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  • ID: I1498
  • Name: Harbert "Byrd" BRANSCOME
  • Surname: Branscome
  • Given Name: Harbert "Byrd"
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 May 1813 in Pauls Creek Area, Carroll County, Va
  • Death: 5 Dec 1892
  • Burial: Branscome Cemetery, Dugspur, Va 1
  • Death:
  • Note:
    CENSUS:
    1860 - Dugspur, Carroll County, VA
    45/45 Harbert Branscom 47 m Farmer
    Nancy '' 48 f House Keeper
    Celia '' 21 f Serving
    Robert '' 20 m Farm Laborer
    Matilda '' 16 f
    Lucy '' 13 f
    William L. '' 11 m
    Edmund '' 10 m
    Nancy Jane '' 6 f
    Ballard P. '' 2 m

    CENSUS:
    1880 - Laurel Fork Township in Carroll County, Virginia, USA
    Harbert Branscome, age 67, Dry Goods Merchant
    Nancy, age 69, wife, keeps house
    Franklin, age 21, grandson, laborer
    Harbert E, age 17, grandson, laborer
    Julia Dalton, age 24, granddaughter, at home

    BIOGRAPHY: From 1850 Census: Annotated Carroll County, Virginia by John P. Alderman

    BIOGRAPHY: Harbert Branscome 37m, farmer, $1000. b. VA; Nancy 38f, b. VA; Sally 16f, b. VA; Anna 14f, b. VA; Franklin 13m , b. VA; Selah 11f, b. VA; Robert 11m, b. VA; Isaac 8m, b. VA; John 7m, b. VA; Tilda 5f, b. VA; Polly 5f, b. VA; Lucy 4f, b. VA; William L. 2m, b. VA; Edward 4/12m, b. VA; Tirey Goad 23m, wagoner, b. VA; William Dalton 23m, laborer, b. VA; George Becknell 37m, laborer, b. VA

    BIOGRAPHY: He was called Bird Branscome. He was born in 1813 to Isaac and Nancy (Jones) Branscome and he married in 1833 Nancy Dalton, daughter of Lewis and Frances (Phillips) Dalton. They raised fourteen children, the first dozen of which are shown here. He bought large tracts of land near Dugspur and prospered very well. His wife died in 1888 and he died in 1892. Tyre Goad was Aaron and Eleanor (Cock) Goad's son and went to Kentucky. William Dalton (1827-1915) was the son of William and Frances (Sturman) Dalton and married Sarah, the oldest of these Branscome girls. George Becknell, son of William and Jane, was a native of Nelson County and a widower; he married Lucretia Kester Semones in 1866.

    TOMBSTONEPHOTO:
    Harbert "Byrd" Branscome Tombstone Photo
  • Change Date: 2 Dec 2004 at 23:03:49

    Father: Isaac BRANSCOM b: 1765
    Mother: Nancy JONES

    Marriage 1 Nancy DALTON b: 1812 in Grayson County, Va
    • Married: 10 Sep 1833 in Grayson County, Va
    Children
    1. Has Children Sarah Sally BRANSCOME b: 1828
    2. Has Children Ann BRANSCOME b: 18 Jan 1836
    3. Has Children Franklin BRANSCOME b: 14 Mar 1837 in Carroll County - Va
    4. Has No Children Celia BRANSCOME b: 13 Nov 1838 in Va
    5. Has No Children Robert BRANSCOME b: ABT 1839 in Va
    6. Has Children Isaac BRANSCOME b: 15 Jul 1841 in Carroll County - Va
    7. Has Children John BRANSCOME b: 1842 in Carroll County - Va
    8. Has Children Matilda BRANSCOME b: 15 Apr 1843 in Carroll County - Va
    9. Has Children Polly BRANSCOME b: 14 Aug 1845
    10. Has Children Lucy BRANSCOME b: ABT 1846
    11. Has Children William Lawson BRANSCOME b: Feb 1848 in Carroll County - Va
    12. Has Children Edmond BRANSCOME b: 7 Apr 1850
    13. Has No Children Nancy Jane BRANSCOME b: 16 May 1854
    14. Has No Children Mary BRANSCOME b: ABT 1842 in Carroll County - Va

    Sources:
    1. Title: Tombstone Reading by R. James Spidle