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Elias Mitchell  BRANHAM, Sr.

Elias Mitchell BRANHAM, Sr.

Male 1832 - 1864  (~ 32 years)

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  • Name Elias Mitchell BRANHAM  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix Sr. 
    Nickname Doc 
    Census 1 Jun 1830  , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    John Branham household 
    • John Branham
      1 male 20 to 30 [John, b. 1800-1810]
      1 male under 5 [Elias(?), b. 1815-1830]
      1 female 15 to 20 [Malinda, b. 1810-1815]
    1830 U.S. Census - Wilkerson
    1830 U.S. Census - Wilkerson
    Tennessee. Roane Co. - John Branham
    Alt. birth date ca 1831  , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lona Bannon 
    Born Between 1830-1832  , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Age 20, 1850 census, c.1830, TN
      Age 28, 1860 census, c.1832, TN
    Gender Male 
    Alt. birth date Bef 1832  , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Sandy Brannan 
    Census 1 Jun 1840  , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    John Branham household
     
    • John Branham
      2 Males 5 thru 9 [Elias & Aaron]
      1 male 30 thru 39 [John]
      1 female under 5 [Mary Ann "Polly"]
      1 female 5 thru 9 [Emily H.]
      1 female 20 thru 39 [Malinda]
    1840 U.S. Census - Wilkerson
    1840 U.S. Census - Wilkerson
    Tennessee. Roane Co. - John Branham
    Census 24 Aug 1850  Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    John Branham household 
    • Elias Branham, age 20, male, born Tennessee, illiterate.
    1850 U.S. Census - Wilkerson
    1850 U.S. Census - Wilkerson
    Tennessee. Roane Co. - John Branham
    Census 8 Aug 1860  District 11, Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Elias Branum household 
    • Elias Branum, age 28, male, farmer, personal estate $50, born Tennessee.
    Military 27 Jan 1862  , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pvt. in Co. F, 2nd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry 

    • Elias Mitchell Branham enrolled in the Civil War on January 27, 1862 and was mustered into service at Camp Carter in Somerset, Kentucky. He was in the Second Regiment, Company F of the Tennessee Volunteer Infantry. On November 6, 1863, 474 men were captured at Rogersville, Tennessee and sent to Andersonville, Georgia as Prisoners of War. Elias was among them. The conditions were horrible and he died of Chronic Diarrhea on April 30, 1864. He is buried in Andersonville, Georgia National Cemetary in Grave # 808 in Section".K".

      Listed on Soldiers and Sailors System as Elias Branum or Elias Brannan.
    Military pension card - Wilkerson
    Military pension card - Wilkerson
    Elias Branham
    POW 6 Nov 1863  Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Captured at Rogersville along with two of his brothers 
    Died 30 Apr 1864  Andersonville, Macon, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Buried Georgia National Cemetery, Andersonville, Macon, Georgia USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Lona Bannon's "John Branham FGS" lists Andersonville, GA as being in Sumter Co. but according to Wikipedia and the Find A County site, it is in Macon Co.
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    Person ID I9182  richison
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2013 

    Father John BRANHAM,   b. ca 1810, , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1881, , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Malinda KANE,   b. c.1811, , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Jane ROSE,   b. Abt 1836, , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1867, , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Marriage License 22 Nov 1854  , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Married 23 Nov 1854  , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 10
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ann BRANHAM,   b. 8 Oct 1855, , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +2. John Elijah BRANHAM,   b. 25 Nov 1858, , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +3. Elias Mitchell BRANHAM,   b. 3 May 1864, , Roane, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1937, Estelle, Walker, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
    Documents
    Marriage license and return - Wilkerson
    Marriage license and return - Wilkerson
    Branham-Rose marriage
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F3407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - John Branham household - 1 Jun 1830 - , Roane, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. birth date - Lona Bannon - ca 1831 - , Roane, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1830-1832 - , Roane, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. birth date - Sandy Brannan - Bef 1832 - , Roane, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - John Branham household - 1 Jun 1840 - , Roane, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 22 Nov 1854 - , Roane, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Nov 1854 - , Roane, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Pvt. in Co. F, 2nd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry - 27 Jan 1862 - , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1837] 1850 U.S. Census, 24 Mar 2012.
      1850 U.S. census, Roane County, Tennessee, population schedule, Subdivision 20, pages 319B (stamped), dwelling 108, family 117, John Branham household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 March 2012); NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 893.

    2. [S1901] Marriage, 11 Apr 2012.
      "Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002," digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 11 April 2012), license and return for Elias Branham and Martha Jane Rose, married 23 Nov 1854, Roane County: citing Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.

    3. [S1881] FGS & Charts, 14 Mar 2013.
      John Branham, Family Group Sheet and notes; dated 17 December 2010 and supplied by Lona Brannon, cbrannon15@comcast.net. The FGS offers a generic list of materials used but only with careful reading can documentation for specific data be located.

    4. [S1839] 1830 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 10 Apr 2012.
      1830 U.S. census, Roane County, Tennessee, population schedule, page 21, John Branham household; digital image, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 April 2012), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M19, roll 180.

    5. [S1881] FGS & Charts (Reliability: 1), 11 Apr 2012.
      "Branham/Brannan/Brannon Family of Roane County, TN, Descendants of John Branham," database submitted by Sandy Brannan [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Roots of Roane County, Tennessee (http://www.roanetn.com/brannan.htm: accessed 26 January 2004). This database has no documentation for any piece of data.

    6. [S1838] 1840 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 11 Apr 2012.
      1840 U.S. census, Roane County, Tennessee, population schedule, page 79, John Branham household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 11 April 2012), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M704, roll 535.

    7. [S1836] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 11 Apr 2012.
      1860 U.S. census, Roane County, Tennessee, population schedule, District 11, Cross Kings post office, page 198 (handwritten), dwelling 1493, family 1392, Elias Branum household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 11 April 2012), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M653, roll 1269.

    8. [S1881] FGS & Charts, 11 Apr 2012.
      "Branham/Brannan/Brannon Family of Roane County, TN, Descendants of John Branham," database submitted by Sandy Brannan [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Roots of Roane County, Tennessee (http://www.roanetn.com/brannan.htm: accessed 26 January 2004). This database has no documentation for any piece of data.

    9. [S1901] Marriage (Reliability: 3), 11 Apr 2012.
      "Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002," digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 11 April 2012), license and return for Elias Branham and Martha Jane Rose, married 23 Nov 1854, Roane County: citing Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.

    10. [S1901] Marriage, 24 Nov 2013.
      Roane County, Tennessee, marriage license, bond, and return (1854), Branham-Rose; Roane County Heritage Commission, Kingston.