When Priscilla Jane Branson was born on 2 March 1856, in Greene, Illinois, United States, her father, Nathan T Branson, was 25 and her mother, Margaret Odell, was 34. She married George Frank Thompson on 12 February 1874, in Brown, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Cooperstown, Brown, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Millard, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1880. She died on 5 June 1918, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Washington, United States.
English: 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’.
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