Branscomb/Branscum Genealogy

The Genealogy of
Richard Branscomb
of Brunswick County, Virginia,
and a Number of his Descendants


by Fred Tubbs


 

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The Children of Henry and Elizabeth (Burris) Branscomb

Family records (from Maude Branscomb) show eleven children for Henry and Elizabeth, all of whom are accounted for in the censuses, although three of the females (Malinda, Charlotte and Anna) are not named in the censuses as children. The list that follows does not take into account the male aged 5-10 years shown in the 1830 census. The first four were born in Kentucky, the remainder in Missouri. The children:

  1. Malinda Branscomb, b. ca. 1828; md. David Vestal
  2. Charlotte Branscomb, b. 8 July 1831; md. William Vestal
  3. John Harrison Branscomb, b. 23 February 1834; md. Sarah Ann Brown
  4. Asa Martin Branscomb, b. ca. 1836, md. Nancy Followell
  5. William P. Branscomb, b. 6 October 1838; md. Emily Myers
  6. Thomas M. Branscomb, b. December 1842; md. Martha Elizabeth ___
  7. Daniel Travis Branscomb, b. 23 July 1845; md. (1) Sarah Houghton, (2) Martha McFarland, (3) Henrietta Houghton (Stockton)
  8. Barbara Elizabeth Branscomb, b. 20 February 1847 or 1848; md. John Lancaster Collins
  9. Henry Will Branscomb, b. 17 October 1851; md. Susan Frances Snedigar
  10. George Riley Branscomb, b. 1 April 1854; md. Helen Catherine Beerbower
  11. Virginia Anna Branscomb, b. ca.1856 (December?); md. James Monroe Lewis

References for pages related to the children of Henry and Elizabeth Branscomb:

Bork, June Baldwin -- Wayne County, Kentucky, marriages and Vital Records, 1801-1860. Volumes 1-5. Huntington Beach, Calif.: Published by the author, 1972-1978.

Nutter, Mildred Moody -- Marriages of Wayne County, Kentucky. 1800-1860. Rushville, Ind.: published by the author,1972.

Phillips, Sarah L.-- Putnam County, Missouri, Estate Records, 1845-1909. (1989)
-- Putnam County, Missouri, Cemeteries, Volumes A and B. (1990).
(for both:) Kirksville, Mo.: Simpson Printing Co. Available from the author at 2120 Garfield, Unionville, Mo. 63565. Marjorie Warren lent me her copies.

See also:
Henry Branscomb, son of John and Olive E. Branscomb
Elizabeth Burris, wife of Henry

 

 

 

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Frederick B. Tubbs

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