William H. Branch, Jr.

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

WILLIAM HENRY BRANCH, JR.

(brick layer, plasterer, city marshall)

BIOGRAPHY

William Henry Branch, Jr. was born in Salt Lake City on August 23, 1851.

Hephzibah Caroline Hirst was born in Thornhill of Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England on May 1, 1856.

In the Spring of 1861, William and others were called by Brigham Young to go settle in Utah's Dixie. He first
settled for about 8 months in Duncan's Retreat. Then he was called by Erastus Snow to go settle in St. George.
He remained there until the Spring of 1879.

William married Hephzibah in Salt Lake City on March 29, 1879.

Hephzibah died in Devils Slide, Morgan County, Utah on February 6, 1918. She was buried on February 8, 1918
in Plot B_26_2_2 of the Coalville Cemetery.

William died in Coalville, Utah on July 11,1930. He was buried on July 14, 1930 in Plot B_26_2_1 of
the Coalville Cemetery.


FAMILY

William's Parents and Siblings:
    William Henry Branch, Sr.
    Emily Cornelia Atwood Branch
        Nelson Branch
        Irvin Henry Branch
        William Henry Branch, Jr.
        Eugene Elisha Branch, Sr.
        Emily Cornelia Branch
        Rosilla Polly Branch
        Candice Louisa Branch

(8/9/1820-9/19/1889)   (married 11/19/1844)
(3/1/1819-8/24/1869)
(xx/xx/1845-xx/xx/1845)
(xx/xx/1847-xx/xx/1850)
(8/23/1851-7/11/1930)   (married Hephzibah Caroline Hirst)
(xx/xx/1854-xx/xx/1906)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1855-xx/xx/1929)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1858-xx/xx/1933)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1860-xx/xx/1864)

Hephzibah's Parents and Siblings:
    William Henry Hirst, Sr.
    Hannah Drake Hirst
        William Henry Hirst, Jr.
        Hephzibah Caroline Hirst
        Frances Hirst
        Mary Hirst
        Eliza Hirst
        Jane Hirst
        Fred Clayton Hirst
        Luke Hirst
        Willard Hirst
        Joseph Hyrum Hirst
        Charles Heber Hirst


(12/28/1831-2/11/1907)   (married 12/4/1854)
(1/16/1833-5/24/1904)
(xx/xx/1854-xx/xx/1914)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(5/1/1856-2/6/1918)   (married William Henry Branch, Jr.)
(xx/xx/1858-xx/xx/1925)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1860-xx/xx/1864)
(xx/xx/1862-xx/xx/1949)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1865-xx/xx/1951)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1867-xx/xx/1925)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1870-xx/xx/1870)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1871-xx/xx/1906)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1874-xx/xx/1875)
(xx/xx/1877-xx/xx/1879)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)

William & Hephzibah's Family:
    William Henry Branch, Jr.
    Hephzibah Caroline Hirst Branch  
        Eva Branch
        Cornelia Branch
        Eliza Jane Branch
        Hannah May Branch
        Emily Branch
        Francis Ruby Branch
        Earl Branch
        Olive Branch
        William Henry Branch, Jr.
        Karl Hirst Branch


(8/23/1851-7/11/1930)   (married 3/29/1879)
(5/1/1856-2/6/1918)
(xx/xx/1880-xx/xx/1881)
(xx/xx/1882-xx/xx/1958)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1883-xx/xx/1965)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1885-xx/xx/1965)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1887-xx/xx/1980)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1889-xx/xx/1953)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/1891-xx/xx/1891)
(xx/xx/1894-xx/xx/1985)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(2/18/1896-7/9/1962)   (married Althea Leola Wilde)
(xx/xx/1901-xx/xx/1966)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)


PHOTOS

William Henry Branch, Jr.
William
      Hephzibah Caroline Hirst Branch
      Hephzibah
      William Henry Branch, Jr.
      Willliam


REFERENCES

FamilySearch entry for William Henry Branch Jr

Find-A-Grave entry for William Henry Branch, Jr

FamilySearch entry for Hephzibah Caroline Hirst

Find-A-Grave entry for Hephzibah Caroline Hirst Branch

A History, Diary and Genealogy of William Henry Branch, Sr.