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Bura Filmore Brown
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1887
Ovett
Jones County
Mississippi, USA
Death: 1949
Mississippi, USA

Children

Doris Brown Sumrall
Lewis Leon (Buster) Brown
Ralph Labert Brown
Robert Earl Brown

Too poor to own a mule, had to name his son Bura.

The 1940 Census has Buster, his wife Inez,
daughter Elaine, and brother Ralph,
in Harrison County.
Buster and Ralph were still in Ovett in 1935,
By 1950 or so they had moved to Texas,
eventually settling in Montgomery County ,
where they remained.

Robert Earl, who retired from the Army
in Columbia, S.C.,
had joined them by 1970 or so.

Doris remained in Laurel.

Bura's father Millard Watkins Brown acquired 160 acres in 1892 under the Homestead Act. Brown Cemetary in Blodgett Jones is almost at the North West corner of this land.
Date above when Govt issued the Patent.


The 1930 Census has Bura and family
temporarily on a cotton farm
in Leflore County.
His sister Martha Estelle Nicholson
and family lived next door.
Her Daughter Myrtle was already Teaching school.

Bura and Jerusha were in Perry County in the 1940 Census.

Also Siblings

Harvey Brown Twins ?
Horace Brown
Homer W Brown
Daniel Lee Brown
J.T. Brown
Dora Brown
Luther E Brown
Willa Brown


Great Grand daughter

Kimrell Jane Brown 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Millard Watkins Brown (1860 - 1914)
  Mary Catherine Easterling Brown (1866 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Jerusha Mason Brown (1893 - 1952)*
 
 Children:
  Doris Brown Sumrall (1910 - 1986)*
  Louis Leon Brown (1912 - 1979)*
  Ralph Labert Brown (1914 - 1994)*
  Robert Earl Brown (1916 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Estus Brown (1884 - 1931)*
  Bura Filmore Brown (1887 - 1949)
  Albert Theodore Brown (1889 - 1965)*
  Martha Estelle Brown Nicholson (1892 - 1988)*
  Horace Brown (1897 - 1931)*
  D Lee Brown (1901 - 1966)*
  Hugh A Brown (1903 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brown Cemetery
Blodgett
Jones County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Michael Brown
Record added: Feb 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105132179
Bura Filmore Brown
Added by: Michael Brown
 
Bura Filmore Brown
Added by: Michael Brown
 
Bura Filmore Brown
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