John Branson

about 1780–from 1813 to 1871 (Age 33)
Fluvanna, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

John Branson was born about 1780, in Fluvanna, Virginia, United States. He married Mary Williamson Mayo on 25 January 1808, in Fluvanna, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died from 1813 to 1871, at the age of 91.

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John Branson
Mary Williamson Mayo
Marriage: 25 January 1808
William Branson
Thomas Branson

Spouse and Children

25 January 1808
Fluvanna, Virginia, United States


    William Branson


    Thomas Branson


World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 0

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Age 24

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from any of several places: Branston in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Staffordshire, Brandeston in Suffolk, Brandiston in Norfolk, or Braunston in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. All are named with the Old English personal name Brant + tūn ‘settlement’. 2. (of Norman origin) habitational name from a place called Briençun in northern France. Compare Brinson . 3. patronymic from the personal name Brand ( see Brand ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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