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CAUTION:  Some of the information in this GEDCOM file was obtained from census records and has not been verified.

Descendants of Nathaniel Branson

Seventh Generation

(Continued)

390. Rebecca Branson (Thomas H , Abraham , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 13 Nov 1824 in North Carolina. She died on 31 May 1909.

Rebecca married Solomon Dixon son of Jesse Dixon and Catherine Hadley on 25 Dec 1848. Solomon was born on 26 Feb 1820 in Chatham Co Nc. He died on 16 Jun 1904 in Chatham Co Nc.

1880 census
Solomon DIXON Self M Male W 60 NC Mill Wright NC NC
Rebecca DIXON Wife M Female W 56 NC Keeping House NC NC
Sarah C. DIXON Dau S Female W 14 NC At Home NC NC
Ella COBLE GDau S Female W 6 NC At Home NC NC
Source Information:
Census Place Albright, Chatham, North Carolina
Family History Library Film 1254957
NA Film Number T9-0957
Page Number 143C

Solomon and Rebecca had the following children:

  672 F i Sarah C. Dixon was born in 1864 in North Carolina.

419. Rebecca Fawcett (Elisha Fawcett , Sarah Branson , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ).

Rebecca married Living.

They had the following children:

  673 M i Living
  674 F ii Living
  675 M iii Living
  676 M iv Living

420. Levi Branson (Aquilla , Isaac , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 18 Mar 1832 in Flushing Twp., Belmont Co., OH. He died on 18 Apr 1906.

1880 Federal Census:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Levi BRANSON Self W Male W 46 OH Farmer OH --- (Widowed)
Effie BRANSON Dau S Female W 16 IN Keeping House OH IN
Marshall BRANSON Son S Male W 6 KS OH IN

Source Information:
Census Place Elwood, Vermilion, Illinois
Family History Library Film 1254255
NA Film Number T9-0255
Page Number 420C

Levi married Mary "Polly" Pickett Mendenhall daughter of Aaron Pickett and Eunice Newlin in 1856. Mary died before 1880.

They had the following children:

  677 M i Albert Branson was born on 2 Apr 1858.
  678 M ii George Branson was born on 26 May 1859 in Parke Co., Indiana.
+ 679 M iii Nathan John Branson
  680 F iv Ella Branson was born on 11 Jun 1862.
  681 F v Effa Branson was born on 18 Jun 1864.
+ 682 M vi Charles E. Branson
  683 F vii Ida Branson was born on 30 Nov 1868.
  684 M viii Curtis D. Branson was born on 20 Sep 1870.
  685 M ix Arthur Branson was born on 27 Nov 1871 in Kansas. He died in Prob California.

1930 census - Long Beach, Los Angeles, California
Arthur H. Branson, age 58, KS
Dora J, wife, age 56, NY


Branson, Arthur H
Age: 58
Year:
1930
Birthplace: Kansas
Roll:
T626_130
Race: White
Page:
3A
State: California
ED:
1141
County: Los Angeles
Image:
1128
Township: Long Beach
        Arthur married Dora J.. Dora was born in 1878 in New York.
  686 M x Marshal Branson was born on 27 Jun 1873.

426. David Branson (Smith , Isaac , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 23 Feb 1827 in Ohio. He died on 18 Dec 1903.

1880 Federal Census:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
David BRANSON Self M Male W 53 OH Farmer VA MD
Sarah H. BRANSON Wife M Female W 53 OH Keeping House VA MD
Annie E. BRANSON Dau S Female W 26 OH At Home OH OH
Mary E. BRANSON Dau S Female W 23 OH At Home OH OH
Lizzie M. BRANSON Dau S Female W 21 OH At Home OH OH
Emma J. BRANSON Dau S Female W 17 OH At School OH OH
Mira D. BRANSON Dau S Female W 11 OH At School OH OH
Emmerson HOLLOWAY Other S Male W 6 --- --- ---

Source Information:
Census Place Flushing, Belmont, Ohio
Family History Library Film 1254994
NA Film Number T9-0994
Page Number 21D

David married Sarah Holloway on 20 Oct 1850 in Belmont Co., Oh. Sarah was born in 1827 in Ohio.

They had the following children:

  687 F i Annie E. Branson was born in 1854 in Ohio.
  688 F ii Mary E. Branson was born in 1857 in Ohio.
  689 F iii Lizzie M. Branson was born in 1859 in Ohio.
  690 F iv Emma J. Branson was born in 1863 in Ohio.
  691 F v Mira D. Branson was born in 1869 in Ohio.

427. Rachel Branson (Smith , Isaac , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 25 Aug 1829.

Rachel married Israel Sidwell son of Elisha Sidwell and Elizabeth Wilson on 29 Nov 1848 in Belmont Co., Oh. Israel was born on 5 Aug 1823 in of Belmont Co., Oh. He died on 1 Jan 1901 in Ohio.

They had the following children:

+ 692 M i Branson D. Sidwell
  693 F ii Lizzie Ann Sidwell was born on 19 Apr 1852.
        Lizzie married Wilson Bundy on 24 Sep 1873.
  694 M iii Wilson T. Sidwell was born on 24 Aug 1854 in of Belmont Co., Oh.
        Wilson married Isabell C. Fogg on 28 Sep 1877 in Ohio. Isabell was born about 1857 in of Belmont Co., Oh.
+ 695 F iv Lydia Jane Sidwell
  696 F v Sinah H. Sidwell was born on 15 Sep 1859.
        Sinah married O. W. Bundy on 31 Mar 1880.
  697 F vi Mary Ellen Sidwell was born on 6 Oct 1861.
        Mary married Adna S. Fogg on 19 Mar 1884 in Ohio.
  698 F vii Louisa J. Sidwell was born on 15 May 1864.
        Louisa married Francis Walton on 26 Dec 1888 in Ohio.
  699 M viii Elisha D. Sidwell was born on 24 Aug 1867. He died on 6 Oct 1878.
  700 F ix Emma Sidwell was born on 9 Feb 1871.

428. Asa Branson (Smith , Isaac , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 26 Apr 1832 in Ohio.

1880 Federal Census:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Asa BRANSON Self M Male W 48 OH Dry Goods Mch VA PA
Elizabeth BRANSON Wife M Female W 38 OH Keeping House OH OH
Smith BRANSON Son S Male W 19 MD Clerk In Store OH OH
William E. BRANSON Son S Male W 17 MD Clerk In Store OH OH
Francis D. BRANSON Son S Male W 7 IA OH OH
Emareta BRANSON Dau S Female W 5 IA OH OH
Mary BRANSON Dau S Female W 3 IA OH OH
Louis BRANSON Son S Male W 1 IA OH OH

Source Information:
Census Place Prairie, Keokuk, Iowa
Family History Library Film 1254348
NA Film Number T9-0348
Page Number 13A

Iowa Biographies http://www.rootsweb.com/~iakeokuk/PrairieTwp.html/
-Branson, Asa merchant, Thornburg; born in Belmont county Ohio, April 26, 1832 and was raised there on a farm; in 1854 he emigrated to Iowa, and settled in cedar county, but not being satisfied with his location, he returned to Ohio in 1856, after a visit to Kansas, and other sections of the state, with the view of selecting a place of residence; in 1858 he went to Missouri, but the Rebel element was too strong to make it desirable or pleasant, and in 1862 he returned to his native county, and lived there until 1865, when he came to Keokuk county, Iowa, and engaged in the mercantile business at Coal Creek and built up a large trade in general merchandise, and has been postmaster at that point since 1869; he has recently moved to the new town of Thornburg, and intends enlarging his business in the same line; he was married February 16, 1860, to Miss E. A. Craig, of Muskingum county, Ohio; she was born April 9, 1842; their family consists of seven children; Smith, William E., David C., Francis D., Emareta, Mary and Louis.

Asa married Elizabeth A. Craig on 16 Feb 1860. Elizabeth was born in 1842 in Ohio.

They had the following children:

  701 M i Smith Branson was born in 1861 in Maryland.
  702 M ii William E. Branson was born in 1863 in Maryland.
  703 M iii Francis D. Branson was born in 1873 in Iowa.
  704 F iv Emareta Branson was born in 1875 in Iowa.
  705 F v Mary Branson was born in 1877 in Iowa.
  706 M vi Louis Branson was born in 1879 in Iowa.

429. Elizabeth Branson (Smith , Isaac , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 26 Mar 1834 in Ohio.

1880 Census (see husband's notes)

Elizabeth married Stephen Clendenon on 25 Mar 1859. Stephen was born in 1833 in Ohio.

1880 Census
Stephen CLENDENON Self M Male W 47 OH Dry Goods Mcht PA GA
Elizabeth CLENDENON Wife M Female W 46 OH Keeping House VA VA
Matilda J. CLENDENON Dau S Female W 20 OH OH OH
William CLENDENON Son S Male W 17 OH Clerk In Store OH OH
Mary L. CLENDENON Dau S Female W 15 IA At School OH OH
Elishia T. CLENDENON Son S Male W 12 IA At School OH OH
Hannah E. CLENDENON Dau S Female W 10 IA At School OH OH
Amy CLENDENON Dau S Female W 5 IA OH OH
Lydia E. CLENDENON Dau S Female W 1 IA OH OH
Sarah CLENDENON Sister S Female W 54 OH Keeping House PA GA

Source Information:
Census Place Prairie, Keokuk, Iowa
Family History Library Film 1254348
NA Film Number T9-0348
Page Number 9A

Stephen and Elizabeth had the following children:

  707 F i Matilda J. Clendenon was born in 1860 in Ohio.
  708 M ii William Clendenon was born in 1863 in Ohio.
  709 F iii Mary L. Clendenon was born in 1865 in Iowa.
  710 M iv Elisha T. Clendenon was born in 1868 in Iowa.
  711 F v Hannah E. Clendenon was born in 1870 in Iowa.
  712 F vi Amy Clendenon was born in 1875 in Iowa.
  713 F vii Lydia E. Clendenon was born in 1879 in Iowa.

431. Smith Branson Jr. (Smith , Isaac , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 19 Nov 1838 in Ohio.

1880 Federal Census:
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Smith BRANSON Self M Male W 41 OH Farmer VA MD
Jane BRANSON Wife M Female W 41 OH Keeping House --- ---
Charles C. BRANSON Son S Male W 15 IA Laborer OH OH
Ann E. BRANSON Dau S Female W 13 IA At School OH OH
Delbert D. BRANSON Son S Male W 4 OH OH OH

Source Information:
Census Place Flushing, Belmont, Ohio
Family History Library Film 1254994
NA Film Number T9-0994
Page Number 21D

Smith married Jane. Jane was born in 1839 in Ohio.

They had the following children:

  714 M i Charles C. Branson was born in 1865 in Iowa.
  715 F ii Ann E. Branson was born in 1867 in Iowa.
  716 M iii Delbert Branson was born in 1876 in Ohio.

433. Woolman John Holloway (George Holloway , Martha Branson , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 6 Feb 1826 in Clark Co., Ohio. He died on 17 Apr 1894 in South Bend, Indiana.

Woolman married (1) Mary Ann Smith on 30 Jun 1859. Mary was born on 29 Sep 1829.

They had the following children:

  717 F i Mary Lillian Holloway was born on 25 May 1860.
        Mary married Thomas J. Cookson son of Mary on 25 Jun 1884 in South Bend, Indiana. Thomas was born on 17 Sep 1858 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

1880 Census
Mary COOKSON Self W Female W 61 ENG At Home ENG ENG
Charles L. COOKSON Son S Male W 23 IL Machinist ENG ENG
Thomas J. COOKSON Son S Male W 21 IL Machinist ENG ENG
Elizabeth HARRISON Mother W Female W 81 ENG At Home ENG ENG
Harriett KEMP SisterL W Female W 70 ENG At Home ENG ENG
Joseph LEWIS Brother W Male W 60 ENG Machinist ENG ENG
Jennie STONE Other S Female W 20 IL House Servant SWE SWE

Source Information:
Census Place Lake View, Cook, Illinois
Family History Library Film 1254201
NA Film Number T9-0201
Page Number 202B

Woolman married (2) Elizabeth Perkins.

They had the following children:

  718 M ii Living
  719 M iii Living
  720 F iv Living

451. Joseph H. Branson (Jacob , Jacob , William Jacob? , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 29 Nov 1846 in Flushing, Belmont, Ohio. He died on 1 Nov 1910 in Philadelphia, Pa.

1880 Federal Census:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Joseph BRANSON Self M Male W 33 OH Travelling Salesman OH OH
Ruth A. S. BRANSON Wife M Female W 31 OH Keeps House OH OH
Elmer BRANSON Son S Male W 9 OH OH OH
Walter J. BRANSON Son S Male W 8 OH OH OH
Albert D. BRANSON Son S Male W 6 OH OH OH
Annie M. BRANSON Dau S Female W 4 OH OH OH
Charles Stratten BroL Male W 26 OH Miller OH OH

Source Information:
Census Place Flushing, Belmont, Ohio
Family History Library Film 1254994
NA Film Number T9-0994
Page Number 33C

Joseph married Ruthanna Stratton on 24 Sep 1869 in Winona, Ohio. Ruthanna was born on 7 Apr 1849 in Ohio. She died on 31 Dec 1912.

They had the following children:

  721 M i Elmer Branson was born in 1871 in Ohio.
  722 M ii Walter J. Branson was born in 1872 in Ohio.
  723 M iii Albert D. Branson was born in 1874 in Ohio.
  724 F iv Annie M. Branson was born in 1876 in Ohio.
+ 725 M v Joseph Howard Branson

479. Hannah P. Vanleer (Bernard Branson Vanleer , Benjamin Vanleer , Mary Branson , William , Nathaniel Jr , Nathaniel ) was born in 1793.

Hannah married Abraham Jones.

They had the following children:

+ 726 M i William V. Jones

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