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John Branch

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John Branch Famous memorial

Birth
Halifax, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA
Death
3 Jan 1863 (aged 80)
Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA Add to Map
Plot
The grave is located at the very back (far right) of the cemetery, near a wooden fence.
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US Congressman, Presidential Cabinet Member, North Carolina Governor, US Senator. Elected to represent North Carolina's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1831 to 1833. Also served as a Member of the North Carolina State Senate in 1811, 1813 to 1817, and 1834, Governor of North Carolina from 1817 to 1820, Federal Judge in 1822, United States Senator from North Carolina from 1823 to 1829, United States Secretary of the Navy from 1829 to 1831, Delegate to the North Carolina State Constitutional Convention in 1835, and Governor of Florida Territory from 1844 to 1845.
US Congressman, Presidential Cabinet Member, North Carolina Governor, US Senator. Elected to represent North Carolina's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1831 to 1833. Also served as a Member of the North Carolina State Senate in 1811, 1813 to 1817, and 1834, Governor of North Carolina from 1817 to 1820, Federal Judge in 1822, United States Senator from North Carolina from 1823 to 1829, United States Secretary of the Navy from 1829 to 1831, Delegate to the North Carolina State Constitutional Convention in 1835, and Governor of Florida Territory from 1844 to 1845.

Inscription

[Obelisk:]
In memory of
GOV JOHN BRANCH,
who departed this life
Jan'y 4, 1863,
In the 82nd year
of his age.

[Ledger:]
John Branch

Governor of North Carolina 1817-1820

Commissioner for Valuation of Lands and Dwellings
and Enumeration of Slaves
Third District of North Carolina 1799
Graduate of University of North Carolina 1801
North Carolina State Senator 1811 1813-1817 1822 1834
Federal Judge Western District of Florida 1822
United States Senator 1823-1829
Secretary of the Navy 1829-1831
United States Congressman 1831-1833
Delegate to North Carolina State Constitutional Convention 1835
Governor of Florida Territory 1844-1845
Born Nov. 4, 1782 Halifax County, North Carolina
Died Jan. 4, 1863 Enfield, North Carolina



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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: The Silent Forgotten
  • Added: Apr 1, 2004
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8586661/john-branch: accessed ), memorial page for John Branch (4 Nov 1782–3 Jan 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8586661, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.