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William A Branch
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Birth: 1854
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1900
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Son of James M and Mary E (Clontz) Branch.

In 1893, William was placed in Broughton Hospital. He had been assisting in fighting a fire in his role as a policeman. He became overheated and later was having delusions. Additionally, he had received an accidental blow to the head in 1884, which left him unconscious for two weeks. This was considered a major contributing factor to his delusions. He never really recovered. He was released for eight days in March of 1895, but returned by his family. He was greatly missed and his family came to visit with him at Broughton often. He died of Bright's Disease in the hospital. Hospital records show that he was a hard worker, helpful and well-liked by the staff. William's family was broken-hearted to lose him in this way.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Jo Walker Branch (1860 - 1897)
 
 Children:
  William Walker Branch (1879 - 1918)*
  Herbert Marion Branch (1880 - 1951)*
  Elnina Branch Gray (1882 - 1951)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Branch Loyd (1891 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Unmarked grave
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Cal Bear
Record added: Apr 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88983795
William A Branch
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