|Birth: ||Aug., 1844|
Eli BROWN was born in 8m 1844 in Gregg Twsp, Morgan Co, Indiana. He
married Tamson McNICHOLS [whom you do have him linked to] on 28d 9m 1873 in
Morgan Co, Indiana. The following census returns show that they lived in his
native Morgan Co, Indiana till about 1880 or 1881 [note their daughter Bertha
born in 1881 appears on returns as a married lady which shows she was born in
Iowa not Indiana] when they moved to Union Twsp, Dallas Co, Iowa. The obituary
you posted for Eli's wife Tamson proves that they then moved to Britton,
Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma in 1889 where she died in 1930 and where he most likely
died in 1934.
Federal Census 1880 for Indiana: Morgan County, Gregg Township, Pg. 14, Line 37
109/109 Eli BROWN age 35 born in Indiana to a father from Kentucky and a mother
from North Carolina is a farmer. Wife Tamson age 25 was born in Ohio to parents
from the same. Their children, both born in Indiana, are: Leora age 5 and
Arrdamay age 2. Following the children is a border Orron MARLEY age 55 a
retired farmer born in North Carolina to parents from the same.
Iowa Census 1885 for Dallas County: Union Township, Pg. 28, Line 17 156/161 Eli
BROWN age 40 born in Indiana of Section 36 NE SE is a farmer. Wife Tamson age
29 was born ino Ohio. Their children are: Ora age 9, Verdie May age 6, and
Bertha age 3. Indiana is speicified as the birthplace for the elder two but no
birthplace is mentioned for Bertha.
Of (1897) Britton, Britton Twsp, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma when Eli was a member of
the School District #27 School Board.
Federal Census 1900 for Oklahoma Territory: Oklahoma County, Britton Township,
Pg. 1A, Line 11 4/4 Eli BROWN age 55 born 8m 1844 in Indiana to a father from
Kentucky and a mother from North Carolina is a farmer who owns his land free and
clear. Wife Tamson age 45 born 6m 1855 in Ohio to parents from the same is the
mother of five children of whom four are living. Those living with them are:
Bertha E. age 18 born 5m 1881 in Iowa and Otis L. age 14 born 9m 1885 in Iowa.
Eli & Tamson have been married for 27 yrs.
Federal Census 1910 for Oklahoma: Oklahoma County, Britton Township, town of
Britton, Ward #1, Pg. 15A, Line 15 125/131 Eli BROWN age 58 born in Indiana to a
father from Kentucky and a mother from North Carolina is a retired farmer who
owns his home free and clear. Wife Amson [sic Tamson] E. age 54 born in Ohio to
parents from the same is the mother of five children of whom four are living.
The only child living with them is son Otis BROWN age 23 and single born in
Iowa. Eli & Tamson have been married for 36 yrs.
Federal Census 1920 for Oklahoma: Oklahoma County, town of Britton, Pg. 9A, Line
15 37/42 Eli BROWN age 72 born in Indiana to a father from Kentucky and a mother
from North Carolina has no occupation and lives alone with his wife Tamson age
64 born in Ohio to parents from the same.
Federal Census 1930 for Oklahoma: Oklahoma County, town of Britton, Pg. 21B,
Line 58: Eli BROWN age 85 with no listed occupation born in Indiana to a father
from Kentucky and a mother from North Carolina owns a home worth $3,000 but not
a radio set. He lives alone with his wife Tamson E. age 75 born in Ohio to
parents from the same.
Thomas Brown (1822 - 1902)
Margaret E. Staley Brown (1823 - 1898)
Tamson McNichols Brown (1855 - 1930)*
Leora B. Brown Shaw (1875 - 1946)*
Verda May Brown McCornack (1878 - 1961)*
Bertha E. Brown Ware (1881 - 1957)*
Otis L. Brown (1886 - 1960)*
Eli Brown (1844 - 1934)
George T Brown (1845 - 1855)*
Elizabeth M. Brown Cox (1847 - 1937)*
John B. Brown (1849 - 1934)*
James Milton Brown (1851 - 1936)*
William Brown (1852 - 1929)*
Sarah C Brown (1854 - 1904)*
Peter N. Brown (1855 - 1932)*
Andrew Columbus Brown (1859 - 1928)*
Lucinda M. Brown Curtis (1861 - 1937)*
Created by: shirley tauer
Record added: Jul 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28108689