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Ancestors of Sandra Leigh BRANSON

Third Generation

Sandra's Paternal Grandparents

4. Ira Lee BRANSON was born on 22 Dec 1879 in St. Joseph, Buchanan, Mo. He died on 13 Jan 1968 in Concord, Contra Costa Co, Ca. He married Clara Lucille FOWLER on 6 Jun 1898 in Tres Piedras, Taos Co., Nm. [Parents]

Name: Ira Branson
Age in 1910: 30
Estimated Birth Year: 1879
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1910: LOS PINOS, LA PLATA, Colorado
Race: White Gender: Male Series: T624
Roll: 121 Part: 1 Page: 75A Year: 1910
Ira Branson 30 marriage #1, married 12 yrs MO MO USA general farm
Clara wife 27 marriage #1, married 12 yrs NE IN IN
Carl son 11 NM MO NE
Minnie day 9 NM MO NE
Leslie son 4 NM MO NE

1920 census, Sonoma Co., California, Washington Twp. Household #65
Ira Branson, age 40, born MO, father born MO
Clara L, age 37, born NE
Carl C., S, age 21, born NM
Leslie, S, age 13, born CO
Vernon, S, age 9, born CO
Irene,D, age 6, CA
Joseph B, S, age 4, CA (We have no idea who this is. William Branson says this person never existed)

1930 census, Sonoma Co., California, Washington Twp, Alexander precinct, page 6A
Ira Branson, age 50, born MO
Clara, age 46, born NE
Irene, D, age 16, born CA
William, S, age 7, born CA (this is my father)
Gilmore, Percy, boarder, age 40, born CA

5. Clara Lucille FOWLER was born on 17 Aug 1882 in Hebron, Thayer, Ne. She died on 19 May 1961 in Martinez, Contra Costa, Ca. [Parents]


Sandra's Maternal Grandparents

6. Gus Oren COOK was born on 28 Feb 1896 in Missouri. He died on 30 Jan 1981 in Newport, Lincoln, Or. He married Mary Iva Lena COOK on 12 Nov 1921 in Baker, Or. [Parents]

SSDI: GUS COOK 28 Feb 1896 Jan 1981 97365 (Newport, Lincoln, OR) (none specified) 542-03-0855 Oregon

Oregon Marriages
Gastar Oren Cook Washington 08 Apr 1917
Helene Kochler Washington 08 Apr 1917

1910 Census - Baker County, Haines Township

1920 Census - Portland, Multnomah, Oregon
Owren Cook, 23, MO MO MO, works in flour mill, lodger

1930 Federal Census, Baker City, Baker Co., Oregon - Depot Precinct
Oren, age 34, MO MO MO
Iva, age 30, MO MO IA
Helen, dau, age 10, OR MO MO
Margaret, dau, age 7, OR MO MO
Betty J., dau, age 4, OR MO MO
Mary M, Mother, age 64, IA KY TN

7. Mary Iva Lena COOK was born on 6 Mar 1900 in Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri. She died in Aug 1984 in Martinez, Contra Costa, Ca. [Parents]

SSDI: IVA COOK 06 Mar 1900 Aug 1984 94565 (Pittsburg, Contra Costa, CA) (none specified) 544-12-9857 Oregon


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