Harold Edward Branham

1917

Harold Edward Branham was born on 29 Oct 1917 in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of John Mann Branham and Daisy Eva Crossland Branham.

1920

Edward Branham was counted in the census on 10 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 2-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John Branham; his mother, Daisy Branham; and his siblings, Willie D Branham, Annie M Branham, Orsmond Branham and Leslie Branham.

1938

When he was 21, he married Minnie Watts on 20 Nov 1938 in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-DQCJ-C?cc=3161369 : 27 July 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-DQ7F-V?cc=3161369 : 27 July 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-DQ7P-G?cc=3161369 : 27 July 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1940

Edward Branham was counted in the census on 27 Apr 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 23-year-old, male, married, white, son-in-law. Also in the home was his mother-in-law, Sallie J Watts; his brother-in-law, Robert Watts; his wife, Minnie Branham; and their children, Laura Branham and Floyd Branham.

1962

He died on 01 Jan 1962 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Baptist Hospital. He was buried on 02 Jan 1962 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Branham-Hayes Cemetery.

H. E. Branham

CAMDEN – Harold Edward Branham, 44, of Lugoff, died Monday at the Baptist Hospital.

He was in the construction business.

Born in Kershaw County, he was a son of the late J. M Branham and Mrs. Daisy Crossland Branham. He attended Blaney School and was a member of Smyrna Methodist Church.

Surviving besides his mother of Ridgeway are his wife, Minnie Watts Branham; three sons, Tallie Branham, and Ronnie Branham of the home and Floyd Branham of Camden; one daughter, Mrs. Joe Hornsby of Lugoff; one step-daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Truesdale of Monroe, N. C.; five brothers, Willie Douglas Branham of Darlington, Osborne Branham of Ridgeway, Leslie Branham of Ridgeway and Franklin Branham of Ridgeway and Lewis Branham of Lugoff; six sisters, Mrs. L. B. Anderson of Winnsboro, Mrs. Mac Reynolds of Lugoff, Mrs. Wallace Rabon of Lugoff, Mrs. Claytor Kelley of Blaney, Beatrice Branham of Columbia and Mrs. Heyward Rabon of Ridgeway.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday from Smyrna Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

January 2, 1962  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 20
“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-C9YH-1?cc=1417492 : 21 April 2016), > image 1 of 1; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.

2022

On March 18, 2022, Harold Edward Branham was mentioned as the deceased father in the obituary of Mildred Hornsby.

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