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Ellen Marie Branch Anderson
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1881
Wilson
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 12, 1940
Wilson
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA

Ellen Marie Branch was born 1881 in Wilson, the 5th of 6 known surviving children (2 boys/4 girls) born to BB&T bank founder Alpheus P. Branch and his wife, Nancy "Nannie" Barnes, the only surviving child of Gen. Joshua Barnes, "the father of Wilson County".

Ellen married Selby H. Anderson of Virginia in 1902 when she was 21 years old, and he 28. The couple would reside in Wilson all their lives, where her husband prospered and was well-known in the community. They were parents to 4 known children, with only child surviving: Marie Anderson (1910-1981).

In 1917, the Anderson's built a home at 901 West Nash Street in the new "bungalow" architectural style, and today the home remains one of the finest examples of Bungalow Style, for which Wilson is nationally known.

Ellen passed in 1940 at age 59. Her husband of 38 years survived her another 22 years, passing in 1962 at at the advanced age of 88.

Daughter, Marie Anderson, married Rom Purefoy Watson Jr. of Wilson, and they are both buried here.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Alpheus P. Branch (1843 - 1893)
  Nancy Barnes Branch (1844 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Selby Hurt Anderson (1874 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Anderson (1905 - 1905)*
  Infant Anderson (1909 - 1909)*
  Marie Anderson Watson (1910 - 1981)*
  Infant Anderson (1913 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ximena Branch Roberts Briggs (1867 - 1900)*
  Alpheus Paul Branch (1869 - 1910)*
  Mattie May Branch Williams (1874 - 1914)*
  Nancy Branch Carr (1879 - 1949)*
  Ellen Marie Branch Anderson (1881 - 1940)
  William Joshua Branch (1883 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maplewood Cemetery
Wilson
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: pbfries
Record added: Oct 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60913559
Ellen Marie <i>Branch</i> Anderson
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Ellen Marie <i>Branch</i> Anderson
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Ellen Marie <i>Branch</i> Anderson
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