|Birth: ||Jan. 20, 1835, USA|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 1911|
Henry Washington Brown was born on January 20, 1835. He served with the 2nd MS Cavalry during the Civil War. He married 1st, Martha Ammons who died during the War. He married 2nd, Lucinda Ammons, born 03 Dec 1846, died 13 Apr 1890. He died 11 Apr 1911. They are both buried at Tidmore Cemetery.
The Brown family came from South Carolina to Tennessee in an early day. Many of the family lived and died in Tennessee. Parents, James Jenkins Brown and Sarah Ammons Brown had eight children, among them Henry Washington. James was born in 1811 and died in 20 May 1843. Mrs. Brown died in 1888 in Prentiss Co., Miss.
The family had moved across the line into Marshall Co., Miss. Henry was born in Fayette Co., TN, 20 Jan 1835. The family moved when he was an infant and his father died when he was nine years old. At the age of 21, Henry went to Newton Co., Miss., where he married 17 May 1860, to Martha Ammons.
In 1862, Henry joined the Confederate army and during this service his wife died. On his return home, he married her sister Lucinda Ammons 20 Sept 1865. They had two daughters.
In December 1865, the Brown family came to Van Zandt County. Like his father and his grandfather before him he chose farming as an occupation. Later he operated a mill and a gin. When he came to Van Zandt County he settled near the Porter's Bluff and Tyler road which was the public thoroughfare for all of the county." (Southland Newspaper, ca 1904)
(Civil War Veterans of Van Zandt County, Texas Military and Pension Information Biographies and Obituaries Muster Rolls Newspaper Articles Compiled by Sibyl Creasey)
Andrew Jefferson Brown
James Jenkins Brown (1811 - 1843)
Sarah Ellen Ammons Wroten (1814 - 1892)
Sarah Ellen Brown Hobbs (1874 - 1895)*
Andrew Jefferson Brown (1830 - 1906)*
Henry Washington Brown (1835 - 1911)
Mary Jane Wroten Johnson (1846 - 1940)**
Van Zandt County
Plot: Row 8
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Originally Created by: Nancy Davis
Record added: May 25, 2009
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