Emily Cornelia Atwood Branch was born 1 March 1819 in Willington Hill, Tolland County, Connecticut, United States to Dan Atwood (1787-1863) and Polly Sawyer (1790-1875) and died 24 August 1869 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married William Henry Branch (1820-1889) 19 November 1844 in Windham County, Connecticut.

St. George Pioneers of 1861-62

This person is listed on the Encampment Mall Memorial - a list of over 300 LDS Pioneer Families that helped to settle St. George, Utah in 1861. They were part of the "Dixie Cotton Mission" called by President Brigham Young to raise cotton and other southern crops in the warmer climate of Washington County, Utah.


Offspring of William Henry Branch and Emily Cornelia Atwood (1819-1869)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Nelson Branch (1845-1845)
Irvin Henry Branch (1847-1850)
William Henry Branch (1851-1930)
Eugene Elisha Branch (1854-1906)
Hyrum Branch (1855-)
Emily Cornelia Branch (1855-1929) 10 November 1855 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 10 February 1929 St. George, Washington County, Utah, United States George Brooks (1845-1930)
Rosilla Polly Branch (1858-1933)
Candace Louise Branch (1860-1864)



See Also

  • Emily Atwood
  • Atwood in Tolland County, Connecticut
  • Atwood in Washington County, Utah

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