Eliza Jane Branum Ingram

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Wife of
J. R. Ingram
Full Name: Eliza Jane Branum Ingram
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:A  Number:23
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of James R. Ingram 
Birth Date: March 17, 1852 
Died: December 26, 1945 
Burial Date: December 30, 1945 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Texas 
Occupation: Housewife 
Marital Status: Married 
Came To Texas: Native 
Residence: Greenville, Texas 
Admitted To Home: May 24, 1935 
Religion: Presbyterian 
Remarks: Transferred to Women's Home March 15, 1941. 

INGRAM, ELIZA JANE BRANUM (1852-1945) ~ Eliza Jane Branum Ingram was born on March 17, 1852, in Hopkins County, Texas to Captain Meritt Branum of Missouri and Eliza Ellen Finely of Indiana. Eliza grew up along with her siblings: Polly, William, Rachel, Albert, Harvey, July, Victoria, Milton, and Maloney.

Eliza met James Riley Ingram after he moved to Hopkins County in 1886. They married on October 2, 1887, and together they had two known children: Ellen G., who was born in September of 1888, and William C., who was born in July of 1891. There was one other son, James A., who was born in December of 1884, to James R.‘s first marriage.

Eliza worked in the home and took care of the children. She lived in Hopkins County up until her marriage to James and then they moved to Hunt County, Greenville, Texas. She and James both lived there together until their move to the Confederate Men‘s Home in Travis County, Austin, Texas on May 24, 1935.

Eliza stayed in the home until her husband‘s death on August 11, 1939. She then was transferred to the Women‘s Confederate Home on March 15, 1941. There, she passed away the day after Christmas on, December 26, 1945. She was interred at the State Cemetery on December 30, 1945, next to her husband.

Sources: Confederate Home Application, Confederate Home Roster, Death Certificate, Pension Application, 1850,1860,1900, 1910, 1920 US Census Records, www.familysearch.org; www.itd.nps.gov; http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/tx/hopkins/cemeteries/cumby.txt

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