Piqua Daily Call
24 August 1906
DeWitt Clinton Branson died yesterday at his home at 821 Boone street of a complication of diseases.
Mr. Branson, who was a retired farmer, has been living in Piqua for the last 10 years. He owned the property where he resided having purchased it from John Smith ten years ago.
The deceased as born about two miles north of Covington, Ohio, and lived there for fifty-four years. He then retired from the farm and moved to Piqua where he resided until the time of his death.
Mr. Branson leaves a devoted wife and eight children to mourn his loss. There are five daughters and three sons. Mrs. Lee McMaken of this city, Mrs. Hildebran of Dawson, Ohio, Mrs. Harry Hartzel of south of this city, Mrs. Geo. Routson of south of here, Mrs. C. E. Johnston of San Antonio, Texas. William Branson of Bradford, Ohio, John Branson of Covington, Ohio and Frank K. Branson of Dawson, Ohio. The funeral will be held at the residence Monday morning at 10 o'clock. The interment will be at Covington.
DeWitt Clinton Branson
was born on 1 May 1828
and died on 24 August 1906
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