John C Branham
and Mahala Mosley

John C Branham b 15 Apr 1818 Floyd Co KY d 1 Apr 1908 Pound Gap, Wise Co VA; s/o William Branham and Charity Gibson. John C Branham m. 6 Jan 1842 Pike Co KY to Mahala Mosley b 22 Nov 1822 Hawkins Co TN d 12 Dec 1912 Dickenson Co VA; d/o Henry Mosley and Rebecca Jones (Bridgeman). (Source). Children of John C Branham and Mahala Mosley;

1. Charity Branham b Apr 1838 d Pike Co KY; buried Elkhorn, KY; m. 22 Mar 1866 Pike Co KY to Joseph F Moore b Jun 1846 Pike Co KY d 1914; buried Elkhorn, KY; s/o Aaron Moore and Lydia Elswick.

2. Cynthia Branham.

3. Rosie Branham.

4. Elizabeth Branham b 1843 Russell Co VA d 1916 Johnson Co KY; m. 23 Dec 1860 Pike Co KY to William Mollett b 1841 KY d 18 Nov 1923 Johnson Co KY; s/o Elias Mollett and Susan Ward.

5. Joseph Branham b 5 Jun 1845 George's Fork of Pound River near Pound and Clintwood, Wise Co VA d 2 Oct 1934; buried Offutt, Johnson Co KY; m. 24 Sept 1868 Johnson Co KY to Exer Ward b 23 Nov 1843 d 7 Jan 1933; d/o Jesse Ward and Mary Wheeler. Military service of Joseph Branham: Bet. 1862 - 1865, Civil War, Confederate Army, 7th VA Cavalry Co C.

6. Richard Branham b 5 Feb 1847 Pike Co KY; m. 10 Jul 1868 Pike Co KY to Elizabeth Maggard b 1851 VA. Military Service for Richard Branham; Civil War, Confederate Army, 7th VA Cavalry Co C, 5th Sgt.

7. Tandy Branham b 1850 Russell Co VA d 1902; m. (1) to Vick Haynes.

Tandy Branham m. 17 Jan 1876 Pike Co KY to (2) Nancy Lewis b 1862 Pike Co KY. Child of Tandy Branham and Nancy Lewis;

I. Rosa Jane Branham b 1878; m. (1) to David P Cox b 1870. Rosa Jane Branham m. (2) to Isaac Belcher b 1872.

8. Adeline Branham b 1851 Pike Co KY; m. 20 Oct 1869 Pike Co KY to (1) Stephen Tackett. Adeline Branham m. 27 Feb 1872 Wise Co VA to (2) George W Sowards (killed by Harry McFall at Foot of the Mountain in Wise Co VA) b 1851 KY; s/o William Sowards and Rebecca Robinson. Adeline Branham m. 20 May 1892 Wise Co VA to (3) Edward Granville Cox b 30 Jan 1853 Russell Co VA (killed by Mack Wright at South of the Mountain, Wise Co VA); s/o David C Cox and Louisa Anna Unknown. Edward Granville Cox m. 13 Jan 1872 Wise Co VA to Annie R Austin b 12 Jun 1842 NC d 7 Mar 1873 Wise Co VA; buried Austin Cemetery, Wise Co VA; d/o Jessee Austin and Margaret Unknown. George Hopkins Sowards m. 26 Dec 1896 Wise Co VA to (2) Elizabeth "Bettie" Branham b 16 Oct 1851 VA d 28 Aug 1924 Wise Co VA; d/o Martin Branham and Matilda Hall. Elizabeth "Bettie" Branham m. 29 Jul 1867 Wise Co VA to (1) James M Venters b 1849 KY; s/o George Martin Venters and Susan Unknown. Elizabeth "Bettie" Branham m. Daniel Sawyer.

9. Polly Branham b 1855 Pike Co KY; m. Henry Johnson. Children of Henry Johnson and Polly Branham;

I. Josephine Johnson m. Rex Tackett.

II. Julia Johnson m. (1) to John Brummett; m. (2) to Lee Noe.

III. Richard V Johnson m. (1) to Vick Johnson (Vickie?); m. (2) to Helen M Lovell.

IV. Arkansas Johnson m. (1) to Less Salyers; m. (2) to Bill Rainey.

V. Georgia Johnson m. (1) to Monroe Parsons; m. (2) to Ballard Stiffy (aka Steffy).

VI. Lelia Johnson m. (1) to Charles Wright; m. (2) to Emery Lowell; m. (3) to Ralph Bryant; m. (4) to Joe Hyden.

VII. Clintwood Johnson m. Ora Hamilton.

VIII. Bill Mack Johnson m. Pearl Hamilton.

IX. Lovell Johnson m. Elva Perry.

X. Jess Johnson m. Sis Carpenter.

XI. Ethel Johnson m. (1) to Clyde Blankenbeckler; m. (2) to Bill Lester.

10. Sarah Jane Branham b Oct 1856 Wise Co VA d 9 Oct 1953 Johnson Co KY; m. 7 May 1874 Martin Co KY to John Verrazano Ward b 1849; s/o John H Ward and Nancy Preston. (Source). Children of John Verrazano Ward and Sarah Jane Branham;

I. Levina Ward b 1875; m. Sandy Sturgill b 1875.

II. Exer Ward b 1877; m. Levi Daniel b 1869.

III. Nancy Ward b 1879 d 1955; m. Harlan Perry b 1872 d 1960.

IV. Elizabeth Ward b 1882 d 1962; m. Malcolm Wiley b 1883 d 1967.

V. Amanda Ward b 1884 d 1986; m. (1) to to Robert Witten b 1888; m. (2) to Male Adams.

VI. Jemima Ward b 1886 m. (1) to Oakey Stapleton; m. (2) to Don Coleman.

VII. Jenny Ward b 1886 d 1974; m. Bill Ingram (aka Ingraham).

VIII. Mahala Ward b 1888; m. Stephen Stepnagle.

IX. Jeff P Ward b 1890 m. (1) to Sadie Blevins; m. (2) to Gladys Castle.

X. John H Ward b 1892 d 1900.

XI. Sally Ward b 1899 m. (1) to Thornsey Kirk; m. (2) to Henry Carter.

11. Millie Branham b May 1861 KY d 1949; buried W L Phipps Cemetery, Clintwood, Dickenson Co VA; m. Unknown Killen.

Millie Branham m. 1876 Wise Co VA to (2) Granville Cox b 1853 Wise Co VA; s/o David Cox and Annie Bond, Children of Granville Cox and Millie Branham;

I. Louemma Cox b 1879; m. (1) to Wilburn L Phipps b 1874; m. (2) to John D Cox b 1881.

Millie Branham m. 1908 Dickenson Co VA to (3) Joseph Bryant b 1844; s/o Caleb Baker and Alice Bryant.

Joseph Bryant m. 18 Oct 1866 to (1) Tabitha Fleming b 1844; d/o William Fleming and Elizabeth Mullins.

12. Clifton Branham b 1861 Cabin Branch, Letcher Co KY d 25 Sept 1903 Wise Co VA; m. (1) to Mahala McCarey b 1884; d/o John McCarey and Arty Unknown.

Clifton Branham m. 23 May 1880 Wise Co VA to (2) Nancy J Branham b 15 Nov 1862 d 22 Dec 1902 Wise Co VA; d/o Tandy Layne Branham and Elizabeth Robinson. (Nancy J Branham was killed by husband, Clifton Branham on Mill Creek, Wise Co VA. Clifton Branham was hanged in Wise Co VA for the killing of his wife. He was the last man ever hung in Wise Co VA). Children of Clifton Branham and Nancy J Branham;

I. Ida Branham b 1881 m. David Crockett Fleming b 1877 d 1920, s/o Emmanuel Fleming and Elizabeth Mullins.

II. Mirna Branham (aka Myrna) b 1881 d 1885.

III. George Branham b 1884; m. Maggie Vanover.

IV. Elizabeth Branham b 1886; m. (1) to John Warrick; m. (2) to John C Branham b 1885, s/o Richard Branham and Elizabeth Maggard.

V. Lizzie Branham m John Worax.

VI. Mima Branham.


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