William Henry Branch

William Henry Branch (1820-1889) was born 9 Aug. 1820 in Griswold, New London Co., Connecticut. His parents were Elisha Branch and Marry Herrick. He married Emily Cornelia Atwood 19 Nov. 1844 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., Connecticut; widowed in 1869. He married Ella Coombs in 1874 in Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He traveled from Iowa to Utah Territory in the Wilford Woodruff Company in 1850. He died 19 Sep. 1889 in Price, Carbon Co., Utah Territory.

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