Jun. 24, 1926 Sallisaw Sequoyah County Oklahoma, USA
Mary Ann Walton, the daughter of David Hawkins Walton and Suzanna Knight was born in 1854 Texas, Missouri.
Married to John M Brown, the couple lived much of their married lives as proud Cherokee on the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma where they were known as "pioneer residents" of Sallisaw. Here they raised their children and Mary Ann chose to live following the death of her husband who died twenty years earlier. She devoted her late years to the Nazarene Church. Mary Ann lived a long and full life of 72 years.
Reference: Sequoyah County Democrat, Sallisaw, Oklahoma Friday, 25 June 1926, page 1