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Jarred Branson Sr. and Some of his Neighbors

The Branson DNA Project
 UPDATED DECEMBER 30, 2006

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Who was living close to Jarred and his children?

Name Date Range Location Lineage
Thomas Sumner 1791-1801 Johnson Creek, Patrick Co., VA (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Son of Robert Sumner and Phebe Ann Beals; Phebe was the aunt of John Bowater Beals who married Lois Branson, daughter of Thomas L. Branson and Jane Painter
William Lehew 1800 Wythe Co., VA (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Uncle of Moses Lehew who married Hannah Branson, daughter of Lionel Branson and Rebecca Rogers; Jarred Branson Sr. was in Wythe, VA in 1793
Col. Abraham Penn 1791-1799 Patrick Co., VA (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Second cousin (2 generations removed) of the famous Quaker William Penn, Gov. of PA from whom Nathaniel Branson Jr. purchased land.
Capt. Abraham Penn Jr. 1801-1805 Patrick Co., VA (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Son of Col. Abraham Penn
Britt Stovall 1811 Patrick Co., VA (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Brother of Ruth Stovall who married Col. Abraham Penn. NOTE: Bransons married Stovalls in Gasconade, MO but no heritage is known for them.
Rev. Thomas Beals 1782 Montgomery Co., VA (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Thomas Bales, Thomas and Jarat Branson were on the 1782 Tax List.  The Beals family were Quakers allied with the Quaker Bransons.
Abraham McMillan 1782 Montgomery, VA (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Abraham's grandson Thomas married Mary Branson, granddaughter of Jared Branson Sr.  Abraham had sons named William and Stephen.  Older William and Stephen McMillans were found on the 1755 Orange, NC Tax List along with Thomas Branson and John Bumpas, and where Levi and Eli Branson were listed in 1772.
Eliphaz Shelton 1791-1801 Deed records of Johnson Creek, Patrick County, Virginia (with Jared Branson Sr.) Eliphaz's daughter Philipina married Robert Sharp of Patrick, VA.  Robert was the great-grandson of Thomas Sharp who was an executor on the will of Thomas L. Branson in 1744.  Leroy C. Shelton, relative of Eliphaz, later lived in Gasconade, MO where the descendants of Jared Branson Sr. lived.
Abraham Chrisman 1782 Montgomery Co., Virginia Tax List Abraham was on the tax list with Jarat Branson Sr.  Abraham was closely related to Sarah Chrisman shown below.
Sarah Chrisman 1837-1838 Married Reuben Branson of Gasconade, MO, son of Thomas Garred Branson and Susan Alma McGowan Isaac Chrisman married Mary Catherine Branson, daughter of William Branson and Anna Fravel, and granddaughter of Lionel Branson Jr.   Isaac Chrisman and Sarah Chrisman were 2nd cousins 1 time removed. Their common ancestors are Jacob Chrisman and Magdalena Hite who were allied with Lionel Branson in Hampshire, VA - part of the New River region.
Sarah Sally Bumpass Dec. 14, 1839 Maries Co., Missouri Sarah Sally Bumpass, daughter of William Weldon Bumpass married James Jared Branson, son of John Jefferson Branson.  Her probable relative, John Bumpas was found on the 1755 Tax List of Orange, NC along with Thomas Branson and other allied individuals.
Abraham Eads 1794-1795 Patrick Co., Virginia (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Abraham Eads married Sarah East, neice of Frances East who married Jarred Branson Jr.  He was probably related to Thomas Eads who was mentioned in a land record of Hampshire, VA in 1771, where Lionel Branson lived.
Bethany Haines June 4, 1805 (will) Patrick Co., Virginia (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Bethany Haines was the father of Luster Haines who married Mary Ann Branson, daughter of Jared Branson Sr.  Bethany Haines was related to Ruth Ann Haines who married Joseph H. Branson of Burlington, NJ.  He was also related to David Haines who married Elizabeth Ann Branson, daughter of Jacob Branson and Polly Allen.
Doswell Rogers 1815 Bledsoe Co., Tennessee Tax List along with Jared Branson. Dowell Rogers was the brother of Alexander Stinson Rogers who was the grandfather of John Dyson Rogers who married Alice Catherine Branson, daughter of Andrew Jackson Branson and Mary Ann Williams.
Joseph Henry Barbarick born c1825 Third Creek, Gasconade, Missouri (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Joseph was the son of Frederick Barbarick.  Frederick's sister Catherine married Samuel Shinn, a relative of George Shinn who married Sarah Branson, daughter of Thomas L. Branson and Elizabeth Day.
Benjamin and John Stacey 1782 Tax List Montgomery Co., Virginia (where Jared Branson was also listed) Benjamin and John Stacey were on the Montgomery, VA tax list in 1782 along with Thomas and Jarat Branson.  The Stacey family was allied with the Bransons and Shinns of Burlington, NJ and Frederick, VA.
Jemima Stockton and William Sharp 1805 Court Record Patrick Co., Virginia (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) Jemima Stockton was related to the Stockton family of Burlington, NJ.
James Stockton born 1850 Maries Co., Missouri James Stockton married Elizabeth Shockley.  The Shocjkley family was closely allied with the family of Jared Branson Sr.  James Stockton was a descendant of Richard Stockton of Burlington, NJ.  The Stockton family were Quakers allied with the Shinn, Crispin and Branson families.
John William Stockton born 1866 Maries Co., Missouri John was the nephew of the above James Stockton.  He married Celia C. Branson, daughter of John Wilkenson Branson and Elizabeth Shockley.
James Lundy 1810 Montgomery Co., Virginia (where Jared Branson Sr. lived earlier) The Lundy family was allied with the Crispin, Shinn, Hollioway and Stockton families of Burlington, NJ.
Elihu Elisha Ayers 1810 Patirck Co., Virginia Tax List Elihu Ayers was the father of Martha Ayers who married Vincent Surratt. Elihu was in Surry, NC with John Bowater Beals in 1790.
Richard Hodgson 1813 Grayson Co., Virginia Tax List (where Jared Branson Sr. probably lived earlier) Richard Hodgson was the grand-uncle of Rebecca Hodgson who married Jesse R. Branson, son of Thomas Branson and Mary Jane Wasson and great-grandson of David Branson and Sarah Antrim.  Richard Hodgson was also related to Elizabeth Hodgson who married Robert A. Branson, son of Robert Branson and Beulah Painter.
John and Thomas Kenworthy 1782 Montgomery Co., VA Tax Lists (where Jared Branson Sr. was taxed) - also 1800 Grayson, VA tax list where Jared was taxed earlier John and Thomas were probably related to Mary Kenworthy who married David Branson, son of David Branson and Sarah Antrim.
Richard Hankins 1782 Montgomery Co., VA Tax Lists (where Jared Branson Sr. was taxed) Richard was the son of Thomas Hankins who was an executor on the will of Thomas L. Branson who married Elizabeth Day. 
William Cloud 1794-1835 Grayson Co., Virginia (where Jared Branson Sr. was taxed) William Cloud was the first cousin of Daniel Cloud who married Elizabeth Branson, daughter of Lionel Branson and Rebecca Rogers.  He was also the father of Lucinda Cloud who married James Mankin whose father was surety on marriage bond of Jared Branson Jr. and John Branson in Patrick, VA.
Reuben W. Claypool 1860 Maries Co., Missouri Reuben was a descendant of James Claypool of Lost River, Hampshire/Hardy, VA where Lionel Branson lived.
John Corder 1782 Montgomery Co., Virginia (where Jared Branson Sr. lived) John Corder married Elizabeth Branson, daughter of John Day Branson and Isabella.
Hercules Ogle 1782 Montgomery, VA PP Tax List with Jarret and Thomas Branson Hercules was the uncle of Mary Polly Ogle who married James Shockley and moved to Delaware, IN where Robert, Mahlon, Jacob and Isaac Branson lived.
Michael Stump 1782 & 1793 Montgomery, VA Tax List (1782) and Wythe, VA Tax List (1793) Michael Stump was probably related to Elizabeth Stump who married David Welton (see Moses and Lewis Welton below).  These two tax lists also included Jared Branson Sr.
Leonard Stump III 1860 Gasconade Co., Missouri Census Grandson of the above Michael Stump.
Isaac Mendenhall 1794 Wythe Co., Virginia Tax List Isaac was on the Wythe, VA tax list along with a Jan. A. (James or Jared?) Branson.  Isaac was related to  Rachel Mendenhall who married Levi Branson.  The Mendenhalls were Quakers mentioned in documents with the Quaker Bransons.
Jesse Mankin 1807 and 1827 Patrick County, Virginia Marriage Bond Records - surety on marriage bonds of John Branson and Jared Branson Jr. Jesse was probably the son of James Mankin whose mother may have been Susannah Maynor, the sister of Mary Maynor who married Levi Branson Sr.
Hugh Patrick 1793 Wythe Co., VA Tax List His descendant married a descendant of Jared Branson Sr. in Missouri
Jacob, Martin and Rudolph Shobe 1830 Gasconade Co., Missouri Census The Shobe family lived in Hampshire and Hardy Co., VA (WV) along with the Chrismans, Lionel and Amos Branson and others.  Jacob, Martin and Rudolph were their descendants.
Rachel Welton 1844 Osage Co., Missouri death Rachel was the first cousin (one generation removed) of Felix Welton who married Elizabeth Branson, daughter of Lionel Branson Jr.
Moses and Lewis Welton 1830 Gasconade Co., Missouri Census Lewis was the brother of Rachel Welton who married Solomon Shobe and the son of Moses Welton of Hampshire-Hardy Co., VA
Joseph Burden (Borden) 1840 Gasconade Co., Missouri Federal Census Joseph was a descendant of Benjamin Borden and Zeuriah Winter, a family allied with the Quaker Bransons.  Jared Branson died in Gasconade Co., MO.  Many of his descendants lived there in 1840.
Luke Jefferson 1830 Gasconade Co., Missouri Census He was probably the son of Luke Jefferson who died c1799 in Hardy Co., VA (WV) where Lionel and Amos Branson lived.
Harmon Cox 1782 Montgomery Co., Virginia Tax List Harmon Cox was a descendant of Harmon "the Regulator" Cox.  His family members married into the Branson family and lived near them in Randolph Co., NC in 1790.
Keziah Bray Feb. 1, 1801 born in Grayson Co., Virginia where Jared Branson Sr. probably lived in 1793-1794. Keziah Bray was the granddaughter of Sarah Maynor who was probably the sister of Mary Marnor who married Levi Branson Sr.
William Norton 1782 Montgomery Co., Virginia Personal Property Tax List (also on this list were Thomas and Jared Branson) William was the son of Elizabeth Norton Brown who married (second marriage) Thomas L. Branson, widower of Rebecca Borden.
Stella Triplett 1910 Census, listed as adopted in the family of Thomas Jefferson Branson in Crawford, Osage Co., Missouri Stella was probably a descendant of Francis Triplett whose descendants were connected to Levi Branson Sr. and his son Eli Branson.