn. Married Rachel Totton, 1820. Baptized into LDS church. Ordination as priest determined “illegal” by council of high priests, before 2 May 1833, in Norton, Medina Co., Ohio. Wife died, 1836. Ordained an elder, by 3 Mar. 1836. Moved to Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois, by 1840. Excommunicated, 19 Jan. 1845, in Adams Co. Moved to Rockford, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, by 1856; to Harrison Co., Iowa, by 1857; to Boyer, Harrison Co., by 1860; to Cass, Harrison Co., by 1870; and to Magnolia, Harrison Co., by 1880. Died in Harrison Co.