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Brown Family Tree

          Elija Brown, born in  --- Carolina.  He married Kay Johnson.

    Child of Elija Brown and Kay Johnson is:
        George Rufus Brown, born 25 Mar 1843 in Athens, Georgia, USA; died 15 Aug 1922.  He was the son of 
Elija Brown and  Kay Johnson.  He married Cynthia Catheryn Barnes in Tennessee, born 20 May 1847 in Giles, Tennessee, USA; died 23 Dec 1926 in Limestone, Alabama, USA.  She was the daughter of John B Barnes and  Matilda E Glaze.

    Children of George Brown and Cynthia Barnes are:
             i.    Andrew Norton Brown, see his story below
             ii.    Annie Ester Brown, born 28 Feb 1881 in Limestone, Alabama, USA; died 04 Jun 1958 in Athens, Limestone, Alabama, USA.
            iii.    Mattie Lee Brown, born 13 Oct 1889.
            iv.    Tolbert H Brown, born 01 Apr 1867.
            v.    Pearl C Brown, born 22 Mar 1887.
           vi.    Nannie M Brown, born 26 Mar 1884.
           vii.    Mary E Brown, born 28 Sep 1864.
           viii.    Ada A Brown, born 05 Sep 1872.
            ix.    Emma L Brown, born 25 Sep 1877.
            x.    George W Brown, born 22 Feb 1875.
            xi.    Willie C Brown, born 22 Dec 1892.

Wedding photograph of
Andrew Norton Brown and Hedwig Heide Brown

      Andrew Norton Brown, born 12 Dec 1869 in Athens, Georgia, USA; died 30 Jul 1957 in Stratford, 
Oklahoma, USA.   He married Hedwig Heide 24 Dec 1891 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA.  Hedwig Heide, born 18 May 1867 in Egg Harbor, New Jersey, USA; died 06 Mar 1959 in Stratford, Oklahoma, USA.  She was the daughter of  Franz Heide and Christine Clausen.

Andrew and Hedwig "Hattie" Brown on their porch
& in their home at right.

    Children of Andrew Brown and Hedwig Heide are:
                i.    Sophia Catherine Brown, born 04 Feb 1893 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA; died 10 Dec 1971 in Houston, Texas, USA.
                 ii.    Lillie Brown, born 1897 in Stratford, Oklahoma, USA.
                 iii.    Mattie Brown, born 1901 in Texas.
                 iv.    Robert Andrew Brown, born 12 Feb 1903 in Holland, Texas, USA.
                 v.    Herman George Brown  ~ story below.
                vi.    Mattie Brown, born 22 Aug 1900 in Mcgregor, Texas, USA; died 21 Apr 1996 in Stratford, 
                          Oklahoma, USA.

Andrew and Hedwig in 1941 at their
50' wedding anniversary with their children from
right to left - Herman G Brown, Robert, Mattie, Lillie and Sophia. 

Children of Andrew and Hedwig Brown taken in Pottsboro TX 
at Herman Brown's house.

                 Herman George Brown, born 04 Feb 1909 in San Angelo, Texas, USA; died 17 Feb 1998 in Pottsboro, 
Grayson, Texas.  He married Ethel Mae Kennom born 30 Jan 1923; died Sep 1986 in Pottsboro, Grayson, Texas.  She was the daughter of Gordon Clackle Keenom and Nellie Hankins.

Go to the Keenom Family Tree Page.

    Child of Herman Brown and Ethel Kennom is:
              Linda Ruth Brown, born 1940; died Sep 1994 in Grayson County, TX.  She married (1) CAMPBELL.  She married (2) Joseph John Bauman about 1957. 

Herman George Brown and wife
Ethel Mae Keenom Brown

Herman George Brown and wife
Ethel Mae Keenom Brown
View Photograph of Ethel Mae Keenom Brown & Daughter Linda Ruth

View Photograph of their tombstone in the Hagerman Cemetery

Go to the Keenom Family Page for more about Ethel Mae Keenom Brown.

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Heide Family

         Franz Heide, born 1838 in Berlin, Germany; died 11 Sep 1900 in Belton, Texas, USA.  He married 
Christine Clausen, born 1832 in Stetin, Germany; died 22 May 1897 in Belton, Texas, USA.

    Child of Franz Heide and Christine Clausen is:
          i.    Hedwig Heide, born 18 May 1867 in Egg Harbor, New Jersey, USA; died 06 Mar 1959 
in Stratford, Oklahoma, USA; married Andrew Norton Brown 24 Dec 1891 in Huntsville, Alabama, USA.
see Brown Family above.

Barnes Family

      John B Barnes, born 1824 in Davidson, Tennessee, USA; died 1874 in Limestone, Alabama, USA.  He 
married Matilda E Glaze, born 1827 in Alabama, USA; died 1889 in Limestone, Alabama, USA.

    Child of John Barnes and Matilda Glaze is:
             i.    Cynthia Catheryn Barnes, born 20 May 1847 in Giles, Tennessee, USA; died 23 Dec 1926 in Limestone, Alabama, USA; married George Rufus Brown in Tennessee, USA.

     Irons Family
             John Irons, born 1837 in Arkansas, USA.  He married Martha Ann Sanders., born 1844 in Arkansas, USA. 
    Child of John Irons and Martha Sanders is:
              i.    Sarah Isabella Irons, born Jan 1873 in Arkansas, USA; died 1939 in Washita, Montgomery, Arkansas, USA; married Trammell Levi Keenom 1893 in Arkansas, USA.

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