- Birth*: William Brannen was born on 12 July 1884 at St Andrew, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, .1
- He was the son of Edward Brannen and Mary Strachan.
- (Groom) Marriage*: William Brannen married Isabella Thomson Black Johnston, daughter of William Johnston and Euphemia Stewart, on 2 January 1905 at 18 Albany Terrace, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; 1905 marriages in the district of St Mary in the burgh of Dundee, ref 41; 1905 on the second day of January at 18 Albany Terrace Dundee after publication according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland; signed William Brannan coal carter bachelor aged 20, 22 William Street Dundee, parents Edward Brannan stoker in bleachfield, Mary Brannan ms Strachan (dec); signed Isabella Johnston jute prepairer spinster aged 19, 22 William Street Dundee, parents William Johnston marine stoker (dec), Euphemia Johnston ms Stewart; signed Robert Sharp Warren minister of St David's signed James Morris witness, Euphemia Johnston witness; registered 1905 January 5th at Dundee Tho Meek regsitrar (this St David's church building in 1905 was in N Tay Street, somewhere near East Henderson's Wynd. Known to have a large congregation in 1898. Congregation merged in 1938 into what is now known as The Steeple (City Churches Complex.)2,3)
- (Deceased) Death*: William Brannen died on 28 May 1962 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, , at age 77.4
- [S40] MB via Ancestry [Nov 2010].
- [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Statutory marriages GROS ref 282/02 0041 [Feb 2011].
- [S34] The Kirks of the Dundee Presbytery, Ian McCraw, 2000, ISBN 0-9536553-2-6 pg75.
- [S40] MB via Ancestry [May 2015].
John Foy Brannen4 b. 1907, d. 1975
Edward Brannen+ b. 1909, d. 1 Nov 1962
Isabella Brannen4 b. 1912, d. 1914
Richard Gracie Brannen4 b. 1915, d. 1998
William Brannen4 b. 1917, d. 1988
James Brannen4 b. 1920, d. 1920
Alexander Brannen4 b. 1921, d. 1992
Jessie Ballingall Brannen4 b. 1924, d. 2000
Charles Gibson Brannen4 b. 1926, d. 1993