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Bransford, Charles William

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Bransford, Charles William
March 15, 2007 11:50AM
The Jubilee History and Biographical Sketches of the [Black] Liberty
Association, G. R. Ford. Printed and Published by Times Publishing
Company of Smith's Grove, Ky., 1916. Also taken from Barren's Black
Roots, Vol. 3, Michelle B. Gorin, (C) May 1993. Used by permission.

ELDER CHARLES WM. BRANSFORD was born February 15, 1874, in the county of
Edmonson and state of Kentucky. He was the eldest son of Henry and
Alice Bransford. He attended school in the rural district, finishing his
course under Samuel Ferguson, of Brownsville, Ky. He professed a hope
in Christ under Reverends L. Shobe and John Garnett, February 10, 1895
and claimed a call to the ministry the same year licensed to preach by
the Pleasant Union Baptist church which connection he has held since
while in school in Frankfort, Ky. He was called to take charge of a
church on Elkhorn Creek, this being his first charge. He is now pastor
of Bearwallow Church, Woodsonville, at Rowletts, Ky., and Queens Chapel
at Hiseville on the following days: first named, 1 Sunday, 4th Sunday
and 2nd Sunday.

Bransford Ferguson Garnett Shobe
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Frankfort-Franklin-KY Hiseville-Barren-KY Woodsonville-Hart-KY

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