|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1890|
|Death: ||Apr. 7, 1977|
Albert was born to Andrew (Andy) Brown and Carrie Belle Crain near Woodston, Rooks Co. KS. He grew up with his siblings, Charles, Chalmer, Alfred and Calvin. He attended grade school at Igo and Survey schools.
Up to age 15 he spent much time herding his fathers cattle on the roads. At age 15, he left home and moved in with neighbors, the George Everett Yoxall family, and worked for them. G. E Yoxall's wife Maude Fairbanks had been Alberts School teacher in 1906-1907 at the Survey School. He went to school when farm work was not pressing. 1910 US Census shows him at age 19 as a hired man, living with the Ulysses Grant Bliss family. He also attended school while there, with their daughter Blanche.
After he reached age 21 and could qualify to file for a homestead he went to Yuma County, CO and filed on the 320 acre site that his brother Calvin wanted to relinquish. Calvin wanted to return to KS. 1912 Albert moved onto his homestead and his closest neighbor adjoining him was his brother Alfred F Brown. He obtained a small house from someone that was leaving their homestead and hired it moved into his yard. His homestead shack was then used for farm storage.
Sept. 1918 he met the new school teacher, Thelma V. Tiff who was boarding at the Smiley home. They were married, May 26th, 1919 in Denver, CO at the court house. Four children were born to this union, Cleo Albert, Arlene Thelma, Waunita May and Laberta Lee Brown.
Albert loved farming with horses, his favorite being Tony, who had blue eyes. He took extra good care of all his horses. He raised hogs and built up a herd of Hereford cattle while also farming corn and cane. Several pieces of land were added to his original homestead. His brother Charlie came in about 1924 and added onto their home and remodeled it. Through the years many of his Kansas friends came to visit him at his farm home. Albert retired at age 62, moving into a home in Yuma, CO.
He was a wonderful father and provided well for his family. I not only loved him as my father, but liked him as a person.
Andrew Brown (1846 - 1924)
Carrie Belle Crane Brown (1864 - 1939)
Thelma Violet Tiff Brown (1900 - 1994)
Cleo Albert Brown (1920 - 1993)*
Arlene Thelma Brown Jensen (1922 - 2014)*
Laberta Lee Brown Kier (1930 - 2008)*
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)*
Plot: # 260
Created by: Waunita M Herron
Record added: Jul 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39607790