Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum

F, #159, b. 14 February 1893, d. 27 April 1976
Father*William Riley Branscum b. 1873
Mother*Laura Williams
RelationshipGreat-grandmother of Kellie Sue Thompson
Last Edited22 Jul 2012

Life Events

     Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was born on 14 February 1893; The 1920 census shows about 1897. She was the daughter of William Riley Branscum and Laura Williams.
Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum married William Mason Treat, son of John Stephen Treat and Josephine Huffines, on 18 September 1910 at Searcy County, Arkansas.
Groom: William M Treat
Groom's Age: 18
Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1892
Groom's Residence: Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
Bride: Margie Branscum
Bride's Name: 16
Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1894
Bride's Residence: Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 18 Sep 1910
Marriage License Date: 17 Sep 1910
Marriage Place: , Searcy, Arkansas, United States
Film number: 1031122
Digital Folder Number: 4326244
Image number: 00284
Page number: 392
Source: Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957
Collection: Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957
Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about William M Treat
Name:     William M Treat
Gender:     Male
Age:     18
Birth Year:     abt 1892
Residence:     Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
Spouse's Name:     Margie Branscum
Spouse's Gender:     Female
Spouse's Age:     16
Spouse's Residence:     Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
Marriage Date:     18 Sep 1910
Marriage License Date:     17 Sep 1910
Marriage county:     Searcy
Event Type:     Marriage
FHL Film Number:     1031122
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data:
"Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2011. "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957," database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Arkansas. Marriage records.

As of 18 September 1910,her married name was Treat.
Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum married John Luther "Doc" Reid.
Her married name was Reid. Her Social Security Number was 429-06-7082 in 1969 at Arkansas.
Social Security Death Index
about Margie Reid Name: Margie Reid
SSN: 429-06-7082
Last Residence: 72368 Moro, Lee, Arkansas, United States of America
Born: 14 Feb 1894
Died: Apr 1976
State (Year) SSN issued: Arkansas (1969)

Source Citation: Number: 429-06-7082;Issue State: Arkansas;Issue Date: 1969.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.
Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.

Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was living in April 1976 at Moro, Lee County, Arkansas. She died on 27 April 1976 at Stuttgart, Arkansas, at age 83.
Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was buried 29 April 1976 Treat Cemetery, Big Flat, Arkansas, aged 83.
Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum's obituary was published on 6 May 1976 at Marshall Mountain Wave at Marshall, at Carroll County, at Arkansas . Asburn Treat and Sherman Treat were listed as survivors in the obituary.
Margie E. Reid Former Resident, Died April 27

Margie E. Reid, age 83, of Moro, formerly of Marshall, died at Stuttgart April 27. She was born February 14, 1893.

Survivors include two sons, Asburn Treat of Moro and Sherm Treat of Springdale and 24 grandchildren.

Services were conducted April 29 at Round Mountain Church. Burial was in Treat Cemetery under direction of Coffman Funeral Home, Inc., Marshall.

Census Enumerations

  • 20 June 1920, Beaver Township, Searcy County, Arkansas
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about William M Trent Name: William M Trent
    [William M Treat]
    Home in 1920: Beaver, Searcy, Arkansas
    Age: 25
    Estimated birth year: abt 1895
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    [Head]
    Spouse's name: Margie Trent
    Father's Birth Place: Arkansas
    Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William M Trent 25
    Margie Trent 23
    Sherman Trent 3
    [3 3/12]
    Irine Trent 0
    [11/12]

    Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Beaver, Searcy, Arkansas; Roll T625_81; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 109; Image: 362.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
  • 16 April 1930, Beaver Township, Searcy, Arkansas
    1930 United States Federal Census
    about William M Treat Name: William M Treat
    Home in 1930: Beaver, Searcy, Arkansas
    View Map
    Age: 38
    Estimated birth year: abt 1892
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Margie E M S Treat
    Race: White
    Occupation:

    Education:

    Military service:

    Rent/home value:

    Age at first marriage:

    Parents' birthplace: View image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William M Treat 38
    Margie E M S Treat 37
    Sherman Treat 13
    Irene Treat 11
    Asburn Treat 8


    Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Beaver, Searcy, Arkansas; Roll 89; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 362.0.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.

Military Service/Registration

  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was mentioned on the draft card of William Mason Treat on 5 June 1917 at Beaver Precinct, Searcy County, Arkansas; He listed his occupation as farmer employed by himself in Big Flat, Searcy County, Arkansas. He declared himself a natural born citizen. He stated that his wife (Margie Branscum) and one child (Sherman) were dependant upon for support. He described himself as of medium height and medium build with blue eyes and dark brown hair.
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    about William Mason Treat Name: William Mason Treat
    County: Searcy
    State: Arkansas
    Birthplace: Arkansas;United States of America
    Birth Date: 12 Feb 1892
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    FHL Roll Number: 1530578
    DraftBoard: 0

    Source Citation: Registration Location: Searcy County, Arkansas; Roll 1530578; Draft Board: 0.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
    Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.

Timeline

  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was born on 14 February 1893; The 1920 census shows about 1897.
  • She was the daughter of William Riley Branscum and Laura Williams.
  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum married William Mason Treat, son of John Stephen Treat and Josephine Huffines, on 18 September 1910 at Searcy County, Arkansas.
    Groom: William M Treat
    Groom's Age: 18
    Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1892
    Groom's Residence: Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
    Bride: Margie Branscum
    Bride's Name: 16
    Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1894
    Bride's Residence: Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
    Marriage Date: 18 Sep 1910
    Marriage License Date: 17 Sep 1910
    Marriage Place: , Searcy, Arkansas, United States
    Film number: 1031122
    Digital Folder Number: 4326244
    Image number: 00284
    Page number: 392
    Source: Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957
    Collection: Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957
    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about William M Treat
    Name:     William M Treat
    Gender:     Male
    Age:     18
    Birth Year:     abt 1892
    Residence:     Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name:     Margie Branscum
    Spouse's Gender:     Female
    Spouse's Age:     16
    Spouse's Residence:     Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
    Marriage Date:     18 Sep 1910
    Marriage License Date:     17 Sep 1910
    Marriage county:     Searcy
    Event Type:     Marriage
    FHL Film Number:     1031122
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    Original data:
    "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2011. "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957," database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Arkansas. Marriage records.
  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum married John Luther "Doc" Reid.
  • Her son Sherman Treat was born on 5 September 1916 at Big Flat, Arkansas.
  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was mentioned on the draft card of William Mason Treat on 5 June 1917 at Beaver Precinct, Searcy County, Arkansas; He listed his occupation as farmer employed by himself in Big Flat, Searcy County, Arkansas. He declared himself a natural born citizen. He stated that his wife (Margie Branscum) and one child (Sherman) were dependant upon for support. He described himself as of medium height and medium build with blue eyes and dark brown hair.
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    about William Mason Treat Name: William Mason Treat
    County: Searcy
    State: Arkansas
    Birthplace: Arkansas;United States of America
    Birth Date: 12 Feb 1892
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    FHL Roll Number: 1530578
    DraftBoard: 0

    Source Citation: Registration Location: Searcy County, Arkansas; Roll 1530578; Draft Board: 0.
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
    Original data: United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm.
  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum and William Mason Treat appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Searcy County, Arkansas, at Beaver Township, enumerated 20 June 1920, William rents the family general farm. William can both read and write but Margie cannot read or write. Both William and Margie speak English. William and Margie are living in the household between his parents John Stephen and Maggie and his brother, John Zachary and Laura. Their children Sherman were listed as living with them.
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about William M Trent Name: William M Trent
    [William M Treat]
    Home in 1920: Beaver, Searcy, Arkansas
    Age: 25
    Estimated birth year: abt 1895
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    [Head]
    Spouse's name: Margie Trent
    Father's Birth Place: Arkansas
    Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William M Trent 25
    Margie Trent 23
    Sherman Trent 3
    [3 3/12]
    Irine Trent 0
    [11/12]

    Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Beaver, Searcy, Arkansas; Roll T625_81; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 109; Image: 362.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
    Original data: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 are on roll 323 (Chicago City).
  • Her son Asburn Treat was born on 9 November 1921 at Big Flat, Baxter County, Arkansas.
  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum and William Mason Treat appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Searcy, Arkansas, at Beaver Township, enumerated 16 April 1930, William owns the family farm and works as a farmer on that general farm. He is shown as not being a veteran.

    William was 17 and Margie was 16 when they married, placing their marriage 21 years before in about 1909-1910.

    William can read and write but Margie cannot. The three children are all attending school and the two older children can read and write.. Their children Sherman and Asburn were listed as living with them.
    1930 United States Federal Census
    about William M Treat Name: William M Treat
    Home in 1930: Beaver, Searcy, Arkansas
    View Map
    Age: 38
    Estimated birth year: abt 1892
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Margie E M S Treat
    Race: White
    Occupation:

    Education:

    Military service:

    Rent/home value:

    Age at first marriage:

    Parents' birthplace: View image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William M Treat 38
    Margie E M S Treat 37
    Sherman Treat 13
    Irene Treat 11
    Asburn Treat 8


    Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Beaver, Searcy, Arkansas; Roll 89; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 362.0.

    Source Information:

    Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
    Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
  • She was the mother of the groom at the Sherman Treat/Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence wedding at Stone, Arkansas.
    Groom: Sherman Treat
    Groom's Age: 22
    Groom's Estimated Birth Year: 1916
    Groom's Residence: Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
    Bride: Ruth Lawrence
    Bride's Name: 19
    Bride's Estimated Birth Year: 1919
    Bride's Residence: Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
    Marriage Date: 28 Aug 1938
    Marriage License Date: 19 Aug 1938
    Marriage Place: , Searcy, Arkansas, United States
    Film number: 2048298
    Digital Folder Number: 4326336
    Image number: 00411
    Page number: 223
    Source: Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957
    Collection: Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957
    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about Sherman Treat
    Name:     Sherman Treat
    Gender:     Male
    Age:     22
    Birth Year:     abt 1916
    Residence:     Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name:     Ruth Lawrence
    Spouse's Gender:     Female
    Spouse's Age:     19
    Spouse's Residence:     Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas
    Marriage Date:     28 Aug 1938
    Marriage License Date:     19 Aug 1938
    Marriage county:     Searcy
    Event Type:     Marriage
    FHL Film Number:     2048298
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    Original data:
    "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2011. "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957," database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Arkansas. Marriage records.
    Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939 about Sherman Treat
    Name:     Sherman Treat
    Gender:     Male
    County:     Searcy
    Spouse:     Ruth Lawrence
    License Date:     19 Aug 1938
    Certificate Number:     26109
    Volume Number:     0002
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
    Original data: Vital Records Division, Arkansas Department of Health. Marriage Record Index, 1933-1939. Arkansas, USA: Arkansas Genealogical Society. Microfiche.
  • Her husband William Mason Treat died on 5 March 1951 at Big Flat, Baxter County, Arkansas.
  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was living in April 1976 at Moro, Lee County, Arkansas.
  • She died on 27 April 1976 at Stuttgart, Arkansas, at age 83.
  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was buried 29 April 1976 Treat Cemetery, Big Flat, Arkansas, aged 83.
  • Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum's obituary was published on 6 May 1976 at Marshall Mountain Wave at Marshall, at Carroll County, at Arkansas . Asburn Treat and Sherman Treat were listed as survivors in the obituary.
    Margie E. Reid Former Resident, Died April 27

    Margie E. Reid, age 83, of Moro, formerly of Marshall, died at Stuttgart April 27. She was born February 14, 1893.

    Survivors include two sons, Asburn Treat of Moro and Sherm Treat of Springdale and 24 grandchildren.

    Services were conducted April 29 at Round Mountain Church. Burial was in Treat Cemetery under direction of Coffman Funeral Home, Inc., Marshall.

Family 2

William Mason Treat b. 12 Feb 1892, d. 5 Mar 1951
Children