Christopher Brandis1

(circa 1748 - 4 August 1774), ID# 249
Christopher Brandis|b. c 1748\nd. 4 Aug 1774|p249.htm|Thomas Brandis|b. 6 May 1709\nd. 13 Jan 1788|p417.htm|Martha Walker||p418.htm|Richard Brandis||p444.htm|Elizabeth (?)||p445.htm|||||||
FatherThomas Brandis1,2 (6 May 1709 - 13 Jan 1788)
MotherMartha Walker1
     Christopher Brandis, son of Thomas Brandis and Martha Walker, was born circa 1748 in Adderbury, Oxfordshire.2 He was baptised on 23 June 1749 in Adderbury, Banbury, Oxfordshire.1

Christopher was the eldest of seven children. His siblings were Sarah (b 1750, d 1751), John (b 1753, d 1754), Ann (b and d 1755), Anna Maria (b and d 1756), Bett (b 1758) and Ann (b 1760, d 1838).

Christopher Brandis married Ann Small, daughter of William Small and Bridget (?), on 28 October 1773 in Wylye, Wiltshire.1

Christopher Brandis died on 4 August 1774 in Wylye, Wiltshire.2 He is commemorated on his father's headstone in Adderbury. The inscription reads as follows:

"In memory of THOMAS BRANDIS who died Jan 13 1788 Aged 79 years
Four children Inter'd here of THOMAS & MARTHA BRANDIS, SARAH, JOHN
Also of CHRISTOPHER son of the above said THOMAS and MARTHA BRANDIS who died at Wyle in Wiltshire August ye 4th 1774 In the 27 year of his age
We rest here and he rests there In hope of a Glorious resurrection."2

Child with Ann Small

ChartsAncestors of John Albert (Jack) Davis
Descendants of Richard Brandis


  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), extracted record, compiled by the the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, v5.0 (2005) (
  2. Information supplied by Kerry Brandis (Gold Coast, Australia, e-mail address) to Alison O'Neill (Hebden Bridge, W Yorks), 2007-2008.

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