Texas Family Group Sheet for the James Claiborne BROWN Family


Husband: James Claiborne BROWN
Birthdate: 30 Apr 1851
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co TX
Death date: 14 June 1889
Place of death: Brownwood, Brown, TX
Father: James W BROWN
Mother: Julia Ann NORRIS

Marriage date: 22 Sept 1877
Marriage place: Brown Co TX

Wife: Martha/Mattie C BROWN
Birthdate: 6 Oct 1853
Birthplace: TX
Death date: 6 Sept 1921
Place of death: Coke Co TX
Father: Albert Burleson BROWN
Mother: Susan Elizabeth UPTON

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Dona R BROWN
Sex: f
Birthdate: 26 May 1878
Birthplace: Brown Co TX
Death date: 28 Apr 1909
Place of death: Midland, Midland, TX
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: J Richard ARNETT

Child No. 2: James Riley BROWN
Sex: m
Birthdate: 1 Jan 1880
Birthplace: Brown Co TX
Death date: 1941
Place of death: Robert Lee, Coke, TX
Marriage date: 23 Dec 1903
Marriage place: TX
Spouse's name: Nellie LNU

Child No. 3: Susan A BROWN
Sex: f
Birthdate: 8 Nov 1882
Birthplace: Brown Co TX
Death date: 25 Dec 1969
Place of death: Lubbock, Lubbock, TX
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: Albert Henry ARNETT

Child No. 4: Mattie Kellie BROWN
Sex: f
Birthdate: 31 May 1885
Birthplace: Brown Co TX
Death date: 12 Sept 1966
Place of death: Robert Lee, Coke, TX
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place: TX
Spouse's name: James Hubert FIELDS
 
 
Documentation:
* Power of Attorney dated 27 Oct 1888, concerning the estate of James W Brown
* Probate record for James C Brown in Brown Co Tx June 14, 1889
* Brown County Tx Index to Probate page 9: Brown, James C, no papers, 24 June 1889, #20
* Tax rolls 1881, JC Brown paid taxes on 160 acres, valued at $160, located in the Kerr Co School land. He paid taxes on 1 wagon/buggy & 15 horses/mules valued at $225. & 90 head of cattle valued at $900. 1881-1887 Brown rendered information for tax purposes on the 160 acres & a number of stock. 1888 the tax roll does not show the 160 acres. He had 50 horses/mules valued at $750. & 275 head of cattle valued at $1,572; he paid $18.45 of taxes. 1889-1893 MC Brown renders the info for taxes, which included stock but no land. The tax roll showed that JC Brown leased 556 acres from the Kerr Co school. There were no taxes paid on this land. The land was located near the 160 acres in Brown Co. Courthouse Records Jan 1889 JC Brown & CE Egger, partners sold 97 acres.
* 1920 Census Coke Co Tx Mrs MC Brown Surviving widow of James C Brown Deceased with respect represents that she resides in the County of Brown State of Texas and is the surviving widow of James C Brown, who died in the County of Brown Texas June 14 1884 and the deceased left surviving him four minor children to wit: Dona R Brown 11 years old, James R Brown 9 yrs old, Susan A Brown 6 yrs old and Mattie K Brown 4 yrs old. All of whom now reside with applicant .... ...... community Estate between applicant & her deceased husband James C Brown.
 

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