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Alva C Brown
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Birth: Mar., 1847
Ohio, USA
Death: 1920

James P. Brown was born on Oct. 27, 1813 in __________ County, Ohio. Caroline __________ was born on __________ __, 18__ (1815/16) in __________ County, Kentucky. James and Caroline were married on __________ __, 18__ in __________, __________. At least six children were born to James and Caroline. They include;
1. Sarah J. Brown, born c. 1835/36 in Ohio
2. Aurelia E. Brown, born c. 1840 in Ohio; married to Thomas W. Lake on May 31, 1863 in Peoria County.
3. Jasper J. Brown, born __________ __, 1844 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
4. Alva C. Brown, born March __, 1847; married to Emma F. Northrup on November 6, 1880 in Peoria County: Emma may have been the daughter of James and Barbara Northrup, who are known to have had a daughter, Mary E. Northrup, who was born in 1862; Even though Emma is listed as Emma F, Northrup in the marriage record, she is buried as Emma M. Brown on the Brown family lot and recorded as being born in 1862.
5. Lucius D. Brown, born c. 1847 in Ohio
6. Emma L. Brown, born c. 1856/57 in Illinois

At the time of the 1850 Federal Census the Brown family is found in Eagle Township, Brown County, Ohio;
James P. Brown, 36, Miller, Real estate $4,500
Caroline Brown, 34
Sarah J. Brown, 14
Aurelia E. Brown, 11
Jasper J. Brown, 8
Alva C. Brown, 4
Lucius D. Brown, 2
[All members of the family b. OH]

Sometime between 1850 and 1857, the Brown family moved to Illinois, where they settled in Peoria County. At the time of the 1860 Federal Census the Brown family is found in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois;
James P. Brown, 46, Gentleman, Real estate $1,500, OH
Caroline Brown, 44, KY
Aurelia Brown, 19, OH
Jasper J. Brown, 16, OH
Alva C. Brown, 13, OH
Lucius D. Brown, 11, OH
Emma L. Brown, 3, IL

At the time of the 1880 census, the family is found in Peoria Township in Peoria County, Illinois;
James P. Brown, Head of Household, Birth c. 1814 in Ohio; Spouse's Name: Caroline Brown; Spouse's Birthplace: Kentucky; Father's Birthplace: Ohio; Mother's Birthplace: Ohio; Age: 66 years; Occupation: Huckster
Caroline Brown; wife, 64, Kentucky
Alva C. Brown; son, 33, Ohio
Eliza Otto, Servant, 37 Illinois

James P. Brown, died July 24, 1893 at age 79 yrs 8 mos 27 days
Caroline Brown, died September 24, 1880 at 64 yrs 4 mos 17 days

James P. Brown and 8 other members of the Brown Family are buried in Lot 227 in Mt. Prospect in Springdale Cemetery. Lot 227 is an odd-shaped 8-grave lot; seven of the graves are all in a row, and the 8th grave is located by itself and aligned with the grave of the infant child of AC & EF Brown in Grave 1.

The grave order is:

Grave 1 Infant of AC & EF Brown (no other info)
Grave 2 Emma Brown (interred: 1934)
Grave 3 Frances N.Brown (interred: 1888)
Grave 4 Alva C. Brown (interred: 1920)
Grave 5 Caroline Brown (interred: 1880)
Grave 6 James P. Brown (interred: 1893)
Grave 7 Eyler Carey Brown & Augusta Brown (interred 1861)
Grave 8 Bertie W. Brown (interred 1886)

by Baxter B. Fite III (Fag Contributor #47203738) and Susan Henry McIntire (FAG Contributor #47669606)
 
 
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 Parents:
  James P. Brown (1813 - 1893)
  Caroline Brown (1816 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma M Brown (1862 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Infant Brown*
 
 Sibling:
  Jasper J. Brown (1844 - 1925)*
  Alva C Brown (1847 - 1920)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Mount Prospect Section
 
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: Bruce Hicks
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51248491
Alva C Brown
Added by: Dan Ryan
 
Alva C Brown
Added by: Dan Ryan
 
Alva C Brown
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