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Denison, Texas

The single marked grave is located in a field.


Willie C. Brown
s/o W.J. & M.H. Brown
died September 6, 1872
age 12 yrs, 11 m

1870 Texas Census
Grayson county
Precint No.1
Post Office ~ Sherman
10 August 1870
pg 89

W. J. Brown  30 wm farmer KY
Manerva Brown  30 WF Keeping House TN
Willie Brown  11 wm TX
Wm. M. Brown  8 wm TX
M. G. Brown  4 wf TX
Robert Ellis  6m  wm TX
John J. Stout  66 wm blacksmith VA
Mary Ann Stout  64 wf keeping house GA
John Elison Stout  23 wm farmer MS

  • From Hwy 91, travel north toward the Kwikset Plant.
  • There is a new road on the right leading to the manufacturing plant.
  • Continue north, to a gravel road on the right with a stop sign.
  • This gravel road is marked "private" and was the only access to the field.
  • Driving down the gravel road, the right-hand side of the road is open.
  • At the fence row on the right-hand side, park & walk into the field.
  • Continue to follow the fence row for a few yards.
  • The headstone is enclosed in a damanged wrought-iron enclosure.

Willie Brown died a few months before Denison was "born".  I would like to know more about the little boy and his family..... Steve Armstrong

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