Leonard Herbert Branham

Leonard H. Branham
October 14, 1920 – December 15, 1995
Photo added by Tammie Brazell Goad

1920

Leonard Herbert Branham was born on October 14, 1920 in Kershaw county, a son of John Hubert Branham and Daisy Susannah Sloan Branham.

1930

Leonard Branham was counted in the census on 05 Apr 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, as a 10-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John Branham; his mother, Daisy Branham; his siblings, Ruth Branham, John W. Branham, Ruby L. Branham and Maude Branham; and his great-aunt, Fannie Young.

1940

Leonard Branham was counted in the census on 15 Apr 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 19-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John Branham; his mother, Daisy Branham, and his siblings, J W Branham, Leona Branham, Mande Branham and Juanita Branham.

1943

On August 1, 1943, Cpl. Leonard Branham was listed in the news paper article “N. Columbia News.”

On August 24, 1943, Corp. Leonard Branham was listed in the newspaper article “N. Columbia News.”

1946

On December 21, 1946, Leonard Herbert Branham and Mae Ruth Hare were married in Kershaw County, South Carolina.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-63DQ-8?cc=3161369 : 19 June 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-6343-8?cc=3161369 : 19 June 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-63DX-T?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1995

Leonard H Branham, 75, of Elgin, died on Friday, December 15, 1995.

He was a district Manager for The State Newspaper and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Surviving were his wife, Mae Ruth Hare Branham; daughter, Elaine Williams and Patricia Miles, both of Elgin; sisters, Ruth Morgan and Juanita Coker, both of Elgin, and Maude Cherry of Lugoff; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, December 18, 1995 at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Visitation was held from 5 to 6 p.m., December 17, 1995 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Elgin, Chapel.

December 17, 1995 State (published as The State) Columbia, South Carolina Page 10
Located in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA

Additional Photos:

Leonard H Branham and wife Ruth Hare Branham
Leonard H Branham
Leonard H. Branham
Leonard H. Branham

2012

On August 19, 2012, Leonard Branham was listed as a deceased brother in the obituary of Juanita B. Coker.

2022

On February 24, 2022, Leonard Branham was listed as the deceased brother in the obituary of Maude Branham Cherry.

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