|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1903|
|Death: ||Mar. 24, 1977|
Henrietta "Big Mama" was born to James M. and Carrie Sides Nelson.She married James Robert Brown, June 6, 1921, Benton County, Mississippi. They had 9 children, all born around Benton County, Mississippi.
Mary Etta (McDonald),Maudie Bell (Britt),Willie Mae (Ray),Dorothy Rose (Leopard), James William,Lillie Beatrice (Watson), Bobby Neal, Curtis, Robert Junior.
In her later life, she married Clois Ables, Dec. 22,1966,Calvin, Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her first husband and son Curtis.
Big Mama worked hard all her life, she worked in the fields. picking cotton, she canned,crocheted, and cleaned houses. She never learned to read or write, but she was taught by her daughter, Mary to sign her name.
Carrie Sides Nelson Brown (1875 - 1914)
Clois Abels (1914 - 1981)
James Robert Brown (1903 - 1959)*
Mary Etta Brown McDonald (1923 - 2008)*
Moudie Bell Brown Britt (1925 - 2009)*
Willie Mae Brown Ray (1927 - 2012)*
Dorothy Rose Brown Leopard (1929 - 1981)*
James William Brown (1931 - 2002)*
Lillie Beatrice Brown Watson (1934 - 1994)*
Curtis Brown (1939 - 1942)*
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Originally Created by: Mavis Clemmer
Record added: Apr 22, 2009
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