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David Branch, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1796, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 1848
Laurens County
Georgia, USA

David is the son of James and Rachel Branch.

He is the grandson of Revolutionary War Veteran John Branch, born about 1740 in Halifax County, Virginia and died 1806 in Halifax County, Virginia and Ann Britton Branch, born about 1740.

He married Charity Hagen. He was the father of 13 children:

Martha (Pattie) Branch - Born 19 May 1818. Died 9 May 1902. Buried in Wilkes Cemetery, Laurens County, Georgia. She married David (Dave) Wilkes, son of Elisha Wilkes & Elizabeth Gay Mosley. They are both buried in Wilkes Cemetery, Laurens County, Ga.

Nancy Branch - Born 9 Dec 1819. Died 20 May 1873. Buried in Wilkes Cemetery, Laurens County, Georgia. Occupation 1850 census lived w/b-i-l & sister Martha in Laurens County. History Never Married. Buried in Wilkes Cemetery, Laurens County, Ga.

Isham Isaac "Isom" Branch - Born 23 Sep 1823. Died 5 Nov 1908. Buried in Bracewell Cemetery, Laurens County, Georgia. He married Mariah Elizabeth Gaines on 9 Oct 1851. They are both buried in the Bracewell Cemetery in Laurens County, Ga.

Rachel Branch - Born 1825 in Laurens County, Ga. Died between 1910 & 1920. She married John Emmett Henry in May 1862 in Laurens County, Ga. She had 2 illegitimate daughters, Nancy & Annie Eliza by John "Pappy" Wilkes. In the 1910 census, she is living with her son Francis Marion "Buddy" Henry. She is assumed to be buried by John Emmett Henry in Lamb's cemetery, Emanuel County, Ga.

Elias (Like) Branch - Born 19 Feb 1827. Died 14 Aug 1902. He married Penelope (Penny) Spivey. He is buried in the Wilkes Cemetery, Laurens County, Ga. If Penny is buried there, her grave is unmarked. He served in the Confederate Army in Company A, 2nd GA Militia.

David Duncan "Dunc" Branch - Born 1829. He married Sarah Carolina Cooper. He served in the Confederate Army in Company B, 57th GA Infantry CSA

Charity "Oud" Branch - Born 1830. Married John "Pappy" Wilkes. Died 1918. They are both buried in Mt. Zion Methodist Church Cemetery in Rockledge, Laurens County, GA.

James Benjamin "Jim" Branch - Born December 24, 1831. Died May 1, 1922. Married Susan Ann Warnock. Both are buried in Red Bluff Cemetery in Treutlen County, Ga. He was a Private,
Company B 57th Georgia Infantry, CSA.

Ann Eliza Branch - Born 1835. Died 1905. Buried in Wilkes Cemetery in Laurens County. She had an illegitimate son, James Jimmy Branch. It is said his father was Jim King. She later married Moses Ricks. Her son James married Mary Ann Samantha Kea.

William (Bill) H. Branch - Born 17 Oct 1837. Died 14 Aug 1866. He married Mary Allen on 5 May 1861. He is buried in Wilkes Cemetery, Laurens County, Georgia. If Mary is there, her grave is unmarked. He was a Private, Company "A", Phillips Legion CSA Lost left arm. Also listed in Company B, 57th GA Infantry CSA

Tabitha "Bitha" Branch - Born 1842. Died December 20, 1925 of pneumonia. She married Benjamin Franklin Dixon, Sr. They are both buried in Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Laurens County, Ga.

John Branch - Born 1843. Died 1918. He married Martha Elizabeth Ricks. They are both buried in Blue Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Rockledge, Laurens County, Georgia. He served in Company B, 57th GA Infantry CSA

Mary Branch - Born 1848. Died 1918. She married Cicero G. Beacham. They are both buried in Mt. Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Rockledge, Laurens County, Georgia



I have the BRANCH line traced back to a

John Branch (Braunche) - Born About 1437 in England. Died About 1488 in Abington, Berkshire, England

He is my GGGG Grandfather.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Charity Hagen/Hagan Branch (1801 - 1885)
 
 Children:
  Martha Patricia Branch Wilkes (1818 - 1902)*
  Nancy Branch (1819 - 1870)*
  Isham Isaac Branch (1822 - 1907)*
  Rachel Branch Henry (1823 - ____)*
  Elias Branch (1827 - 1902)*
  Charity Branch Wilkes (1830 - 1918)*
  James Benjamin Branch (1831 - 1922)*
  Ann Eliza Branch Ricks (1835 - 1905)*
  William H Branch (1837 - 1865)*
  Tabitha Branch Dixon (1839 - 1925)*
  John Branch (1843 - 1918)*
  Mary Branch Beacham (1848 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
He Is At Rest
 
Note: The stone is extemely difficult to read as it is very weathered.
 
Burial:
Wilkes Cemetery
East Dublin
Laurens County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Dorothy George Taylor
Record added: Mar 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66752604
David Branch, Sr
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Added by: Dorothy George Taylor
 
 
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Rest easy - from your GGGG Granddaughter
- Dorothy George Taylor
 Added: Mar. 11, 2011
 
 
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