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BROWN FAMILY HISTORY
First Generation 
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1. Aaron Brown. Born in 1783 in Pennsylvania. Aaron died in Jan 1863, he was 80.

Children:
                i.      Daniel. Born on 21 Mar 1810 in Ohio. Daniel died in Sacramento, California on 6 Apr 1893, he was 83. Buried in City Cemetery of Sacramento.

Daniel married Mary Moriarity. Born in 1814. Mary died in Sacramento, California on 21 Feb 1893, she was 79. Buried in City Cemetery of Sacramento.

        2       ii.     Alpheus Guy (1814-1906)
                iii.    Ziba.

                iv.     Mary "Mamie".

Mary "Mamie" married Levi Sanford.

                v.      Permelia.

Second Generation 
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2. Alpheus Guy Brown. Born on 21 Nov 1814 in Utica, Licking Co., Ohio. Alpheus Guy died in Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois on 23 Dec 1906, he was 92. Buried in Bethany Cemetery Littleton Township, Rushville, Ill.

On 23 Oct 1834 when Alpheus Guy was 19, he first married Susan Moriarity. Born on 13 Mar 1818. Susan died on 1 Feb 1844, she was 25.

They had the following children:
                i.      Mary Elizabeth. Born on 10 Jun 1835 in Delaware, Ohio.

                ii.     Sarah Eleanor. Born on 24 Mar 1837 in Delaware, Ohio.

                iii.    Ziba G.. Born on 27 Jul 1839 in Scott, Indiana. Ziba G. died in Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois on 18 Jul 1895, he was 55. Buried in Rushville Cemetery.

On 24 Dec 1892 when Ziba G. was 53, he married Eliza Ellen Wilson. Born on 4 Sep 1849. Eliza Ellen died in Schuyler Co. Illinois on 26 Mar 1929, she was 79. Buried in Rushville Cemetery.

                iv.     John Aaron. Born on 8 Sep 1841 in Mclean, Indiana. John Aaron died on 20 Aug 1842.

                v.      Abner Marion. Born on 19 Dec 1843 in Clark, Indiana. Abner Marion died on 4 Feb 1844.
 

On 11 Apr 1844 when Alpheus Guy was 29, he second married Mildred Snow, in Clark County, Indiana. Born on 11 May 1824 in Indiana. Mildred died in Schuyler Co. Illinois on 11 Feb 1849, she was 24.

They had the following children:
                i.      Louis K.. Born on 23 Jul 1845 in Indiana. Louis K. died on 3 Aug 1846, he was 1.

                ii.     William H.. Born on 27 Jan 1847 in Schuyler Co. Illinois. William H. died on 13 Jul 1848, he was 1.

        3       iii.    Harvey A. (1848-1926)

On 28 Jun 1849 when Alpheus Guy was 34, he third married Rhoda Hughes Hardy, in Lexington, Indiana. Born on 9 Jan 1821 in Lexington, Indiana. Rhoda Hughes died in Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois in 1901, she was 79. Buried in Bethany Cemetery Littleton Township, Rushville, Ill.

They had one child:
        4       i.      Susan Dorinda (1850-1916)

Third Generation 
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3. Harvey A. Brown. Born on 8 Nov 1848 in Schuyler Co. Illinois. Harvey A. died in Danville, Illinois on 8 Feb 1926, he was 77. Buried in Wolf Cemetery Jefferson Co. Ill.

On 10 Jan 1871 when Harvey A. was 22, he married Sarah Ellen Ford, daughter of Solomon Ford & Sarah Morrison. Born in Dec 1850. Sarah Ellen died in Danville, Illinois on 14 Mar 1926, she was 75. Buried in Wolf Cemetery Jefferson Co. Ill.

They had the following children:
        5       i.      Halsey Clyde (1872-1911)
        6       ii.     Calm Cecil (1875-1943)
                iii.    Solomon Guy "Pete". Born on 7 Mar 1878. Solomon Guy "Pete" died in 1959, he was 80. Buried in Wolf Cemetery Jefferson Co. Ill.

On 5 Nov 1899 when Solomon Guy "Pete" was 21, he married Ethel E. Bean, in Jefferson County,Illinois. Born in 1883. Ethel E. died in 1940, she was 57.

        7       iv.     Ziba Alrick (1880-1942)
                v.      Eddith Millie. Born on 28 Mar 1883. Eddith Millie died on 1 Dec 1959, she was 76.

On 3 Mar 1901 when Eddith Millie was 17, she married Hollis Oliver Peery, son of James Samuel Peery & Julia Ann McLaughlin. Born on 9 Jul 1881. Hollis Oliver died on 16 Feb 1955, he was 73.

                vi.     Mollie Ford. Born in May 1885. Mollie Ford died in 1969, she was 83. Buried in Wolf Cemetery Jefferson Co. Ill.

Mollie Ford married Edgar V. Bean. Born in 1884. Edgar V. died in 1961, he was 77. Buried in Wolf Cemetery Jefferson Co. Ill.

                vii.    Susie. Born in Apr 1888.

Susie married Thomas Harvey.

        8       viii.   Beulah M. (1896-?)

4. Susan Dorinda Brown. Born on 16 Apr 1850 in Ripley, Brown Co., Illinois. Susan Dorinda died in Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois on 4 Mar 1916, she was 65. Buried on 6 Mar 1916 in Bethany Cemetery Littleton Township, Rushville, Ill.

On 7 Feb 1868 when Susan Dorinda was 17, she first married Alonzo M. Snodgrass, in Salem, Marion Co., Illinois. Born on 22 Jan 1841 in Lexington, Indiana. They were divorced on 7 Feb 1873 in Fredonia, Wilson Co., Kansas.

They had the following children:
                i.      Lillie May. Born on 19 Sep 1870 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., Illinois.

Lillie May married William Douglas Foster.

                ii.     Alpheus Guy. Born on 27 May 1872 in Fredonia, Wilson Co., Kansas.
 

On 18 Sep 1879 when Susan Dorinda was 29, she second married Alrick Mann Foster, in Bushnell, Illinois. Born on 17 Feb 1824 in Elizabethtown, Essex Co., New York.

They had one child:
                i.      Alrick Mann. Born on 15 Jan 1881 in Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois. Alrick Mann died in Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois on 5 Oct 1952, he was 71. Buried in Bethany Cemetery Littleton Township, Rushville, Ill.

Fourth Generation 
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5. Halsey Clyde Brown. Born on 7 Nov 1872 in Jefferson County,Illinois. Halsey Clyde died in McClellan Township Jefferson Co. Illinois in Jun 1911, he was 38. Buried in Wolf Prairie Cemetery Jefferson Co. Ill.

In 1897 when Halsey Clyde was 24, he married Sirena Elizabeth "Betty" Bean. Born in 1879. Buried in Wolf Prairie Cemetery, Jefferson Co. IL.

They had the following children:
                i.      Alta. Born in Aug 1898 in Illinois. Alta died in 1950, she was 51. Buried in Wolf Prairie Cemetery Jefferson Co. Ill.
Alta married a Beck.

        9       ii.     Howard (1902-1985)
                iii.    Velma.

Velma married Glen Huston.

                iv.     Ila.

Ila married Fred Tony, in Jefferson County,Illinois.
 

6. Calm Cecil Brown. Born on 27 Dec 1875 in Illinois. Calm Cecil died in Grants Pass,Josephine Co.,Oregon on 27 Jun 1943, he was 67. Buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery,Grants Pass Oregon.

On 8 Sep 1904 when Calm Cecil was 28, he married Julia Elizabeth Peery, daughter of James Samuel Peery & Julia Ann McLaughlin, in Jefferson County,Illinois. Born on 17 Dec 1883 in Illinois. Julia Elizabeth died in Hardesty,Texas Co.,Oklahoma on 11 Aug 1944, she was 60. Buried in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery,Grants Pass Oregon.

They had the following children:
                i.      Inez Lucille. Born on 18 May 1906 in Lipscomb,Texas. Inez Lucille died in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on 20 Jan 1994, she was 87.

On 25 Dec 1921 when Inez Lucille was 15, she married Lawrence Gilliland.

        10      ii.     Harry Russell (1909-1991)

7. Ziba Alrick Brown. Born on 7 Jul 1880 in Jefferson County,Illinois. Ziba Alrick died on 10 Jul 1942, he was 62. Buried in Black Cemetery Jefferson County, Illinois.

Ziba Alrick married Emma Black. Born on 10 Feb 1882. Emma died on 7 Sep 1968, she was 86. Buried in Black Cemetery Jefferson County, Illinois.

They had the following children:
                i.      Pearl H.. Born on 9 Dec 1904. Pearl H. died on 2 Feb 1977, he was 72. Buried in Black Cemetery Jefferson County, Illinois.

        11      ii.     Charles C. (1908-1975)

8. Beulah M. Brown. Born in Jan 1896.

On 17 Feb 1915 when Beulah M. was 19, she married Newton Eldo Hester, in Jefferson County,Illinois. Beulah Hester died in Jan. 1988, she was 92. 

They had the following children:
                i.      Alice.

                ii.     Claud.
 
 
 

Fifth Generation 
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9. Howard Brown. Born on 7 Nov 1902 in Jefferson Co., IL. Howard died in Apr 1985, he was 82. Buried in Wolf Prairie Cemetery Jefferson Co. IL.

On 30 Jun 1923 when Howard was 20, he married Melva Fern Neal, in Jefferson Co., IL. Born on 29 Jun 1907 in Jefferson Co., IL. Melva Fern died on 8 Jun 2000, she was 92. Buried in Wolf Prairie Cemetery Jefferson Co. IL.

They had seven children.

10. Harry Russell Brown. Born on 19 Oct 1909 in Gray,Texas Co.,Oklahoma. Harry Russell died in Guymon,Texas Co.,Oklahoma on 15 Nov 1991, he was 82. Buried on 17 Nov 1991 in Elmhurst Cemetery, Guymon,Oklahoma.

On 8 Oct 1930 when Harry Russell was 20, he married LIVING, in Hardesty,Texas Co.,Oklahoma. 

They had three children.

11. Charles C. Brown. Born on 10 Feb 1908. Charles C. died on 19 Jun 1975, he was 67. Buried in Black Cemetery Jefferson County, Illinois.

On 21 Jul 1961 when Charles C. was 53, he married Pearl I. Stevens, in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co., Illinois. Born on 19 Nov 1914. Pearl I. died on 10 Jan 1999, she was 84. Buried in Black Cemetery Jefferson County, Illinois.

He had four children.

Submitted by: Daran Brown May 15, 2002

 
 


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