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James Peter Brown
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1843
Sumner County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1925
Sumner County
Tennessee, USA

James Peter Brown was captured at Chattanooga and was taken to prison at Rock Island, ILL. He had measles at Tullahoma, TN. in March 1863 and kidney complications set in. He was also injured at Chickamauga, GA. on Sept 19, 1863 (by a horse running over him). He was captured at Missionary Ridge on Nov. 25, 1863 and sent to prison--paroled May 1865 after taking the oath.

CLAIM # 5232
Company F, 20th Tenn. Inf. Regiment:
He enlisted at age of 18 at Murfreesboro, TN. on Oct 26, 1862. He was under COL. Smith and CAPT. Davis and LT. James Durham.

In March of 1863 he was injured by a run-away horse, being wounded in the leg and knee. He was unable for duty about three weeks. In the same length of time he was moved to Tullahoma, TN. and it was there he came down with the measles, after slight recovery he was transferred to Missionary Ridge. It was here in battle he was taken as a prisioner. The captured troops were sent to Rock Island, ILL. Prison, and were confined until the end of the
war. Being forced to take the oath, he was released without discharge. After returning home, he was engaged in farming near Garrett's Creek, where he reared his family of 12 children. He was married twice. In 1903 he filed for a service pension under the TN. Law, CHAPTER 64-1891. He died at age 82 Years, his grave has a government marker.

James Peter Brown and Nancy Ellen Keen lived in the Pleasant Grove Community on lands that were once owned by Dance Brown, his grandfather.

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INFO ABOUT CIVIL WAR:
PRIVATE IN CO. F, 20 TN. INF.
NOV & DEC MUSTER ROLL ENLISTED OCT 26, 1862
AT MURFREESBORO BY CAYBROOKS FOR 3 YEARS
PRESENT.
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JAN & FEB 1864 MUSTER ROLL
ENLISTED OCT 26, 1862 AT MURFREESBORO BY MAJ. CLAYBROOK FOR 3 YEARS.
LAST PAID BY CAPT. CARTER ON AUG 31, 1863
HE WAS PRESENT.
REMARKS: CAPTURED AT MISSIONARY RIDGE ON NOV 25, 1863
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MAR & APR MUSTER ROLL
ENLISTED NOV 26 AT MURFREESBORO BY CLAYBROOK FOR 3 YRS.
PAID BY CARTER ON JUNE 30. HE WAS ABSENT- CAPTURED AT
MISSIONARY RIDGE NOV 25 1863

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Family Info:
1. James Peter BROWN was born on 22 Nov 1843 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He died on 11 Apr 1925 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

James married (1) Nancy Jane GAINES daughter of David GAINES and Margaret BELL on 1 May 1866 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. Nancy was born on 7 Aug 1848. She died on 12 Jul 1872. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

2 F i. Sarah E. BROWN was born on 7 Oct 1868. She died on 24 Oct 1956 in Rogers, Ark..
Sarah married William TUCKER on 7 Jan 1889. William was born about 1866. He died in 1914.

3 F ii. Flora E. BROWN was born in Jun 1871. She died in 1901. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
Flora married William N. BLACK son of Andy Anderson "Nate" BLACK and Hisaner "Sina" GRAVES on 20 Jun 1892. William was born in Feb 1873.


James married (2) Nancy Ellen KEEN daughter of Mastin KEEN Sr. and Amanda A. JACKSON on 7 Oct 1872 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. Nancy was born on 11 Aug 1850 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. She died on 23 Apr 1917. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

4 M iii. William Robert BROWN was born on 6 Oct 1873 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He died on 23 Sep 1962 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He was buried in Pleasant Gro.Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
William married (1) Rebecca Leona "Hattie" DOSS daughter of William Green "Billy" DOSS and Phoebe Catherine HODGES in 1896/1898 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. Rebecca was born on 16 Feb 1879. She died on 4 Jul 1901. She was buried in Pleasant Gro.Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
William married (2) Elvira ADAMS daughter of Elijah ADAMS and Mary Susan WEST on 19 Jan 1902 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. Elvira was born on 15 Dec 1874. She died on 5 Jun 1940. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

5 M iv. Brodie BROWN was born on 14 Feb 1875 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co,

Tennessee. He died on 17 Nov 1956 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He was buried in Pleasant Gro.Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
Brodie married Minnie Pearl THACKER daughter of George THACKER and Mary HOUDASHELDT on 11 Nov 1897 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. Minnie was born in 1882 in Indiana. She died in 1944. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

6 M v. Odus Leonard BROWN was born on 14 Feb 1875 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He died on 17 May 1959. He was buried in Pleasant Gro.Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
Odus married (1) Elizabeth DODSON daughter of Joseph Madison DODSON and Sarah E. MABRY on 29 Oct 1897 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. Elizabeth was born on 10 May 1882. She died on 18 Feb 1910. She was buried in Pleasant Gro Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
Odus married (2) Agnes Beulah STAMPS daughter of Newton Jasper "Newt" STAMPS and Ella Mason HARMON. Agnes was born on 2 Jan 1890 in Scottsville, Allen Co, Kentucky. She died on 18 Feb 1910.

7 F vi. Nancy J. BROWN was born in Oct 1876 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. She died in 1903.
Nancy married William BROWN on 23 May 1901.

8 F vii. Nellie A. BROWN was born on 25 Mar 1878. She died on 5 Jan 1918. She was buried in Pleasant Grv Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
Nellie married Benjamin "Bennie" WIX son of William WIX and Elizabeth E. ALEXANDER on 24 Dec 1897. Benjamin was born on 21 Mar 1876. He died on 7 Aug 1957. He was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

9 M viii. Rev. James Thomas BROWN was born on 18 Nov 1879 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He died on 15 May 1932 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He was buried in Pleasant Gro.Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
James married Myrtle CREASY daughter of Phillip Rice CREASY and Nancy Jane DURHAM on 10 Jul 1903. Myrtle was born on 13 Sep 1885. She died on 2 Mar 1967. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

10 M ix. John Edward BROWN was born on 14 Apr 1881 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He died on 16 Feb 1927. He was buried in Pleasant Gro.Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.
John married Catherine Gertrude DOSS daughter of William Green "Billy" DOSS and Phoebe Catherine HODGES. Catherine was born on 27 May 1883. She died on 30 Dec 1928. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem, Sumner Co, Tennessee.

11 F x. Arminta BROWN was born on 19 Apr 1883 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co,

Tennessee. She died on 27 Dec 1935. She was buried in Free Meth. Cem., Sumner Co., Tennessee.
Arminta married Robert A. COATS son of Samuel C. COATS and Sarah RIPPY on 6 Nov 1902 in Sumner Co., Tennessee. Robert was born on 15 Dec 1879. He died on 30 Jul 1959. He was buried in Free Methodist Cem., Sumner Co., Tennessee.

12 F xi. Margaret P. BROWN was born in Jul 1885.

13 F xii. Frances E. BROWN was born in Sep 1891. She was buried in Free Meth. Cem., Sumner Co., Tennessee.
Frances married William F. "Willie" TROUTT son of Andrew Jackson TROUTT and Georganne BELL on 29 Dec 1909. William was born on 16 Aug 1884. He died on 13 Apr 1934. He was buried in Free Methodist Cem., Sumner Co., Tennessee.

14 M xiii. Martin C. BROWN was born in May 1899 in Westmoreland, Sumner Co, Tennessee. He died in 1974. He was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem., Sumner Co., TN.
Martin married Iva CREASY daughter of John Franklin CREASY and Mary TROUTT on 17 Jan 1912. Iva was born in Mar 1893. She was buried in Pleasant Grove Cem., Sumner Co., TN.

15 M xiv. Unnamed Twin BROWN .

16 M xv. Unnamed Twin BROWN .


 
 
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 Parents:
  James Brown (1815 - 1889)
  Mary Elizabeth Tuttle Brown (1818 - 1871)
 
 Spouses:
  Nancy Jane Gaines Brown (1848 - 1872)
  Nancy Ellen Keen Brown (1850 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Sarah E. Brown Tucker (1867 - 1956)*
  Floria E. Brown Black (1871 - 1901)*
  William Robert Brown (1873 - 1962)*
  Odus Leonard Brown (1875 - 1959)*
  Brodie Brown (1875 - 1956)*
  Nellie A. Brown Wix (1878 - 1918)*
  James Thomas Brown (1879 - 1932)*
  John Edward Brown (1881 - 1927)*
  Martin C. Brown (1899 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  David M. Brown (1836 - 1889)*
  Marion D Brown (1838 - 1862)*
  John William Brown (1841 - 1928)*
  Melvina A. Brown Burnley (1842 - 1920)*
  James Peter Brown (1843 - 1925)
  Squire Anthony Brown (1845 - 1917)*
  Martin Green Brown (1846 - 1904)*
  Martha Jane Brown Tuttle (1849 - 1937)*
  Jessie Wilson Brown (1852 - 1925)*
  Mary F Brown (1853 - 1857)*
  Henry Y Brown (1855 - 1857)*
  Andrew Jackson Brown (1857 - 1930)*
  Thomas Jefferson Brown (1859 - 1859)*
  George Washington Brown (1861 - 1922)*
  Harriet Alice Brown Wix (1865 - 1948)*
  Robert Lee Brown (1872 - 1947)**
  Hugh Alexander Brown (1879 - 1963)**
  Margaret Brown (1879 - ____)**
  Sidney A Brown (1882 - 1976)**
  Sallie Brown (1886 - ____)**
  Joseph Leslie Brown (1887 - 1951)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Pleasant Grove
Sumner County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Freddy Brown
Record added: Aug 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55752893
James Peter Brown
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