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  • ID: I1109
  • Name: William Earnest Brannon
  • Given Name: William Earnest
  • Surname: Brannon
  • Name: Ernest on some census records
  • Given Name: Ernest on some census
  • Surname: records
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: C968E1AF0E35497ABAEB121B0E0AEAAC47F2
  • Change Date: 20 OCT 2013
  • Note:
    1900 Census
    Name: William E Brannon
    Home in 1900: Alto, Union, Illinois
    Age: 17 Birth Date: Feb 1883
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Race: White
    Ethnicity: American
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to head-of-house: Son
    Father's Name: John
    Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother's Name: Sarah
    Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
    Marital Status: Single Residence : Alto Pass Village, Union, Illinois
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    John Brannon 44
    Sarah Brannon 37
    William E Brannon 17
    Effie A Brannon 12
    Harry A Brannon 10
    Alfred S Brannon 5

    1910 Census:
    Name: Earnest Brannon
    Age in 1910: 27
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1883
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Illinois
    Spouse's Name: Jennie
    Home in 1910: Lamar, Yell, Arkansas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Earnest Brannon 27
    Jennie Brannon 19
    Clara Brannon 2
    Jean McKennon 24 (boarder/brother-in-law)
    Effie McKennon 22 (boarder/sister)
    Gracie McKennon 2 (boarder/niece)
    Ralph Brannon 15 (boarder) this is his younger brother, who was called Alfred during the 1900 census

    1930 Census:
    Home in 1930: Jefferson, Desha, Arkansas
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Wm E Brannon 47
    Jennie Brannon 40
    Andria Brannon 10
    Lothell Brannon 7
    Ethel Grace Brannon 4

    WWI Draft Registration
    Name: William Earnest Brannon
    City: Bigelow
    County: Perry
    State: Arkansas
    Birth Date: 22 Feb 1883
    Occupation: Timberman
    Race: White
    Roll: 1530567 DraftBoard: 0
    Physical description included medium height, brown eyes and red hair - one eye.

    WWII Draft Registration
    Name: William Earnest Brannon
    Birth Date: 22 Feb 1883
    Birth Place: McLeansboro, Illinois
    Residence: Pope, Arkansas
    Race: White
    Roll: WW2_2139828
    This registration noted that he had freckles.


    California Death Index, 1940-1997
    Name: William Ernest Brannon
    Social Security #: 0
    Sex: MALE
    Birth Date: 22 Feb 1883
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Death Date: 11 Jul 1955
    Death Place: Ventura
    Mother's Maiden Name: Fairweather
    FATHER'S SURNAME: Brannon
  • Birth: 22 FEB 1883 in McLeansboro, IL
  • Death: 11 JUL 1955 in Ventura Co., CA
  • Burial: St Joe Cemetery, Pope Co., AR



    Father: John William Brannon b: MAR 1856 in Tennessee
    Mother: Sarah C Fairweather b: JAN 1863 in Illinois

    Marriage 1 Deana Virginia "Jennie" Kolb b: 10 MAY 1891 in Alabama
    • Married: 27 NOV 1906
    Children
    1. Has No Children Claire B Brannon b: 19 DEC 1907 in Arkansas
    2. Has No Children Hazel Brannon b: 20 FEB 1911
    3. Has No Children Odie Brannon b: 26 FEB 1918
    4. Has Children Audria Maxine Brannon b: 16 JAN 1920 in Plainview, Yell Co., AR
    5. Has Children John Lothell Brannon b: 10 DEC 1922 in Arkansas
    6. Has No Children Ethel Grace Brannon b: 27 JAN 1926 in Arkansas
    7. Has No Children Earnest Dean Brannon b: 4 DEC 1932

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