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John Albert Brown
Birth: Apr. 30, 1868
Riceville
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1933
Young County
Texas, USA

John was the son of William Charles and Susannah Wright Brown. He married Dovie Palestine Chastain on August 11, 1889 in Crawford, Texas. This union resulted in fourteen children of which eleven lived to adulthood.

He was a carpenter and farmer by trade and wrote a column for the Graham Reporter newspaper under the pen name "Plow Boy". As a carpenter, he did the intricate "gingerbread" woodwork which was used so often on houses at that time. He took a keen interest in politics, his community and it's church and school at times serving as school trustee. He was a member of the Nazarene Church, but after moving to Young County, he joined the Presbyterian Church because there was no Nazarene Church in Graham at that time.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Charles Brown (1849 - 1936)
  Susannah Jane Wright Brown (1851 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Dovie Palestine Chastain Brown (1872 - 1961)
 
 Children:
  Mittis Cordelia Brown Wragg (1890 - 1987)*
  William R Brown (1891 - 1978)*
  Rosa Ethel Brown Mote (1893 - 1991)*
  Albert John Brown (1896 - 1987)*
  Marshall Edward Brown (1902 - 1980)*
  Charles Washington Brown (1905 - 1981)*
  Illa Ruth Brown (1907 - 1909)*
  Ina Mae Brown Scott (1910 - 2005)*
  Willie Adele Brown Jeffreys (1912 - 2009)*
  Joseph Milton Brown (1914 - 1983)*
  Thomas Watson Brown (1916 - 1986)*
  James Benjamin Brown (1918 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Albert Brown (1868 - 1933)
  Maggie Brown Chastain (1872 - 1954)*
  Theodore Gent Brown (1876 - 1937)*
  Sterling Clifford Brown (1877 - 1950)*
  Katie Bell Brown Morgan (1881 - 1947)*
  Effie May Brown Bradshaw (1883 - 1953)*
  Nannie Rachel Brown Marshall (1885 - 1925)*
  Horace H Brown (1889 - 1956)*
  Willie Etta Brown Sipes (1894 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Medlan Chapel Cemetery
Graham
Young County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: May 10, 2007
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