The Children of David and Mary/Polly Branscomb:
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The line of descent for Edmond Branscomb:
DA (10). Edmond Branscomb
Edmond Branscomb was b. ca. 1843 Ill., d. 2 March 1863. Did not marry. The 1850 census gives his age as 7 and the place of his birth as Ind., whereas the family had moved from Indiana to Illinois prior to 1840. In 1860 Edmund, age 17, was living in a home headed by James Harper, as was his older brother Wesley.
Edmond was 19 years old when he enlisted in the U. S. Army on 6 September 1862: Company F., 31st Regiment of Illinois Infantry, the same company in which his brothers-in-law John May and Andrew J. May served. Edmond was killed in battle at Memphis on 2 March 1863 (“Echoes from Elvira,” provided by J. D. Thomas). No further information is available for Edmond.
David Branscomb, son of John and Olive E. Branscomb
Children of David and Mary/Polly Branscomb
Frederick B. Tubbs
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