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Samuel Curtis Branch
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1835
Meigs County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 18, 1875
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

Samuel C. Branch, son of Rev. Sam'l S. Branch and Elizabeth (Smith) Branch, came to Wayne County Illinois with his parents and siblings in 1852 when he was 17 years old. In 1852 he married Lamyh Ann SCOTT, daughter of Maj. Thos. Samuel and Lamyh had three children: Hosmer, William Lincoln, and Lamyh. Hosmer died age 4, and Lamyh only lived 3 months.

Samuel and his twin Stephen Smith Branch enlisted in the 62nd Illinois Infantry in April 1862. Samuel's wife died 10 days after childbirth with the baby Lamyh, who died 3 months later.

After the war, Samuel married 2nd Mahala Caroline STRIBLING, daughter of the Methodist circuit preacher Bradford Stribling. Samuel and Caroline had four children, three of whom died young. Samuel, who was a carpenter, died age 39 survived by his wife Caroline and two sons, Will and Alpha. 
Family links: 
  Samuel S. Branch (1801 - 1862)
  Elizabeth Smith Branch (1806 - 1892)
  Lamyh Ann Scott Branch (1836 - 1863)
  Mahala CAROLINE Stribling Branch (1847 - 1885)*
  Hosmer L. Branch (1857 - 1861)*
  William Lincoln Branch (1860 - 1932)*
  Lamyh Ann (infant) Branch (1863 - 1863)*
  Arvilla S. Branch (1867 - 1883)*
  John Logan Branch (1869 - 1871)*
  Hannah Viola Branch (1874 - 1878)*
  Cyrenus Vincent Branch (1827 - 1902)**
  Hannah Branch Buffington (1831 - 1878)**
  Samuel Curtis Branch (1835 - 1875)
  Stephen S. Branch (1835 - 1911)*
  Mary Elizabeth Branch Moore (1837 - 1861)*
  Joseph Branch (1841 - 1924)*
  Levi B. Branch (1843 - 1913)*
  Marilla Branch Dudrey (1845 - 1882)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Grove Christian Church Cemetery
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Created by: carolyn leonard
Record added: Nov 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61940892
Samuel Curtis Branch
Added by: Derek Knutson
Samuel Curtis Branch
Added by: carolyn leonard
Samuel Curtis Branch
Added by: carolyn leonard
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THANK you for your service, gr grandfather!
- carolyn leonard
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014

- Lady In Black
 Added: Apr. 2, 2011

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