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Carrie Belle Crain Brown
Birth: Jun. 15, 1864
Greene
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1939
Woodston
Rooks County
Kansas, USA

Carrie was born to Edward Crane/Crain b.1799 and Elizabeth C Dial b. 1829, near Greensburg PO., Greene Twp.Trumbull Co. OH. Carrie and her brother William P. came to Kansas with their mother to homestead, in about 1878.

Carrie Belle Crain and Andrew Brown were married Jan. 4, 1880 at Igo, KS, in Greenfield Twp, Rooks Co. at her mother Elizabeth C (Dial) Crain Geddis, home. They lived on Andrew's homestead in Medicine Twp, Rooks Co, near Woodston, KS. Her mother moved in with them soon, leaving her homestead in Greenfield twp. with her son William Porter Crain to complete proving up on it.

Carrie and Andrew had 5 living sons, Charles William, Chalmer Clarence, Alfred Franklin, Calvin and Albert Edward. Two more boys were born, but died as infants. Carrie was a loving mother, homemaker and a Christian, joining the Methodist church, in about 1906 and later transferred her membership to the Chalk Mound, Friends Church.

Her prize possession was her beautiful pump organ. She enjoyed singing folk songs, piecing quilts, and having the neighbors over for a freezer of home made ice cream. Carrie had house plants, raised a garden, had chickens and turkeys and a big orchard from which she dried peaches and apples. She always carried water from the creek for her household use. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Crane/Crain (1799 - 1881)
  Elizabeth C. Dial Geddis (1829 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Andrew Brown (1846 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Charles William Brown (1880 - 1966)*
  Chalmer Clarence Brown (1883 - 1944)*
  Alfred Franklin Brown (1886 - 1953)*
  Calvin Brown (1888 - 1961)*
  Albert Edward Brown (1890 - 1977)*
  John Brown (1897 - 1897)*
  Infant Brown (1902 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda F. Crane Pike (1830 - 1865)**
  Emily M Crane Lull (1831 - 1893)**
  Marcus O Crain (1834 - 1835)**
  Laura Lavantice Crane Ward (1838 - 1900)**
  Lucy Grace Crane (1843 - 1916)**
  William Porter Crain (1854 - 1935)*
  Florence E Crane (1857 - 1859)*
  S. Crain (1860 - ____)*
  Carrie Belle Crain Brown (1864 - 1939)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Survey Cemetery
Woodston
Rooks County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Waunita M Herron
Record added: Oct 06, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5073680
Carrie Belle <i>Crain</i> Brown
Added by: P. Albert
 
Carrie Belle <i>Crain</i> Brown
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Added by: Deb Poe
 
 
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To my dear Grandmother Carrie Belle, how we miss your little songs. With all our love, Arlene, Waunita and Laberta.
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 7, 2000
 
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