Branaman Family History

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     Nine Generations of Branamans

European Roots, canton of  Bern, Switzerland


Generation 1
  Melchoir Brönnemann, the Anabaptist

Generation 2
 Christian Brennemann(I), Penn Colony Immigrant

Children of Christian and Susanna (maiden name probably "Levering") Brennemann/Brenneman:
1. Henry (born 1725)
2. Christian II (1728-1764) - Principal line followed at this site
3. William (born 1730)
4. Catharine (born 1733)
5. Benjamin (born 1737)
6. Samuel (born 1738)
7. Jacob (born 1742)

Generation 3
Christian Brenneman (II)

Children of Christian Brenneman (II) and Catherine Mercly:
1. Christian (III) (1758-1842) - Principal line followed at this site
2. Catherine (b. 1760)
3. Samuel (b. 1763)

Generation 4
Christian Brenneman/Branaman (III)

Children of Christian (III) and Mary Cresner Branaman:
1.  Jacob (b. 1786)
2.  Rebecca (b. 1788)
3.  Cety (b. 1790)
4.  Elizabeth (b. 1795)
5.  Abraham (1801-1863) - Principal line followed by this site

Generation 5
 Abraham Branaman (I)

Children of Abraham (II) and Susan Kindred Branaman:
1. Christian (1821-1902)
2. William (1823-1842)
3. Daniel (1826-1846)
4. Abraham II (1827-1902) - Principal line followed at this site
5. James (1829-1894)

Children of Abraham (II) and Parthena Wood:
1. Henry (1834-1925)
2. Mary Ann (b. 1836)
3. Susan (b. 1840)
4. Sarah Elizabeth (b. 1842)
5. Nancy Debaline (b. 1847)
6. Amanda (b. 1849)
7. Louis (b. 1852)
8. Hubert Perry (b. 1855)

Generation 6
 Abraham Branaman (II)

Children of Abraham (II) and Juliet McDade:
1.  Margaretta (1849-1873)
2.  Joseph W. (1852-1929) - Principal line followed at this site 
3.  Henry C. (1854-1928)
4.  Sarah E. (1856-1857)
5.  John P. (1860-1932)
Children of Abraham (II) and Adeline Hamilton:
1.  Juliet (1870-1870)
2.  Benjamin F. (b. 1871)
3.  Noble (1876-1892)
4.  Bruce (b. 1878)

Generation 7
 Joseph Weaver Branaman

Children of Joseph Weaver Branaman and  Faith Martin:
1.  Moses (b. 1872)
2.  Anna (b. 1874)
3.  William (b. 1875)
4.  Bert (1877-1950)
5.  Cordelia (b. 1878)
6.  Edward (1880-1963)
7.  Clara (1881-1945)
Children of Joseph Weaver Branaman and Minerva Taylor:
1.  Frank (1886-1893)
2.  James Aden (1888-1967) - Principal line at this site

3.  Margaret Julietta (1890-1977)
4.  Morgan (1892-1932)
5.  Lee Ann Taylor (1894-1992)
6.  Josie Edith (1896-1979)

Generation 8
 James Aden Branaman

Generation 9
Children of James Aden Branaman and Anna Susan Jennings
1.   Eston Lee (1908-1908)
2.   Nestella Ray (1909-1958)
3    Eula Fay (1912-1912)
4.   Nestella Ray (1909-1958)
5.   Archie Julietta (1915-2000)
6.   Glen Taylor(1917-1999)
7    Dale Aden (1919-)
8.   Lois Ereldine "Jackie" (1921-)