Harris Brannon1

#1852, b. circa 1829
Last Edited5 Dec 2004
Father*Sampson Brannon1 b. c 1801
Mother*Priscilla Gordon1 b. c 1810
Birth*circa 1829Alabama, USA1 
Cen-Head*16 November 1850AL Coffee Co Census 1850; Coffee County, Alabama, USA; age 21, farmer, $100 real estate, born in Alabama. Father Sampson, grandfather, Harris, and James Brannon lived nearby along with other Brannons. Also enumerated were wife Mary A. age 21 and 4 children, and 19 year old Caleb Beck who apparently later married into the family somehow.2 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee Co AL, pg 306, image pg 83, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee Co AL, pg 305, image pg 82, Ancestry.com.

Harris Brannon1

#2096, b. circa 1836
Last Edited5 Dec 2004

Family

Hannnah (?) b. c 1829
Child 1.William Brannon1 b. c 1850
Birth*circa 1836Georgia, USA1 
Marriage*before 1850Hannnah (?); inferred from living in same household in 1850 census1 
Cen-Head*23 October 1850GA Stewart Co Census 1850; District 19, hh 932, Stewart County, Georgia, USA; "Harris Brannon" age 24, farmer, born in Georgia, no real estate listed;

"Hannah Brannon" age 21, born in Georgia;

"William Brannon" age 9 months, born in Georgia1 
Witness: Hannnah (?)
Witness: William Brannon

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Stewart County Georgia, census pg 39, ancestry.com image pg 3, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Herley Dewitt Brannon1

#2560, b. 9 December 1896, d. 6 November 1970
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited20 Feb 2016
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Jasper Brannon1 b. 12 Sep 1844, d. 25 Oct 1934
Mother*Ella Clay Everett1 b. 11 Nov 1860, d. 17 Oct 1932
Birth*9 December 1896Henry County, Alabama, USA1 
Death*6 November 1970Henry County, Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S430] Researcher Harold Chancey, email February 19, 2016.

Hightower Brannon1

#2236, b. circa 1879
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited1 Jan 2006
Relationship2nd cousin of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Curtis Brannon1 b. c 1854, d. 18 Aug 1896
Mother*Elizabeth Enfinger1 b. Apr 1850, d. Feb 1882
Birth*circa 1879Henry County, Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census11 June 1880Curtis Brannon, AL Henry Co Census 1880; Curetons Township, ED#83, Roeville Beat 7, pg 25, hh#88, Henry County, Alabama, USA; household:
"Curtis Brannon", age 24, farm laborer, born AL, parents AL;
"Elizabeth Brannon", wife age 27, born AL, father AL, mother SC, not reading/writing;
"Jinny Brannon", daughter age 6, born AL;
"Lular Brannon", daughter age 2, born AL;
"Hightower Brannon", son age 1, born AL.
Lived adjacent to brother William Brannon.1 

Citations

  1. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, AL, Roeville, ancestry.com image pg 9, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

Hugh Brannon1

#2005, b. before 1765
Last Edited16 Jan 2005
Comment*candidate for husband of Rosa Brannon, but Rosa was apparently on her own with a family by 1808 based on her deed of gift to her children. Hugh was still alive in 1810. 
Comment*Andrew Brannon; Check whether these are brothers, lived close to each other in Kershaw County in 1810, Branum spelling the same 
Birth*before 17652 
Land Grant*23 June 1788100 acres, Twenty-Five Mile Creek, Camden District, South Carolina, USA; "I do certify for Hugh Brannon a tract of Land containing 100 acres surveyed for him the (date) situate in the District of Camden on the waters of Twenty Five Mile Creek and hath such form, marks, buttings, and boundings as the above plat represents ...", surveyed by John Belton . Surrounding was vacant land on three sides, and land of Willaby Winchester and George Harbison.3 
Land*1809Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA; information from the Archives index; sale was to a Brevard4 
Cen-Head*1810SC Kershaw Co Census 1810; Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA; "Hugh Branum", age over 45, with males 2 10-15, 1 16-25; females 1 45+, 2 u10, 1 10-15 (02101 21001). Lived near Andrew Branum.5 

Citations

  1. [S173] Census, U.S. of 1790, Camden District, South Carolina, Census Page 173, Ancestry.com image 15. Listed as Fairfield County., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S172] Census, U.S. of 1810, Kershaw County, South Carolina, Census Page 167, Ancestry.com image 15., Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S231] South Carolina State Land Plats, State Plat Books (Charleston Series), 1784-1860, microfilm series S213190, Vol 23 pg 57 item 2, online at http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov, from the John Carroll Skinner Genealogical Collection - Hartsville Genealogical Library, SC, Microfilm Series S213190, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  4. [S284] Court of Common Pleas, South Carolina, Index to Abstracts 1791-1880, Kershaw/Camden District, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
  5. [S172] Census, U.S. of 1810, Kershaw County, South Carolina, Stamped census page 167, ancestry.com image 15., Ancestry.com.

Isaac Brannon1

#1939, b. between 1775 and 1784
Last Edited28 Apr 2008
Comment*Rosa Brannon; Isaac Brannon possible husband of Rosa (Isaac Brannon, Andrew Brannon, and Samuel Branham are the only male hoh in Sumter, Kershaw, or Darlington Counties in 1800 fed census). 
Birth*between 1775 and 17841 
Cen-Head*1800SC Sumter Co Census 1800; Sumter County, South Carolina, USA; "Isaac Brannan", male 16-25, with female 16-25, male under 10, and 2 slaves.1 

Citations

  1. [S118] Census, U.S. of 1800, Sumter County, SC pg 549, image pg 1, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

J. S. Brannon1

#1627, b. before 1830
Last Edited9 Apr 2010
Birth*before 1830date guessed based on marriage date1 
Marriage*5 February 1849Margaret Gay; Henry County, Alabama, USA1 

Citations

  1. [S153] Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868, Courthouse Henry County Alabama, Henry County, Alabama, USA. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868.

James Brannon1

#1404, b. before 1825
Last Edited26 Dec 2004
Birth*before 1825guess based on marriage date 

Citations

  1. [S153] Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868, Courthouse Henry County Alabama, Henry County, Alabama, USA. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868.

James Brannon1

#1770, b. circa 1795
Last Edited10 Mar 2002
Birth*circa 1795Georgia, USA1,2 
Cen-Head*1840AL Dale Co Census 1840; Dale County, Alabama, USA; sp "Branum", male age 40-49, with male 10-14, females 4 under 5, 1 10-14, and 1 20-29.1 
Cen-Head*16 November 1850AL Coffee Co Census 1850; Coffee County, Alabama, USA; age 55, farmer, no assets listed, born in Georgia, not reading or writing. Wife Tamor? (illegible) age 38, born in GA, and 9 children lived in the household.2 

Citations

  1. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Dale Co AL pg 9, image pg 13, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Coffee Co AL, pg 306, image pg 83, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Brannon1

#1831, b. between 1801 and 1810
Last Edited10 Mar 2002
Comment*in Lowndes Co GA 1840, same time as James Balkcom, Wylie Balkcom, Daniel Murphy. 
Birth*between 1801 and 18102 
Cen-Head*1840GA Lowndes Co Census 1840; Lowndes County, Georgia, USA; male age 30-39, with female 30-39, 2 males under 5, females 1 under 5, 1 15-19.2 

Citations

  1. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Lowndes Co, GA, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S15] Census, U.S. of 1840, Lowndes County, GA image pg 11, Ancestry.com.

James Brannon1,2

#1869, b. 1832
ChartsDescendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited11 Jan 2004
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*John Brannon1,3 b. bt 1776 - 1794, d. a 1849
Mother*Sarah (?)1,4 b. 1796
Birth*18321,3 
Marriage*before 1849Nancy Elizabeth Clyburn5,6 
(Witness) Will13 December 1849John Brannon; Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA; It named adult sons John, Wiley, James, and Elias; daughter Charity, and sons-in-law William Outlaw, William Waters, Chapman Hall. See attached exhibit for extracts.7

Citations

  1. [S204] Researcher J. Dixon, January 2000., www.rootsweb.com.
  2. [S245] Will Books, Darlington County South Carolina, Named in will of John Brannon, will transcribed by researcher John Carroll Skinner., South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
  3. [S245] Will Books, Darlington County South Carolina, Named in will of John Brannon, will transcribed by researcher John Carroll Skinner. Apparently an adult at time of will., South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  4. [S227] John Carroll Skinner Genealogical Collection, citing paper "in Mrs. Smith's possession", Compiler John Carroll Skinner, Old Darlington District Chapter of The South Carolina Genealogical Society, Hartsville Genealogical Research Library, Hartsville, SC.
  5. [S227] John Carroll Skinner Genealogical Collection, citing a paper held by a Mrs. Smith, Compiler John Carroll Skinner, Old Darlington District Chapter of The South Carolina Genealogical Society, Hartsville Genealogical Research Library, Hartsville, SC.
  6. [S204] Researcher J. Dixon, January 2000, www.rootsweb.com.
  7. [S272] Wills, Kershaw County, South Carolina, John Brannen, Kershaw County Probate Court, Estate Papers, Will Book A page 151, Recorded January 25, 1850, Apt 10, Pkg 299, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

James Brannon1

#2015, b. between 1810 and 1820
Last Edited27 Dec 2004
Birth*between 1810 and 18201 

Citations

  1. [S227] John Carroll Skinner Genealogical Collection, citing 1840 SC Census, Compiler John Carroll Skinner, Old Darlington District Chapter of The South Carolina Genealogical Society, Hartsville Genealogical Research Library, Hartsville, SC.

James Brannon1

#2136, b. before 1745
Last Edited26 Dec 2004
Birth*before 1745date a guess based on name appearing in referenced newspaper1 
Residence*16 February 1760South Carolina, USA; identified as half breed Indian and Indian trader, also identified on July 5, 17601 

Citations

  1. [S307] John S. Wilson & Gary S. Wilson, Index of Surnames - South Carolina Gazette (, 1732-1775, Publish Date 2002; Mt. Pleasant, SC: ESCN Database Reports,, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

James Brannon1

#2176, b. circa 1815
Last Edited23 Jan 2005

Family

Oreander (?) b. c 1825
Children 1.William R. Brannon1 b. c 1847
 2.James Brannon1 b. c 1848
 3.John H. Brannon1 b. c 1850
 4.Ema J. Brannon1 b. c 1852
 5.Marion I. Brannon1 b. c 1854
 6.Celian Brannon1 b. c 1857
 7.Margarett A. Brannon1 b. c 1858
 8.Joseph W. Brannon1 b. c 1859
Birth*circa 1815South Carolina, USA1 
Marriage*before 1847Oreander (?)1 
Census*30 July 1860AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#577, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James Brannon" head of household, age 45, farmer, real estate $800, presonal $500, born in SC;

"Oreander Brannon", female age 35, born in Alabama;
"William R. Brannon", age 13, born in Alabama, attending school;
"James S.? Brannon", age 12, born in Alabama, attending school;
"John A. Brannon", age 10, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Ema J. Brannon", female age 8, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Celian Brannon", female age 3 (age probably wrong, has her attending school, and she is out of order in age listing), born in Alabama;
"Marion I.? Brannon", male age 6, born in Alabama;
"Margarett A. Brannon", age 2, born in Alabama;
"Joseph W. Brannon", age 1, born in Alabama;
"Paton A. Branton", female age 21, born in Alabama.1 
Resident: Oreander (?)
Resident: William R. Brannon
Resident: James Brannon
Resident: John H. Brannon
Resident: Ema J. Brannon
Resident: Celian Brannon
Resident: Marion I. Brannon
Resident: Margarett A. Brannon
Resident: Joseph W. Brannon

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 582, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Brannon1

#2179, b. circa 1848
Last Edited23 Jan 2005
Father*James Brannon1 b. c 1815
Mother*Oreander (?)1 b. c 1825
Birth*circa 1848Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census30 July 1860James Brannon, AL Dale Co Census 1860; Newton Post Office, hh#577, Dale County, Alabama, USA; "James Brannon" head of household, age 45, farmer, real estate $800, presonal $500, born in SC;

"Oreander Brannon", female age 35, born in Alabama;
"William R. Brannon", age 13, born in Alabama, attending school;
"James S.? Brannon", age 12, born in Alabama, attending school;
"John A. Brannon", age 10, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Ema J. Brannon", female age 8, born in Alabama, attending school;
"Celian Brannon", female age 3 (age probably wrong, has her attending school, and she is out of order in age listing), born in Alabama;
"Marion I.? Brannon", male age 6, born in Alabama;
"Margarett A. Brannon", age 2, born in Alabama;
"Joseph W. Brannon", age 1, born in Alabama;
"Paton A. Branton", female age 21, born in Alabama.1 

Citations

  1. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Dale County, Alabama, census page stamped 582, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.

James Brannon1

#2335, b. before 1750
Last Edited13 Sep 2009
Birth*before 17501 
Military*say 1788Cheraws District, South Carolina, USA; "James Brannam", certificate granted for duty, Col Hicks, 6 pounds1 

Citations

  1. [S330] Jr. John L. Andrews, compiler, South Carolina Revolutionary War Indents: A Schedule (Columbia, South Carolina: SCMAR, 2001). Hereinafter cited as South Carolina Revolutionary War Indents: A Schedule.

James Edward Brannon1,2

#932, b. 16 May 1833, d. 14 June 1904
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited21 Sep 2017
RelationshipGranduncle of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Rosier Brannon2,3,4 b. 14 Sep 1803, d. 9 Feb 1867
Mother*Anzilla Galloway2 b. 15 Jun 1808, d. 15 Apr 1890

Family

Sara Jane Bess b. 10 May 1834, d. 16 Dec 1918
Marriage*10 May 1854Sara Jane Bess; Henry County, Alabama, USA1,2 
Children 1.Rosier Brannon1 b. 1 Jun 1851, d. 2 Feb 1931
 2.Curtis Brannon+1 b. c 1854, d. 18 Aug 1896
 3.James Edward Brannon1 b. c 1856, d. c 1919
 4.William E. Brannon+1 b. 1859, d. 29 May 1946
 5.Jesse Brannon1 b. 17 Dec 1860, d. 15 Nov 1939
 6.Sarah Brannon1 b. 1864
 7.John W. Brannon1 b. c 1867
 8.Rody Ann Brannon1 b. May 1870, d. 27 Oct 1950
 9.Shelley Brannon2 b. 1871
 10.Noah Fletcher Brannon+2 b. 23 Dec 1872, d. 2 Mar 1938
 11.Norah Brannon2 b. 23 Dec 1872, d. 1950
 12.Costilla Brannon2 b. 3 Sep 1876, d. 25 Mar 1964
 13.Mary Crawford Brannon2 b. 19 Oct 1877, d. 1934
Birth*16 May 1833Dale County, Alabama, USA1,5 
(Resident) Census18 October 1850Rosier Brannon, Anzilla Galloway; Southern District, Household #724, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Household is adjacent to J.W. Balkcom.

"Rosier Brannan", age 47, farmer, born in SC;
"Azilla Brannan", female age 42, born in SC;
"Curtis Brannan", male age 20, farmer, born in Alabama;
"Jas. Brannan", male age 17, farmer, born in Alabama;
"Nancy Brannan", age 15, born in Alabama;
"Mary Brannan", age 13, born in Alabama;
"Lydia Brannan", age 11, born in Alabama;
"John Brannan", age 9, born in Alabama;
"Jasper Brannan", age 7, born in Alabama, attended school part of year;
"Eliza. Brannan", female age 6, born in Alabama;
"Rosia A. Brannan", female age 5, born in Alabama.6 
Marriage*10 May 1854Sara Jane Bess; Henry County, Alabama, USA1,2 
Census*11 September 1860AL Henry Co Census 1860; Freeman's Beat #9, HH 73, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Lived adjacent to Rosier and Anzilla Brannon, parents.

Complete household:
"James E. Brannon", age 27, male, farmer, no real estate, assets $289, not reading/writing, born in Alabama;
"Jane Brannon", age 26, born in Ala, not reading/writing;
"Rosier Brannon", male age 8, attending school, born in Ala;
"Curtis Brannon", male age 6, born in Alabama;
"James E. Brannon", age 4, born in Ala;
"William R. Brannon", age 1, born in Ala.7 
Resident: Rosier Brannon
Resident: Sara Jane Bess
Resident: Curtis Brannon
Resident: James Edward Brannon
Resident: William E. Brannon
Military*say 1862CSA, 8th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co H, Alabama, USA 
(Witness) Death9 February 1867Rosier Brannon; Henry County, Alabama, USA2,8 
Event*8 August 1867Precinct 9, Dale County, Alabama, USA; James E. Brannon registered to vote9 
Census*20 July 1870AL Dale Co Census 1870; Clapton, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 35, male, farm laborer born in Alabama, Assets $200 (real estate), $500 (personal).

Household:
Sara age 34, keeping house, not reading/writing;
Rosier, male age 18, farm laborer, born Alabama;
Curtis, male age 16, farm laborer, born Alabama, not reading/writing;
James, male age 14, born Alabama, not reading/writing;
William, age 12, born Alabama, not reading/writing;
Jesse, male age 9, born Alabama;
Sarah age 7, born Alabama;
John, age 3, born Alabama;
"R.A." female age 1, born Alabama1 
Resident: Sara Jane Bess
Resident: Rosier Brannon
Resident: Curtis Brannon
Resident: James Edward Brannon
Resident: William E. Brannon
Resident: Jesse Brannon
Resident: Sarah Brannon
Resident: John W. Brannon
Resident: Rody Ann Brannon
(Witness) Death15 April 1890Anzilla Galloway; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; from the Eufala (Alabama) Daily Times Friday April 25, 1890: "Mrs Azalla Brannon died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Daniel Riley, near Echo, Dale County, on the 15th".10,11 
(Witness) EstateAugust 1890Rosier Brannon; Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama, USA; On the death of Anzilla, who held all of Rosier's estate and lands during her life, the executors applied to the court to sell the land to divide the estate among the heirs, named:

1.Mary Riley, wife of Daniel Riley, Dale County;
2.Letty Riley, wife of George W. Riley, Dale County;
3.Rose Ann Balkum, wife of Brantley Balkcum, Dale County;
4.Jasper Brannan, Henry County;
5.William R. Brannan, Dale County;
6.Sarah L. Balkum, formerly Herrington, wife of Arnold Balkum, Jackson County, Florida;
7.James E. Brannan, Dale County;
8.John W. Brannan, Henry County;
9.      1.Thomas Brannan, Dale County;
      2.Permelia A. Truett, wife of Buford Truett, Dale County;
      3.Robert Brannan, Henry County;
10.      1.Nancy J. Deal, unmarried, Dale County;
      2.William Middleton Deal, Dale County;
      3.James Uriah Deal, Dale County;
      4.Eliza Ann Woodham, wife of Needham W. Woodham, Dale County;
      5.Mary A. Riley, wife of James E. Riley, Dale County;
11.      1.Eddie Z Riley, Henry County;
      2.Lucy Riley, under 21 years old, with no regular guardian, Henry County.12 
Census*14 June 1900Sara Jane Bess; ED 67, Precinct 13 Bells Schoolhouse, Dale County, Alabama, USA; James age 67, born May 1833 in Alabama, parents born in South Carolina, married to Sarah Jane 47 years, born May 1833 in Alabama, parents born North Carolina, mother of 12 children all living. He was a farmer, employed the whole year, and owned his farm free of mortgage. Two grandchildren also lived in the household. George Hightower was age 19, born August 1880, single, born in Alabama, mother and father born in Alabama. He worked as farm laborer. Lula J. Hightower was age 21, born March 1879, single, mother and father born in Alabama. She worked as farm laborer.13 
Death*14 June 1904Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA2,14 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL page 262B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S151] Researcher J. Riley, reference date 29 April 2001.
  3. [S226] Mrs. Marvin Scott, History of Henry County, Alabama (, Will of Rosier Brannon, Chapter XXIX, "Abstract of Henry County, Alabama Wills (1822-1870), Page 129; Pensacola, FL: Frank R. Parkhurst & Son Printing, 1961).
  4. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Henry County, Alabama, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  5. [S366] Manonia Snell, Ma-Ma Country, Dale County, Alabama (n.p.: n.pub., 1991), Citing family bible. Hereinafter cited as Ma-Ma Country, Dale County, Alabama.
  6. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Henry County, Alabama, p. 428B, image 104 at ancestry.com, Ancestry.com.
  7. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County, Alabama, p. 228, image 10 at ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  8. [S283] Researcher Elnah S. Trawick, Family group sheet located in the Brannon family files, citing information as copied from a bible belonging to John W. and Jane Riley Brannon,, Darlington County Historical Commission.
  9. [S465] Alabama 1867 Voter Registration List online at http://www.archives.alabama.gov, Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
  10. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978), Researcher Lindy Alexander.
  11. [S189] Helen S. Foley, compiler, Marriage and Death Notices from Barbour and Henry County Alabama Newspapers, 1846-1890 (PO box 1267, 374 Wes Broad St, Greenville, SC 29602-1267: Southern Historical Press, 1999). Hereinafter cited as Marriage and Death Notices from Barbour and Henry County Alabama Newspapers.
  12. [S304] Estate Case Files, Henry County Alabama, microfilm LGM 189 #8, Alabama Department of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama, USA.
  13. [S77] Census, U.S. of 1900, Dale Co AL, Enum Dist 67, Precinct 13, image 15, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  14. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records (n.p.: n.pub., 1993). Hereinafter cited as Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records.

James Edward Brannon1,2

#936, b. circa 1856, d. circa 1919
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited6 Jan 2016
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*James Edward Brannon1 b. 16 May 1833, d. 14 Jun 1904
Mother*Sara Jane Bess1 b. 10 May 1834, d. 16 Dec 1918
Birth*circa 1856Alabama, USA1 
(Resident) Census11 September 1860James Edward Brannon, AL Henry Co Census 1860; Freeman's Beat #9, HH 73, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Lived adjacent to Rosier and Anzilla Brannon, parents.

Complete household:
"James E. Brannon", age 27, male, farmer, no real estate, assets $289, not reading/writing, born in Alabama;
"Jane Brannon", age 26, born in Ala, not reading/writing;
"Rosier Brannon", male age 8, attending school, born in Ala;
"Curtis Brannon", male age 6, born in Alabama;
"James E. Brannon", age 4, born in Ala;
"William R. Brannon", age 1, born in Ala.3 
(Resident) Census20 July 1870James Edward Brannon, AL Dale Co Census 1870; Clapton, Dale County, Alabama, USA; age 35, male, farm laborer born in Alabama, Assets $200 (real estate), $500 (personal).

Household:
Sara age 34, keeping house, not reading/writing;
Rosier, male age 18, farm laborer, born Alabama;
Curtis, male age 16, farm laborer, born Alabama, not reading/writing;
James, male age 14, born Alabama, not reading/writing;
William, age 12, born Alabama, not reading/writing;
Jesse, male age 9, born Alabama;
Sarah age 7, born Alabama;
John, age 3, born Alabama;
"R.A." female age 1, born Alabama1 
Marriage*Argie Riley (?); Alabama, USA2 
Burial*circa 1919Saint Paul Church Cemetery, Hartford, Geneva County, Alabama, USA4 
Death*circa 1919Alabama, USA4 

Citations

  1. [S11] Census, U.S. of 1870, Dale County, AL page 262B, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S151] Researcher J. Riley, reference date 29 April 2001.
  3. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County, Alabama, p. 228, image 10 at ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  4. [S425] Find A Grave Website, online <http://www.findagrave.com/>, tombstone inscription: "James Eddard Brannon, May 1856, About 1919". Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

James Lears Brannon1

#1399, b. 4 November 1878, d. 28 March 1887
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited1 Jan 2002
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*William Riley Brannon1 b. 18 May 1852, d. 29 May 1946
Mother*Celia S. Curreton1 b. 11 May 1861, d. 15 Jul 1934
Birth*4 November 18781 
(Resident) Census11 June 1880William Riley Brannon, AL Henry Co Census 1880; Curetons Township, ED#83, Roeville Beat 7, pg 25, hh#87, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Household:
"William Brannon", age 27, farm laborer, born in AL, parents SC;
"Celia Brannon", wife age 19, born in AL, parents SC;
"Margaret Brannon", daughter age 3 years, born in AL;
"James Brannon", son age 2, born in AL;

Adjacent to brother Curtis Brannon and another William Brannon.2 
Death*28 March 1887Dale County, Alabama, USA1 
Burial*March 1887Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA1,3 

Citations

  1. [S151] Researcher J. Riley, reference date 29 April 2001.
  2. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, AL, Roeville, ancestry.com image pg 9, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  3. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records (n.p.: n.pub., 1993). Hereinafter cited as Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records.

Jasper Brannon1

#1318, b. 12 September 1844, d. 25 October 1934
ChartsDescendants of Eleazer Galloway & Leaty Parrish
Descendants of Rosanna Brannon
Last Edited20 Feb 2016
RelationshipGranduncle of Euel E. Balkcom
Father*Rosier Brannon1,2 b. 14 Sep 1803, d. 9 Feb 1867
Mother*Anzilla Galloway1 b. 15 Jun 1808, d. 15 Apr 1890

Family 1

Martha Jane Smith b. 4 Oct 1848, d. 29 Apr 1881
Marriage*29 December 1866Martha Jane Smith; Henry County, Alabama, USA3,9,4 
Children 1.Fanny Brannon3,14,4 b. Dec 1872, d. Dec 1937
 2.Charlie William Brannon3,14,4 b. 28 Jun 1875, d. 12 Mar 1945
 3.Sarah Louisa Brannon3,14,4 b. 19 Jan 1877, d. 20 Dec 1956
 4.Jasper Brannon3,14,4 b. 11 Sep 1879, d. 19 Jul 1880
 5.Yancey Brannon4 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 17 Nov 1881

Family 2

Ella Clay Everett b. 11 Nov 1860, d. 17 Oct 1932
Marriage*7 September 1882Ella Clay Everett; Henry County, Alabama, USA3,4 
Children 1.Dollie Vester Brannon3 b. 2 Nov 1883
 2.Alto Sherman Brannon4 b. 22 Sep 1885, d. 2 Oct 1961
 3.Clara May Brannon4 b. 11 Sep 1888, d. 8 Feb 1957
 4.Freddie Otis Brannon4 b. 14 Mar 1891, d. 5 Jan 1953
 5.William Earnest Brannon4 b. 18 Sep 1892, d. 8 Jun 1977
 6.Herley Dewitt Brannon4 b. 9 Dec 1896, d. 6 Nov 1970
Birth*12 September 1844Dale County, Alabama, USA1,3,4 
(Resident) Census18 October 1850Rosier Brannon, Anzilla Galloway; Southern District, Household #724, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Household is adjacent to J.W. Balkcom.

"Rosier Brannan", age 47, farmer, born in SC;
"Azilla Brannan", female age 42, born in SC;
"Curtis Brannan", male age 20, farmer, born in Alabama;
"Jas. Brannan", male age 17, farmer, born in Alabama;
"Nancy Brannan", age 15, born in Alabama;
"Mary Brannan", age 13, born in Alabama;
"Lydia Brannan", age 11, born in Alabama;
"John Brannan", age 9, born in Alabama;
"Jasper Brannan", age 7, born in Alabama, attended school part of year;
"Eliza. Brannan", female age 6, born in Alabama;
"Rosia A. Brannan", female age 5, born in Alabama.5 
(Resident) Census11 September 1860Rosier Brannon, Anzilla Galloway; Freeman's Beat #9, HH 74, Henry County, Alabama, USA; Household was adjacent to Rosier/Anzilla sons James E. Brannon and Jehoiakim E. Brannon.

Complete household:
"Rosier Brannon", male age 56, farmer, $3000 real estate, other assets $1117, born in SC, not reading/writing;
"Anzilla Brannon", female age 51, born in SC, not reading/writing;
(The following children were listed by census taker as born in SC (using dup marks). This is no doubt an error and all should have been listed as born in Alabama since Rosier and Anzilla were in Alabama by 1837.)
"John Brannon", age 18, born in SC, attending school;
"Sarah Harrington", female age 16, born in SC, attending school;
"Rose Ann Brannon", age 11, born in SC, attending school;
"William Brannon", age 8, born in SC, attending school.6 
Military*between December 1862 and 1865CSA, 57th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co E, Abbeville, Dale County, Alabama, USA; enlisted as a Private. In 1863 he was transferred to 33rd Alabama Company B. He was captured July 22, 1864, imprisoned at Camp Douglas, Illinois, and paroled 17 June, 1865. Second reference says he was in Co E of the 59th Alabama Regiment.7,8 
Marriage*29 December 1866Martha Jane Smith; Henry County, Alabama, USA3,9,4 
(Witness) Death9 February 1867Rosier Brannon; Henry County, Alabama, USA3,10 
Census*11 June 1880AL Henry Co Census 1880; Curetons Township, ED#83, Roeville Beat 7, pg 24, hh#72, Henry County, Alabama, USA; "Jasper Brannon", age 34, farmer, born in AL, parents GA;
"Martha Brannon", wife age 28, born in GA, parents SC;
"Fanny Brannon", daughter age 11, born AL;
"William Brannon", age 7, born AL;
"Sarah Brannon", age 4, born AL;
"Jasper Brannon", age 1 month, born AL.11 
Resident: Martha Jane Smith
Resident: Fanny Brannon
Resident: Charlie William Brannon
Resident: Sarah Louisa Brannon
Resident: Jasper Brannon
(Witness) Death29 April 1881Martha Jane Smith; Henry County, Alabama, USA; shortly after childbirth4 
Marriage*7 September 1882Ella Clay Everett; Henry County, Alabama, USA3,4 
(Witness) Death15 April 1890Anzilla Galloway; Echo, Dale County, Alabama, USA; from the Eufala (Alabama) Daily Times Friday April 25, 1890: "Mrs Azalla Brannon died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Daniel Riley, near Echo, Dale County, on the 15th".12,13 
Death*25 October 1934Dale County, Alabama, USA3 
Burial*October 1934Old Center Methodist Church Cemetery, Henry County, Alabama, USA3,8 

Citations

  1. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Henry County, Alabama, p. 428B
    Online at ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/al/henry/census/1850/, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  2. [S226] Mrs. Marvin Scott, History of Henry County, Alabama (, Will of Rosier Brannon, Chapter XXIX, "Abstract of Henry County, Alabama Wills (1822-1870), Page 129; Pensacola, FL: Frank R. Parkhurst & Son Printing, 1961).
  3. [S151] Researcher J. Riley, reference date 29 April 2001.
  4. [S430] Researcher Harold Chancey, email February 19, 2016.
  5. [S14] Census, U.S. of 1850, Henry County, Alabama, p. 428B, image 104 at ancestry.com, Ancestry.com.
  6. [S13] Census, U.S. of 1860, Henry County, Alabama, p. 228, image 10 at ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, A History of Henry County, Alabama (P.O. Box 222, Abbeville, AL 36830: Henry County Historical Society, 1978), Census of Confederate Soldiers, 1907.
  8. [S182] Mrs. Marvin Scott, compiler, Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records (n.p.: n.pub., 1993). Hereinafter cited as Henry County Alabama Cemetery Records.
  9. [S153] Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868, Courthouse Henry County Alabama, Henry County, Alabama, USA. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Records of Henry County, Ala., 1822-1868.
  10. [S283] Researcher Elnah S. Trawick, Family group sheet located in the Brannon family files, citing information as copied from a bible belonging to John W. and Jane Riley Brannon,, Darlington County Historical Commission.
  11. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Henry County, AL, Roeville, ancestry.com image pg 7, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah.
  12. [S168] Dr. Hoyt M. Warren, Henry's Heritage, 1978, Researcher Lindy Alexander.
  13. [S189] Helen S. Foley, compiler, Marriage and Death Notices from Barbour and Henry County Alabama Newspapers, 1846-1890 (PO box 1267, 374 Wes Broad St, Greenville, SC 29602-1267: Southern Historical Press, 1999). Hereinafter cited as Marriage and Death Notices from Barbour and Henry County Alabama Newspapers.
  14. [S12] Census, U.S. of 1880, Census of Henry County, AL, Roeville, ancestry.com image pg 7, Ancestry.com.