Emma Lee Branham


Emma Lee Branham was born on 26 Sep 1926 in South Carolina, USA a child of Alfred B Branham and Annie Mae Jeffords Branham.


On January 19, 1927, Baby Emma Branham was listed in the newspaper article “AT THE HOSPITALS.”

She died on 20 Jan 1927 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Columbia Hospital. Emma Lee Branham was buried on 21 Jan 1927 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Her cause of death was bronchopneumonia. 

Emma Branham

Emma Branham, 4 month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Branham (Annie Mae Jeffords Branham), of 38 Clark avenue, died at the Columbia hospital Thursday morning after an illness of only two days.

Funeral services will be held at Union Baptist churchyard some time Friday, followed by interment in the churchyard.


Emmilee Branham, 4-months-old infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Branham (Annie Mae Jeffords Branham), of 38 Clark avenue, died early yesterday morning at the Columbia hospital after a two days’ illness.

The many relatives and friends of the family are deeply grieved to learn of the death of the young child.

The funeral service will be held today at the grave at the Union Baptist churchyard.

January 20, 1927  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 8
January 21, 1927  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 9
“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DY7Q-MZP?cc=1417492&wc=M6YD-TZ9%3A30560601 : 1 October 2020), 004177628 > image 1294 of 1987; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Caroline Jeffers-Burleson

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