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Nancy Ellen McAfee Brown
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1861
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1957
Sacramento County
California, USA

Daughter of Louisa Jane Curtis (born 1830 Jackson County, Tennesee; died 1871 Pope County, Arkansas) and William John Calvin McAfee. Louisa Jane Curtis and William John Calvin McAfee were first cousins. Louisa Jane Curtis was the daughter of Hillary Curtis Sr. and Susannah Gulley Curtis -- Hillary and Susannah are buried Forks of the Creek Cemetery, Hector, Pope County, Arkansas.

After Louisa Jane Curtis McAfee died, William married second Mary Pigg who was born about 1850 in Georgia.

1870 United States Federal Census
Household Members: Name Age
John Mcafee 39
Louisa J Mcafee 40
John F Mcafee 13
Carroll F Mcafee 12
**Nancy E Mcafee 8
George I Mcafee 4
Stephen A Mcafee 1
Riley P Mcafee 5/12
Nancy Mcafee 80 ---- This is Nancy Gulley McAfee, widow of James McAfee, she was born abt 1790 in Virginia. Nancy was the sister of Susannah Gulley who married Hillary Curtis Sr; Hillary and Susannah Gulley Curtis are buried at Forks of the Creek Cemetery, Hector, Pope County, Arkansas.

1880 United States Federal Census:
Name: William Mcafee
Age: 49
Birth Year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1880: Independence, Pope, Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary Mcafee
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Occupation: Laborer
Household Members: Name Age
William Mcafee 49
Mary Mcafee 30
**Nancy E. Mcafee 16
George I. Mcafee 14
Stepen Mcafee 12
Riley P. Mcafee 10
Henry W. Mcafee 7
Margret E. Mcafee 5
Grant Mcafee 1m
John Mcafee 23

Nancy Ellen McAfee married Samuel R. Brown on May 29, 1881 in Pope County, Arkansas:

Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957:
Name: Nancy E McAfee
Gender: Female
Age: 18
Birth Year: abt 1863
Residence: Independence, Pope, Arkansas
Spouse's Name: Samuel Brown
Spouse's Gender: Male
Spouse's Age: 24
Spouse's Residence: Independence, Pope, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 29 May 1881
Marriage License Date: 28 May 1881
Marriage County: Pope
Event Type: Marriage
FHL Film Number: 1034013

Nancy Ellen McAfee and her husband Samuel R. Brown were the parents of these known children. Dates for 8 of the children are approximate, as taken from the federal censuses:

1. William E. Brown 1883
2. Maud T. Brown 1885
3. Ella M. Brown 1886
4. Vina Brown 1887
5. James H. Brown 29 Apr 1890 - 25 Jul 1890; buried Hughes Cemetery, Hector, Pope County, Arkansas, Find a Grave Memorial # 9909226.
6. Samuel Monroe Brown 1891
7. Sarah E. Brown 1893
8. Rosa B. Brown 1895
9. Delia Brown 1896, married a Carlile; Delia Carlile was the informant on her mother's death certificate.

California, Death Index, 1940-1997:
Name: Nancy Ellen Brown [Nancy Ellen McAffee]
Social Security #: 0
Sex: Female
Birth Date: 8 Jan 1861
Birthplace: Arkansas
Death Date: 20 Oct 1957
Death Place: Sacramento
Mother's Maiden Name: Pigg [This is her step-mother]
Father's Surname: McAffee

[Note: Louisa Jane Curtis McAfee was my gg-aunt. It has taken me many years to unravel this complicated part of my family.]

Family links: 
  Samuel R. Brown (1856 - 1941)*
  Mary L. Brown (1882 - 1882)*
  William E. Brown (1883 - 1906)*
  Vina M. Brown Churchill (1886 - 1979)*
  John B. Brown (1888 - 1900)*
  James H. Brown (1890 - 1890)*
  Samuel Monroe Brown (1891 - 1984)*
  Sarah E. Brown (1893 - 1905)*
  Infant Son Brown (1897 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes
Sacramento County
California, USA
Created by: BonnieGober12
Record added: Oct 21, 2012
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Nancy Ellen <i>McAfee</i> Brown
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In memory of Nancy Ellen McAfee Brown, my first cousin, 3x removed through our Curtis line. I have yet to ascertain the relationship through our Gulley line.
- BonnieGober12
 Added: Oct. 22, 2012

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