Willie Henry Branham

1912 Willie Henry Branham was born on 14 Nov 1912 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Lawrence Branham and Annie Sharpe. 1956 On June 17, 1956, Willie Branham was listed as a active pallbearer in the obituary of James M. (“Papa”) Hornsby. 1972 On March 28, 1972, Willie H Branham was listed in the newspaper article “Elgin Man Drowns In Boating Mishap.” … Continue reading Willie Henry Branham


Bryce H Smith won a special election Tuesday to fill a town council seat vacated in February by Mayor Francis E. “Pete” James. Smith, a political newcomer, won handily with 116 votes over four other candidates: Arthur Branham, with 30 votes; Norwood McPherson, 17 votes; Owen Young, 11 votes; and Kenneth Robinson, three votes. Robinson withdrew from the council race earlier, asking his supporters to … Continue reading Elgin