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Elisha Branch

Male 1787 - 1856  (69 years)


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  • Name Elisha Branch  [1
    Born 9 Apr 1787  Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Nov 1856  York, Medina, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried Branch Cemetery, Medina, Medina, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I27687  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2020 

    Father Nathan Branch,   b. 26 Jun 1746, Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1822, Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Polly" Woodward,   b. 16 Mar 1748, Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1820, Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1772  Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F16741  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah "Sallie" Thompson,   b. 3 Jul 1788, Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1867, York, Medina, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1810  Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Branch,   b. 9 Apr 1823, Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1914, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F16525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "They came west in 1832, and located in York Township. After purchasing his land, he had $25 left. Here they settled and remained until their death . . . They were members of the Congregational Church, and were the staunch representatives of that township." [History of Medina County, citation details below]

      The 1830 US census has them in Worthington, Massachusetts; in 1840, they're in York, Medina County, Ohio.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3942] Vital Records of Worthington, Massachusetts To the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911.

    2. [S3940] History of Medina County and Ohio, eds. William Henry Perrin, J. J. Battle, and Weston Arthur Godspeed. Chicago: Baskin & Battey, 1881., date, county, and state only.

    3. [S3944] Find a Grave page for Elisha Branch.

    4. [S2228] 1850 United States Federal census, on ancestry.com., year only.

    5. [S3929] A History of the Leading Branch Families in America, 1638-1904 by A. E. (Branch) Paulson. Ashtabula, Ohio, 1904.

    6. [S3940] History of Medina County and Ohio, eds. William Henry Perrin, J. J. Battle, and Weston Arthur Godspeed. Chicago: Baskin & Battey, 1881.

    7. [S3944] Find a Grave page for Elisha Branch., month, county, and state only.

    8. [S3964] Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850, on familysearch.org.

    9. [S3929] A History of the Leading Branch Families in America, 1638-1904 by A. E. (Branch) Paulson. Ashtabula, Ohio, 1904., date only.