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Idris Watson Brown
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1904
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1969
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA

Idris Watson Brown was born October 11, 1904 in Arkansas, son of William A. Brown and Almira Jane Hale.

The 1910 Federal Census for Township 7, Oklahoma (Bryan County) shows Idris W. Brown, age 5, born in Arkansas; living with his father, William A. Brown, a farmer, age 42, born in Arkansas; and his mother, Almira Jane, age 38, born in Arkansas. Also living in the household were Idris' siblings: Leonard A. Brown, a farm laborer, age 19; William W. Brown, a farm laborer, age 17; Norman Earl Brown, a farm laborer, age 15; Homer B. Brown, a farm laborer, age 12; George M. Brown, a farm laborer, age 10; Alma M. Brown, age 8; and Clara I. Brown, age 3; all born in Arkansas.

The 1920 Federal Census for Bokchito, Oklahoma (Bryan County) shows Idris W. Brown, age 15, born in Arkansas; living with his father, William A. Brown, a farmer, age 52, born in Arkansas; and his mother, Almira Jane, age 48, born in Arkansas. Also living in the household were Idris' siblings: Homer B. Brown, a farm laborer, age 22; George M. Brown, a farm laborer, age 20; Alma M. Brown, age 18; and Clara I. Brown, age 13; all born in Arkansas.

Idris married Laura Oleta Dicus, who was born March 30, 1911 in Blue, Oklahoma (Bryan County), daughter of Eugene Dicus and Iva Myrtle Ward.

The 1940 Federal Census for Calera, Oklahoma (Bryan County) shows Idris W. Brown, a public school teacher, age 35, born in Arkansas; and his wife, Oleta, a public school teacher, age 27, born in Oklahoma. Living with them were two children: Donald Lee Brown, age 11; and Patsy Brown, age 4; both born in Oklahoma.

Idris died November 11, 1969 in Bryan County, Oklahoma and was buried in Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) in the Highland Cemetery.

Oleta later married Melvin Peel who was born in 1913 and died in 1986.

Oleta died March 12, 2002 in San Antonio, Texas (Bexar County) and was buried in Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) in the Highland Cemetery beside her first husband, Idris.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Laura Oleta Dicus Peel (1911 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Donald Lee Brown (1928 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Durant
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Drive 7, Section 3, Lot 2142
 
Created by: TimelessSpirits
Record added: Aug 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75267538
Idris Watson Brown
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