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Descendants of Nathaniel Branson

Tenth Generation

(Continued)

1602. Joseph William Branson (John Sevier , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 8 Dec 1890 in California. He died on 8 Aug 1955 in Orange Co., Ca.

CALIF. DEATH INDEX
BRANSON JOSEPH WILLIAM 12/08/1890 GUEST BRANSON M CALIFORNIA ORANGE 08/08/1955 554-09-4228 64 yrs

1930 Census, Santa Ana, Orange, California, page 7B
Joseph M. Branson, age 39, CA CA CA
Mildred L., wife, age 35 CA WA CA
Lowell L, dau, age 6, CA CA CA

Joseph married Mildred Lorinne King on 29 Nov 1921 in Mariposa, Ca. Mildred was born on 16 Mar 1895 in Orange Co., Ca. She died on 29 Nov 1961 in Atwater, Merced, Ca.

They had the following children:

+ 2480 F i Living

1603. Dorothy Arleen Branson (John Sevier , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 23 Jul 1907 in California. She died on 24 Apr 1994 in Madera Co., Calif.

CALIF DEATH INDEX

STEFANELLI DOROTHY ARLEEN 07/23/1907 GUEST BRANSON F CALIFORNIA MADERA 04/24/1994 556-22-7591 86 yrs

Dorothy married Living.

They had the following children:

  2481 F i Living
  2482 M ii Living

1607. Robert E. Branson (Reuben , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 26 Jan 1880 in Mariposa Co., Ca. He died on 3 Mar 1978 in Kern Co., Calif.

CALIF DEATH INDEX (not sure if this is the same person but there is only one Robert Branson born in Ca in that time span and only one shown on the 1930 census born in CA - both from Kern County)
BRANSON ROBERT LEE 01/26/1880 M CALIFORNIA KERN 03/03/1978 556-03-6023 98 yrs

1930 Census, Kern Co., California, Township 10, page 8A
Robert E. Branson, age 45, CA MO MO
Nellie W., wife, age 29, CA
Dorie S., dau, age 6, CA
Norma, dau, age 3, CA
Daniel R, son, age 2, CA

Robert married Living.

They had the following children:

  2483 F i Living
  2484 F ii Living
  2485 M iii Living

1613. Lona Alice Branson (Thomas Henry , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born in 1877 in Mariposa Co., Ca.

SOURCE: ROOTSWEB GEDCOM FILE: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=erinq&id=I09642

Lona married (1) John A. Williams on 11 Jun 1902.

Source: Rootsweb GEDCOM file

John and Lona had the following children:

  2486 F i Ruth Williams was born on 25 Jan 1911 in Mariposa Co., Ca. She died in Mar 1978 in Mendocino, Mendocino Co., Calif.

Source: California Birth Index
SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX:
RUTH CARLSON 25 Jan 1911 Mar 1978 95460 (Mendocino, Mendocino, CA) 95437 (Fort Bragg, Mendocino, CA) 546-30-8177 California
        Ruth married Living.
  2487 F ii Living

Lona married (2) Milton L. Henry. Milton was born in 1873 in Missouri.

Henry, Milton L, age 57, MO TN TN
Alice, wife, age 50, CA TN MO
Frances, dau, age 15, CA
Branson, Hugh, brother-in-law, age 55, CA

Year:1930
Birthplace: Missouri
Roll:T626_210
Race: White
Page:12B
State: California
ED:5
County: San Joaquin
Image:0657
Township: Castoria

1615. Evelyn (Evalena) Branson (Thomas Henry , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 23 May 1877 in Mariposa Co., Calif. She died on 31 Dec 1947 in Contra Costa Co., Calif.

SOURCE: ROOTSWEB GEDCOM FILE: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=erinq&id=I09642
CALIF DEATH INDEX:
DIFFIN EVALENA BRANSON 05/23/1877 BAUER BRANSON F CALIFORNIA CONTRA COSTA 12/31/1947 70 yrs

Evelyn married Charles O. Diffin son of James O. Diffin and Frances A. Darby. Charles was born on 14 Sep 1873 in California. He died on 9 Mar 1941 in Contra Costa Co., Ca.

CALIF DEATH INDEX
DIFFIN CHARLES ORLANDO 09/14/1873 DARBY DIFFIN M CALIFORNIA CONTRA COSTA 03/09/1941 556-03-5298 67 yrs
NOTE: Uncertain if this is Evelyn's husband, however it is the only male Diffin listed in the CA death index who was born before her and died in Contra Costa County.

Diffin, Charles O
Age: 46
Year:1920
Birthplace: California
Roll:T625_95
Race: White
Page:1B
State: California
ED:19
County: Contra Costa
Image:448
Township: Antioch

Charles and Evelyn had the following children:

  2488 M i Cyril Gibson Diffin was born on 6 Nov 1916 in Contra Costa Co., Ca. He died on 6 Sep 1995 in Sacramento, Ca.

CALIF BIRTH INDEX
DIFFIN CYRIL G 11/06/1916 MALE BRANSON CONTRA COSTA
CALIF DEATH INDEX
DIFFIN CYRIL GIBSON 11/06/1916 BRANSON M CALIFORNIA SACRAMENTO 09/06/1995 557-09-0793 78 yrs

1616. John J Branson (Joseph , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 12 Sep 1880 in California. He died on 7 Oct 1966 in San Luis Obispo, Ca.

SSDI DEATH INDEX
JOHN BRANSON
SSN 568-10-8218 Residence: 93433 Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo, CA
Born 12 Sep 1880 Last Benefit:
Died Oct 1966 Issued: CA (Before 1951)

CALIF DEATH INDEX:
BRANSON JOHN J 09/12/1880 GEARY M CALIFORNIA SAN LUIS OBISPO 10/07/1966 568-10-8218 86 yrs

Branson, John J
Age: 39
Year:1920
Birthplace: California
Roll:T625_145
Race: White
Page:5A
State: California
ED:115
County: Santa Barbara
Image:1134
Township: Orcutt
Branson, John J, age 39, CA (Living alone)

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Branson, John J
Age: 48
Year:1930
Birthplace: California
Roll:T626_214
Race: White
Page:3B
State: California
ED:53
County: Santa Barbara
Image:1134
Township: Township 10
Relationship: Head

Branson, John J, age 48, CA MO CA, age at lst marriage 27
Maria T, wife, age 37, NE IL IN, age at 1st marriage 31
Gertrude E, dau, age 3-1/2, CA

John married Maria T. in 1924. Maria was born in 1893 in Nebraska.

They had the following children:

  2489 F i Living

1617. Marguerite E. (or Margaret) Branson (Joseph , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born about 1881 in Ca (See Notes Re: Marriage). She died in of Mariposa, Ca.

SOURCE: MARIPOSA COUNTY MARRIAGES - http://www.cagenweb.com/mariposa/marriage.htm
THISTLE/BRANSON
Mr. Guy THISTLE to Miss Marguerite E. BRANSON ,Mariposa Gazette, January 19, 1907
A beautiful country wedding took place at the home of Mr. Joe. BRANSON in the vicinity of Quartzburg, on Wednesday of the present week.The groom, Mr. Guy Thistle, is a native of Canada, and for the past several years has been employed at Princeton mine at Mt. Bullion.
The bride was miss Marguerite E. Branson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Branson, who are old residents of this part of the county and well known at Mariposa.
The nuptial bow was tied at high noon by Rev. C. W. LONG of Mariposa and immediately after the ceremony a sumptuous repast was spread and all present partook freely.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Jos. BRANSON , John J.BRANSON, Miss Grace M. BRANSON, Eldridge G. BRANSON, all relatives of the bride.John J.BRANSON acted as best man and Miss Grace M. BRANSON as brides maid.The newly married couple will make their home in Mt. Bullion where the groom will resume his labors in the mine.A host of friends join in hearty congratulations and good wishes for a long and prosperous voyage on the matrimonial sea.submitted by Tom Hilk

Marguerite married Guy Thistle son of Thistle and Bedell on 19 Jan 1907 in Mariposa, Ca. Guy was born in 1873 in Canada.

Thistle, L Guy
Age: 57
Year:1930
Birthplace: Canada
Roll:T626_117
Race: White
Page:23A
State: California
ED:52
County: Fresno
Image:0526
Township: Fresno
Relationship: Head

Guy and Marguerite had the following children:

  2490 F i Living

1619. Grace Branson (Joseph , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 29 Jul 1886 in Ca. She died in Dec 1973 in Azusa, Los Angeles, Ca (See Notes).

SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX
GRACE WARNER 29 Jul 1886 Dec 1973 91702 (Azusa, Los Angeles, CA) (none specified) 553-21-7307 California

Grace married Living.

They had the following children:

  2491 F i Living

1620. Eldrige G. Branson (Joseph , John Sevier , Thomas Garred , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 4 Sep 1891 in California. He died on 31 Mar 1972 in San Bernardino Co., Ca.

CALIF DEATH INDEX
BRANSON ELDRIDGE G birth date: 09/04/1891 M b. CALIFORNIA d. SAN BERNARDINO CO, CA death date: 03/31/1972 553-07-0458 80 yrs

Branson, Eldridge G
Age: 39
Year:1930
Birthplace: California
Roll:T626_189
Race: White
Page:2A
State: California
ED:89
County: San Bernardino
Image:0346
Township: San Bernardino
Relationship: Head

Eldridge G Branson, age 39, CA CA CA
Clara E, wife, age 38, CA CA OR
Hugh G, son, age 14, CA
Joseph E, son, age 12, CA

Eldrige married Clara E. Clara was born on 27 Aug 1892 in California. She died in Oct 1974 in Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA.

SSDI:
CLARA BRANSON 27 Aug 1892 Oct 1974 90304 (Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA) (none specified) 569-78-9147 California

Eldrige and Clara had the following children:

  2492 M i Living
  2493 M ii Hugh Geary Branson was born on 17 Feb 1916 in California. He died on 14 Mar 1955 in San Bernardino Co., Calif.

CALIF DEATH INDEX (This is most likely a decendent of Joseph Branson who married Ellen Geary, but not certain who is Hugh's father)

BRANSON HUGH GEARY 02/17/1916 JACKSON BRANSON M CALIFORNIA SAN BERNARDINO 03/14/1955 553-07-5831 39 yrs

Branson, Hugh G
Age: 14
Year:1930
Birthplace:
Roll:T626_189
Race:
Page:2A
State: California
ED:89
County: San Bernardino
Image:0346
Township: San Bernardino
Relationship: Son

1625. Elizabeth Susan Branson (Alfred Preston , Valentine , Andrew Daniel , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born in 1869 in Missouri.

Elizabeth married William Alfred Walker.

They had the following children:

+ 2494 F i Living

1633. William Anderson Branson (Galba Edward , Valentine , Andrew Daniel , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born in 1874 in Missouri.

1910 Census
Home in 1910: BRANSON TWP, TANEY, Missouri
Race: White Gender: Male Series: T624
Roll: 827 Part: 1 Page: 61B Year: 1910
William A. Branson, 36, MO USA USA, carpenter, married 15 yrs
Lenora, wife, 36, MO IN IL, married 15 yrs, 7 children-4 living
Esther, dau, 10 MO
Ada, dau, 6, MO
Vernon, son, 4, MO
Troy, son, 2, MO
NEXT DOOR:
Samuel Branson, 31, MO MO MO, married 10 yrs, butcher
Mary, wife, 28, MO TN TN, married 10 yrs, 4 children-4 living
Eddie, son, 8, MO
Burnis, son, 6, MO
Maime, dau, 4, MO
Delbert, son, 3, MO
NEXT DOOR:
Edward Branson, 38, MO MO MO, married 15 yrs, salesman general store
Kate, wife, 32, married 15 yrs, MO MO MO, 0 children
Sarah Blackburn, cousin, 3, MO UNK MO

William married Lenora about 1894. Lenora was born about 1874 in Missouri.

They had the following children:

  2495 F i Living
  2496 F ii Living
  2497 M iii Living
  2498 M iv Living

1634. Samuel McCuinn Branson (Galba Edward , Valentine , Andrew Daniel , Jarred E Sr , Thomas L. , John Day , Thomas L. , William , Nathaniel ) was born on 6 Aug 1876 in Missouri. He died on 31 Oct 1926.

1910 Census
Home in 1910: BRANSON TWP, TANEY, Missouri
Race: White Gender: Male Series: T624
Roll: 827 Part: 1 Page: 61B Year: 1910
William A. Branson, 36, MO USA USA, carpenter, married 15 yrs
Lenora, wife, 36, MO IN IL, married 15 yrs, 7 children-4 living
Esther, dau, 10 MO
Ada, dau, 6, MO
Vernon, son, 4, MO
Troy, son, 2, MO
NEXT DOOR:
Samuel Branson, 31, MO MO MO, married 10 yrs, butcher
Mary, wife, 28, MO TN TN, married 10 yrs, 4 children-4 living
Eddie, son, 8, MO
Burnis, son, 6, MO
Maime, dau, 4, MO
Delbert, son, 3, MO
NEXT DOOR:
Edward Branson, 38, MO MO MO, married 15 yrs, salesman general store
Kate, wife, 32, married 15 yrs, MO MO MO, 0 children
Sarah Blackburn, cousin, 3, MO UNK MO

Samuel married Mary about 1900. Mary was born about 1882 in Missouri.

They had the following children:

  2499 M i Living
  2500 M ii Living
  2501 F iii Living
  2502 M iv Living

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