Texas Family Group Sheet for the John Riley BROWN Family


Husband: John Riley BROWN
Birthdate: 1 Nov 1848
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co TX
Death date: 9 Nov 1897
Place of death: Hope, Eddy, NM Territory
Father: James W BROWN
Mother: Julia Ann NORRIS

Marriage date: 15 Feb 1877
Marriage place: Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches, TX

Wife: Nancy Jane SELLERS
Birthdate: 2 Feb 1858
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co TX
Death date: 3 Oct 1940
Place of death: Artesia, Eddy, NM
Father: Madison SELLERS
Mother: Elizabeth/Eliza Jane REID

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Julia Ann BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: Feb 1878
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co TX
Death date: 11 July 1882
Place of death: Brown Co TX
Marriage date: n/a
Marriage place: n/a
Spouse's name: n/a

Child No. 2: Elizabeth/Lizzie BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1 Jan 1882
Birthplace: Nacogdoches Co TX
Death date: 21 Feb 1922
Place of death: Artesia, Eddy, NM
Marriage date: 20 Feb 1899
Marriage place: Quavo, Lincoln, NM Territory
Spouse's name: James B C NEATHERLIN

Child No. 3: James Madison BROWN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 6 May 1884
Birthplace: Brownwood, Brown, TX
Death date: 14 Jan 1940
Place of death: Mobridge, Walworth, SD
Marriage date: 6 Jan 1914
Marriage place: Eagle Butte, Ziebach, SD
Spouse's name: Agnes Marie PARADIS

Child No. 4: John Riley BROWN Jr
Sex: M
Birthdate: 2 Sept 1887
Birthplace: Brownwood, Brown, TX
Death date: 7 Sept 1969
Place of death: Bernallilo Co NM
Marriage date: 12 July 1924
Marriage place: Roswell, Chaves, NM
Spouse's name: Anna Mae GARRETT

Child No. 5: Arta Jane/Jenny BROWN
Sex:
Birthdate: 2 Sept 1887
Birthplace: Brownwood, Brown, TX
Death date: 13 Nov 1955
Place of death: Artesia, Eddy, NM
Marriage date: 1 Aug 1910
Marriage place: Roswell, Chaves, NM
Spouse's name: George W LEWIS

Child No. 6: Eunice Esther BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 27 Mar 1890
Birthplace: Sanco, Coke, TX
Death date: 29 May 1984
Place of death: Mesa, Maricopa, AZ
Marriage date: 8 Apr 1917
Marriage place: probably NM
Spouse's name: Edwin H SCHMIDT

Child No. 7: Richard Lee BROWN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 4 Nov 1891
Birthplace: Robert Lee, Coke, TX
Death date: 17 Sept 1959
Place of death: Gettysburg, Potter, SD
Marriage date: 17 Aug 1932
Marriage place: Dewey Co SD
Spouse's name: Mae CHASE

Child No. 8: Leta Mae BROWN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 6 Jan 1895
Birthplace: Hope, Chaves, NM Territory
Death date: 6 JUne 1979
Place of death: Carlsbad, Eddy, NM
Marriage date: 23 Nov 1922
Marriage place: Artesia, Eddy, NM
Spouse's name: #1: Claude M GARRETT

Child No. 9: Willie Walker BROWN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 25 June 1897
Birthplace: Dunken, Chaves, NM Territory
Death date: 12 Jan 1966
Place of death: Truth or Consequences, Sierra, NM
Marriage date: 8 May 1926
Marriage place: Roswell, Chaves, NM
Spouse's name: Laura Alice YOST
 
 
Documentation:
* Birth per handwritten copy of Brown Bible record.
* 1860 census in his parents household as born in Tx & at the age of 12.
* 1867 School census in the household of his father at age 19.
* 1870 Nacogdoches Co Census in household of father, who was at the time missing in Mexico.
* Marriage certificate copy & Marriage Records of Nacogdoches County, Texas, 1824-1881 by Murrie.
* Woodmen of the World headstone in Hope Cemetery, Hope NM.
* Mentioned in wife's 1940 obituary as occuring 42 years ago & killed by a runaway.
* 1900 Census Index NM Territory.
* 1920 Census Index for NM.
 

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