Texas Family Group Sheet for the John Garland BROWN Family


Husband: John Garland BROWN
Birthdate: 10 January 1810
Birthplace: Buckingham County, Virginia
Death date: 25 April 1891
Place of death: Longview, Gregg, Texas
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Longview, Gregg, Texas
Father: Garland BROWN
Mother: Martha Patsy BRANFORD

Marriage date: 8 December 1835
Marriage place: Midway Plantation, Albemarle County, Virginia

Wife: Frances RODES
Birthdate: 14 December 1814
Birthplace: Midway Plantation, Albemarle County, Virginia
Death date: 6 September 1864
Place of death: Danville, Rusk, Texas
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Longview, Gregg, Texas
Father: John RODES
Mother: Francina BROWN

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: John William BROWN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 4 November 1836
Birthplace: Buckingham County, Virginia
Death date: 9 July 1905
Place of death: Longview, Gregg, Texas
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Longview, Gregg, Texas
Marriage date: about 1868
Marriage place: Bastrop, Morehouse, Louisiana?
Spouse's name: Ella M. GRIFFIN

Child No. 2: Ada Victoria BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 14 February 1838
Birthplace: Buckingham County, Virginia
Death date: 8 April 1911
Place of death: Bonham, Fannin, Texas
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, Marion, Texas
Marriage date: (1) 15 January 1857; (2) about 1880
Marriage place: Danville, Rusk, Texas
Spouse's name: (1) Augustus W. FOSCUE (2) Samuel James WHITE

Child No. 3: Sidney Frances BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 28 February 1840
Birthplace: Buckingham County, Virginia
Death date: 5 April 1854
Place of death: Rusk County, Texas
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Child No. 4: Mary Eliza "Mollie" BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 26 November 1842
Birthplace: Buckingham County, Virginia
Death date: 1 June 1924
Place of death: Longview, Gregg, Texas
Burial: Grace Hill Cemetery, Longview, Gregg, Texas
Marriage date: 17 February 1859
Marriage place: "Thorn Hill", Rusk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Philip Alston PEGUES

Child No. 5: Sarah Elizabeth Woods "Woodie" BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 13 October 1844
Birthplace: Buckingham County, Virginia
Death date: 4 March 1927
Place of death: Houston, Harris, Texas
Marriage date: 16 July 1861
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas
Marriage place: "Thorn Hill", Rusk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Samuel Mathias WARD

Child No. 6: Virginia Jacintha "Tunie" BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1 June 1846
Birthplace: Marshall County, Mississippi
Death date: 5 February 1894
Place of death: Wills Point, Van Zandt, Texas
Burial: White Rose Cemetery, Wills Point, Van Zandt, Texas
Marriage date: 7 December 1865
Marriage place: Rusk County, Texas
Spouse's name: Young Alfred DOUGLASS

Child No. 7: Martha Garland "Della" BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 12 June 1848
Birthplace: Marshall County, Mississippi
Death date: 4 December 1925
Place of death: Dallas, Dallas, Texas
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Child No. 8: Robert Garland BROWN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 2 February 1851
Birthplace: "Thorn Hill", Rusk County, Texas
Death date: 6 September, 1917
Place of death: Longview, Gregg, Texas
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Longview, Gregg, Texas
Marriage date: (1) 24 November 1875; (2) 21 February 1881
Marriage place: Longview, Gregg, Texas
Spouse's name: (1) Mariah Antoinette "Nettie" FLEWELLLEN (2) Flora Hattie CRUTCHER

Child No. 9: Lucy Frances "Lulu" BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 26 February 1857
Birthplace: "Thorn Hill", Rusk County, Texas
Death date: 1925
Place of death: San Antonio, Bexar, Texas
Burial: Alamo Masonic Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas
Marriage date: (1) 20 November 1877; (2) 19 January, 1887
Marriage place: Gregg County, Texas
Spouse's name: (1) John Wesley TAYLOR (2) Charles M. STONE
 
 
Documentation:
* Family Bible,
* Diaries and notes of Frances Ward Dake (daughter of Woodie Elizabeth Brown Ward),
* Census records,
* Marriage records,
* Cemetery records,
* Obituaries.

Notes:
* This Brown family is descended from Benajah Brown and Mary Jarman of Brown's Cove, Albemarle County, Virginia.
* John Garland Brown, his family and his father Garland Brown moved from Buckingham County, Virginia in 1845 to Marshall County, Mississippi. In the fall of 1850 he moved to the property called Thorn Hill in the Frost Thorn Survey of northeastern Rusk County, Texas which became Gregg County in 1873.
 

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