Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Browns in:
 • Snuffer Cemetery
 • East Bernstadt
 • Laurel County
 • Kentucky
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Wade Hampton Brown, Sr
Birth: Jul. 23, 1883
Rockcastle County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1963
London
Laurel County
Kentucky, USA

Wade Hampton Brown, Sr. was born in Rockcastle County, KY, the son of David Travis & Sarah Melissa "Minnie" Perryman Brown. He was the twin brother of William Thomas Brown.

Wade Hampton Brown married Nannie Louise Lee on May 3, 1906 at the home of Ward & Martha Lee Williams. Martha was Nannie's sister.

By 1918, Wade Hampton & Nannie Lee Brown had relocated their family to Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana where Wade worked as a miner for the Grand Coal Company. His WWI Draft Registration of that year indicated that he was tall and slender, with dark blue eyes and light brown hair.

In 1927, the family returned to Laurel County Kentucky, following the tragic death of their daughter Bessie Lee Brown.

Wade Hampton Brown died at Marymount Hospital in London, Laurel County, Kentucky at age 80. His address was recorded as Rt. 1, East Bernstadt, Kentucky.

Wade Hampton & Nannie Lee Brown had the following children:

Lilly Mae Brown Huntley 1906-1945
Bessie Lee Brown 1909-1927
Cye Elza Brown 1911-1992
Charles Arthur "Chuck" Brown 1914-1969
Lucy Calvina Brown Hacker 1917-1988
Minnie Brown Rice 1920-2014
Walter Eric "Pete" Brown 1923-1975
Wade Hampton Brown, Jr. 1926-1984
Franklin Delano "Frank" Brown 1933-2008
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Travis Brown (1855 - 1910)
  Sarah Melissa Perryman Brown (1857 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Nannie Louise Lee Brown (1888 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Bessie Lee Brown (1909 - 1927)*
  Cye Elza Brown (1911 - 1992)*
  Charles Arthur Brown (1914 - 1969)*
  Lucy Calvina Brown Hacker (1917 - 1988)*
  Minnie Brown Rice (1920 - 2014)*
  Walter Eric Brown (1921 - 1975)*
  Wade Brown (1926 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wade Hampton Brown (1883 - 1963)
  William Thomas Brown (1883 - 1970)*
  Margaret B. Brown Seaton (1887 - 1970)*
  Myrtle E. Brown Vance (1892 - 1937)*
  Jack Perryman Brown (1896 - 1933)*
  Olive Tea Brown Adams (1899 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Snuffer Cemetery
East Bernstadt
Laurel County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Susan Bailey
Originally Created by: Mike
Record added: Jun 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7637989
Wade Hampton Brown, Sr
Added by: Susan Bailey
 
Wade Hampton Brown, Sr
Added by: Susan Bailey
 
Wade Hampton Brown, Sr
Added by: gravelady6
 
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Rest in peace, my great grandfather.
- Susan Bailey
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015

- Anna Schultheis Bertram
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
 
This page is sponsored by: Susan Bailey

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service