John Branch was born 16 June 1628 in High Holden, Kent, England to Peter Branch (1596-1638) and Elisabeth Gillame (1596-1632) and died 17 May 1711 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Mary Speed (1632-1711) 6 December 1652 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Biography Edit

John Branch was born in Holden, county Kent, England. He was the only child of Peter Branch and Elizabeth Gillane. John was an orphan at 11 years of age.

John married Mary Speed on December 6, 1652. They had children:

  1. John he died in March 1676
  2. Elizabeth born 14 October 1656 -= she married John Summnes
  3. Peter born 28 May 1659
  4. Thomas born 28 November 1664 - he died 27 January 1683
  5. Mercy born 28 November 1664 - she married Ebenezer Spooner
  6. Remember he died 2 June 1711
  7. Mary she married James Tucker
  8. Anna she married John Blackmer
  9. Experience he married Lydia Foord - he died 14 November 1697


Offspring of John Branch and Mary Speed (1632-1711)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Branch (1654-1676)
Elizabeth Branch (1655-1713)
Peter Branch (1659-1713)
Thomas Branch (1661-1683)
Mercy Rose Branch (1664-1745)
Remember Branch (1666-1711)
Anna Elizabeth Branch (1670-1725)
Experience Branch (1672-1699) 1672 Marshfield, Plymouth County, England 14 November 1699 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Lydia Ford (1668-1697)

Catherine Branch (1676-)


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Green Harbor Monument Edit


This person is listed in memoriam on the Green Harbor Monument, located in Marshfield, Massachusetts and dedicated in honor of the early colonists from Plymouth Colony who settled this area in the early 1600s.

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