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Katherine Virginia Brown Darnell
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1922
Bath
Aiken County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1994
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA

Katherine was born in Bath, South Carolina, on June 10, 1922, and lived In Langley, Aiken County through the 3rd grade. When she returned home on that last day of school, she discovered her family waiting for her. They were moving. They moved to Augusta Georgia, and Katherine was not sent back to school. Instead, at the age of 9, she had to stay home and take care of the house and the younger brothers and sisters, while her parents went to work in the cotton mills. What she learned after that, she taught herself.

She was called "Sister" by her brothers and sisters.
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One day Amos was sitting on the front porch swing with a friend he was visiting, when he saw two young girls cross the road nearby. "See that dark headed girl down there", he said, to which his friend replied "yes, that's my cousin Katherine Brown". And Amos said, "Well, that's the girl I'm going to marry". They married on April 23, 1939.

It took three trips to the courthouse for my parents to get married. The first two times she backed out. The third time, when they reached the courthouse, her father asked, "well, Katherine, are you going up those steps this time?'". To which Daddy quickly replied, " Hell Yes. She's going up those steps if I have to carry her."
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sons:
Amos Ronald Darnell
Ray Allen Darnell,
Amos Gary Darnell
Infant son, (Arron)
daughters,
Barbara Ruth
Billie Ann
Linda Katherine
Brenda Virginia
Deborah Jean

brothers,
Jesse Lee Brown
Thomas Edward Brown
Marion Earl Brown
sisters,
Betty Mae Hayes
Mary Elizabeth Perry

13 grandchildren;
Darrell, Tony, Mark, Kim, Glen, Michelle, David, MeLinda, Lynn, Marie, Wesley,Jason, Faye, and Kenny.
26 great-grandchildren: Dawn, April, Darrell Jr., Chris, Hope, Tony, Danielle,Breezie, Lyle, Victoria, Lauren, Lindsey, Jacob, Rachel Kaylea, Rachel Ann, Callie, Johnathan, Danny, Dillion, Devon, Kris, Kaylee, Amber, Katelyn.
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 Parents:
  John Edward Brown (1900 - 1953)
  Minnie Ruth Logan Brown (1904 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  Amos Goines Darnell (1919 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Amos Ronald Darnell (1945 - 1945)*
  Sandra Fay Darnell (1949 - 1949)*
  Deborah Jean Darnell (1953 - 2005)*
  Infant Son Darnell (1959 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Katherine Virginia Brown Darnell (1922 - 1994)
  Thomas Edward Brown (1924 - 1991)*
  Mary Elizabeth Brown Perry (1927 - 1989)*
  Betty Mae Brown Hayes (1929 - 2000)*
  Marion Earl Brown (1932 - 1968)*
  Jesse Lee Brown (1935 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West View Cemetery
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Row 4, Section 38, Grave 6 of A.G. Darnell Section
 
Maintained by: Billie Greene
Originally Created by: Familygen99
Record added: Feb 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47617579
Katherine Virginia <i>Brown</i> Darnell
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Katherine Virginia <i>Brown</i> Darnell
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Katherine Virginia <i>Brown</i> Darnell
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MERRY CHRISTMAS MOTHER. LOVE AND MISS YOU
- Linda Johnson
 Added: Dec. 19, 2014

- P.S.
 Added: Aug. 20, 2014
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOTHER. LOVE AND MISS YOU!
- Linda Johnson
 Added: Jun. 10, 2014
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