|Birth: ||Jan., 1881|
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 1920, USA|
Maud I. Fowler was born in January 1881 in Grayson County, Texas, daughter of Jeremiah C. 'Jerry' Fowler (1828-1900) and Lucinda C. Brown (1836-1912).
The 1900 Federal Census for Justice Precinct 6, Texas (Grayson County) shows Maud Fowler, age 19, born January 1881 in Texas; living with her father, Jerry C. Fowler, a farmer, age 71, born July 1828 in Georgia; and her mother, Lou, age 64, born May 1836 in Georgia. Also living in the household was Maud's elder brother, Tom Fowler, a farm laborer, age 46, born November 1853 in Georgia.
On December 14, 1909, Maud married Milas Houston Brown, who was born December 14, 1878 in Morgan County, Alabama, son of Berry Benson 'B.B.' Brown (1853-1921) and Martha L. Rutledge (1855-1928). Maud and Milas had one child, Milas Houston Brown Jr., born August 10, 1913 in Grayson County, Texas.
The 1910 Federal Census for Justice Precinct 6, Texas (Grayson County) shows Maud Brown, age 29, born in Texas; living with her husband, Milas H. Brown, a farmer, age 31, born in Alabama. Also living in the household was Maud's widowed mother Lucy Fowler, age 73, born in Georgia; and Maud's brother, Thomas Fowler, age 57, born in Georgia; and also Maud's niece, Gracie Tittle, daughter of Maud's sister Caledonia, a farm laborer, age 18, born in Texas.
The 1920 Federal Census for Calera, Oklahoma (Bryan County) shows Maud Brown, age 38, born in Texas; and her husband, Milas H. Brown, a blacksmith, age 41, born in Alabama; and their son, Milas H. Brown Jr., age 6, born in Texas. The census was enumerated on January 15, 1920, and Maud died two days later.
Maud died on January 17, 1920 in Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) and was buried in Highland Cemetery in Durant. Her son, Milas Houston Brown died about six weeks later on March 5, 1920 in Durant and was buried close to his mother.
On August 9, 1921 in Bryan County, Oklahoma, Milas Houston Brown married Queen Victoria Andrews and they had a baby girl, Geraldine Brown, born January 12, 1924. Unfortunately, Queen Victoria died from childbirth complications when Geraldine was only 10 days old. Geraldine went to live with Milas' brother, Grover, and his wife, until such time that Milas married his third wife, Martha V. Avant, who helped raise Geraldine. Geraldine was still living with her uncle Grover and his family when the 1930 federal census was taken.
The 1930 Federal Census for Calera, Oklahoma (Bryan County) shows Milas H. Brown, a widower and a blacksmith, age 51, born in Alabama; living as a lodger in the home of S. N. Lee, a widower and a store laborer, age 70, born in Alabama.
On September 9, 1931 in Durant, Oklahoma, Milas married Martha V. Avant who was born December 19, 1886 in Alabama, daughter of James Hunter Avant (1858-1922) and Victoria Louisa Britt (1862-1927). Martha was a school teacher and also gave piano lessons.
Milas Houston Brown (1878 - 1960)
Baby Girl Brown (1910 - 1912)*
Milas Houston Brown (1913 - 1920)*
Plot: Drive 2, Section 2, Lot 0898
Created by: TimelessSpirits
Record added: Oct 10, 2012
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