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Blanche Ritchie Abbate
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1914
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
Death: 1992

The Courier-Journal
Louisville, Kentucky
September 12, 1992

HANOVER --- Blanche Branham Abbate, 77, died Thursday at King's Daughters' Hospital in Madison.

She was a native of Cynthiana, Ky., and a member of First Christian Church.

Survivors: three sons, Robert and Donald Branham, both of Manville, and William Branham; three daughters, Ruth G. Tinker of Vevay and Shirley A. Pickett and Esther L. Wooten, both of Indianapolis; two stepsons, Joseph G. Abbate Jr. of Brooklyn, N. Y., and Thomas J. Abbate; a brother, Edgar Ritchie, of Madison; 31 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday, Vail-Holt Hanover Funeral Home. Burial: Grandview Memorial Gardens, Madison. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Saturday and after 11 a.m. Sunday.

Transcribed by: GenealogyGirl

Blanche was the daughter of James M. Ritchie and Emma Asbury. She married James Edward Branham on 6 April 1933.

Their children:

1. Donald E. Branham born LIVING

2. Louise Branham born LIVING

3. Shirley Branham born LIVING. She was adopted by Tilly and Mary Pickett when she was 5 years of age with the permission of James & Blanche Branham.

4. James Edward Branham Jr. born 8 October 1935 and died 10 September 1990. He married Aline Wilson.

5. Robert Lewis Branham born LIVING. He married Helen Miller.

6. William G. Branham born 3 May 1940 in Switzerland Co, IN and died 23 January 2005 in Madison, Jefferson Co, IN. He married Ruth Sanders.

From the Personal Files of Teresa L. Skaggs

Family links: 
  James Edward Branham (1903 - 1985)*
  James Edward Branham (1934 - 1990)*
  Richard Lee Branham (1935 - 1936)*
  Robert Lewis Branham (1939 - 2005)*
  William Gaylord Branham (1940 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Grandview Memorial Gardens
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
Created by: GenealogyGirl
Record added: Aug 17, 2008
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