|Birth: ||Jun. 15, 1864|
|Death: ||Jul. 13, 1939|
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.
Carrie and Andrew had 5 living sons, Charles William, Chalmer Clarance, 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 posession was her beautiful organ. She enjoyed singing folksongs, piecing quilts, and having the neighbors over for a freezer of home made icecream. Carrie had house plants, raised a garden, had chickens and turkeys and a big orchard from which she dried fruit. She always carried water from the creek for her household use.
Edward Crane/Crain (1799 - 1881)
Elizabeth C. Dial Geddis (1829 - 1887)
Andrew Brown (1846 - 1924)
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)*
Created by: Waunita M Herron
Record added: Oct 06, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5073680
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To my dear Grandmother Carrie Belle, how we miss your little songs. With all our love, Arlene, Waunita and Laberta.|
Added: Oct. 7, 2000