Elizabeth Brannon

Female3 June 1852–19 December 1933

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Brannon was born on 3 June 1852, in Jackson, West Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel C Brannon, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Hardway, was 29. She married Thomas Ellioy Pearson on 8 October 1876, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Union District, Putnam, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Syracuse, Sutton Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 19 December 1933, in Middleport, Salisbury Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Middleport, Salisbury Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States.

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Thomas Ellioy Pearson
Elizabeth Brannon
Marriage: 8 October 1876
Dennis H Pearson
Harriet S. Pierson
Estella Blanche Pearson
John Solomon Pearson
Henry Clay Pearson
Samuel Harvey Pearson

Sources (8)

  • Elizabeth Pearson (spouse) in household of Thomas E Pearson, "United States Census, 1900" - birth date June 1852
  • Elizabeth Piersen in household of Thos Piersen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Brannan in entry for Clay Person and Anna Lawrence, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1876Meigs, Ohio, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 8

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 11

    "West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 23

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Brannan , itself a variant of Brennan .

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

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