Alexander F Branscum was born October 27, 1885 to Ephraim & Susana M (Tucker) Branscum. Sibings include Mary J., Julia E, Edgrie B, Richard J, Charles M, Maggie L, Willie E, Denver S, Marie G., and Hazel D Branscum.
Alexander married Lonnie B Nevels, daughter of John Riley & Julia A. (Owens) Nevels. Alex and Lonnie had two sons, James Arlie and David William Branscum.
After Lonnie's death March 16, 1927, Alexander re-married Mary Ellen Strunk. To this union were born two son's, Paul William and Alex Branscum Jr.