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John W. Branson

John W. Branson

Male 1836 - Bef 1920  (~ 83 years)

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  • Name John W. Branson 
    Born Jun 1836  New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1920  Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2639  Simon and Related Families | Descendants of John Clark, Descendants of William Hurd (died after 1778)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2019 

    Family Elizabeth M. Hurd,   b. 7 Jan 1842, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1940, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 99 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1872  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Viola Branson,   b. 27 Jun 1877, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age > 54 years)
     2. Howard Branson,   b. 18 Jul 1880, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1949, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Ellen Branson,   b. Abt 1882, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 1920 - Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      Month and year of birth given as June 1836 in 1900 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, Vol. 9, E.D. 68, Sheet 13, Line 86. State of birth given as New Jersey.
      Roughly consistent with age (34 years) in 1870 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, page 233, line 20. State of birth given as New Jersey. Enumerated as John W. Branson, with mother Maria Branson. Maria (age 65) also listed as being born in New Jersey.
      Consistent with age (36 years) in 1872 marriage record in "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q281-QDK7); citing Marriage, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, various county courts and registers, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1,765,398.
      Roughly consistent with age (44 years) in 1880 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, page 374A, line 8. State of birth given as New Jersey. Enumerated as John Branson, with wife Lizzie Branson and daughter Viola.
      Consistent with age range (20 to 60 years) in New Jersey, State Census, 1885, Camden, Ward 7, page 162. Enumerated with Lizzie, Howard, and Viola Branson. Available on FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/65CK-7N2).
      Consistent with age (73 years) in 1910 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, E.D. 48, Sheet 2A, Line 16. State of birth given as New Jersey. Enumerated as John W. Branson, with wife Elizabeth, and daughters Viola and Ellen. His father was listed as having been born in Scotland and his mother was born in New Jersey.

      MARRIAGE:
      Enumerated as single in 1870 U.S. Census.
      Full date given as 24 July 1872 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania marriage record in "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q281-QDK7), John W Branson and Elizth Hurd, 24 Jul 1872; citing Marriage, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, various county courts and registers, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1,765,398.
      Enumerated with wife in 1880 U.S. Census.
      1900 U.S. Census record states that John and Elizabeth Branson have been married for 28 years, consistent with a marriage in 1872.
      1910 U.S. Census record states that John and Elizabeth Branson had been married for 38 years, consistent with a marriage in 1872.
      1930 U.S. Census listed Elizabeth as a widow, but gives her age at marriage as 21 years. Given that her age in this census was given as 89 years, this would imply a marriage in 1862, off by about 10 years.

      ADDRESS: 1259 Kaighns Avenue, Camden, New Jersey (1900, 1910, and 1920 Census Records)

      OCCUPATION:
      Laborer (1880 U.S. Census)
      Stable hostler (a type of valet) (1900 U.S. Census)
      Laborer in foundry (1910 U.S. Census)

      DEATH: Wife and daughter, but not John Branson, found in 1920 U.S. Census Soundex for New Jersey.


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