1925 Biography - R Brown

R. W. Brown came from Tennessee here in 1853. He was a farmer and a well known citizen in this county for many years. He married Mary Ann Peterson, and their children were Ellen, who married Green, (see Thacker); George, married Kate (see McFatridge); Owen, married first a Miss Reed, and they had Charles; he married second Ida Stanley and their children are Cecil, who married Elbert True of Marion, Ill.; Neoma, Morris and Audry; A. I. married Geneva (see Whiteaker). Reuben Brown was a brother to R. W. and a farmer of Elvira Township. He married Malinda Thompson and they had Alice (2) who married J. J. (see Robertson); Ursula (2) married Douglas Rose and has Claud (3); William (2) married Elizabeth Jenkins. These three families reside in Buncombe. Jefferson (3) married Kate, widow of George Brown and they had Guy (4), Reuben (4), Walter (4), Ray (4), Clyde (4), Ruth (4), all of Massac County. Richard (2) died in California; Ruth (2) married J. R. Edwards and lives in Colorado.

Extracted 06 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 335.

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