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Lewis Brownson
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Birth: May 3, 1840
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 31, 1931
Colorado County
Texas, USA

Lewis Brownson's parents were: Sarah Jane(Love) and Almond Town Brownson. He married Sidney Ann Harris on 28 Feb. 1869 in Webster Co. Missouri. Second marriage to Mary C. (Brinkley) Brake on 3 June 1921 in Greene Co. Mo. Sidney and Lewis had 9 children. He was in the War of the Rebellion with Co.F. 3rd Battalion Missouri Cavalry.
Obituary:Mr. Lewis Brownson, ninety-one years of age, well and favorably known throughout the greater part of Colorado county, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. G. C. Weisler in this city, on last Sunday at 1:40 p.m. Owning to his advanced age, he had been in feeble health for some time, and since being brought here to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Weisler, in January he has been confined to his bed for the greater part of the time. He was a man dearly loved by those who knew him and possessed a large circle of friends, For eight years Mr. Brownson's eyesight has been so impaired that he has been unable to read or write. Funeral services were conducted at the Weisler home at 1 O'clock Monday afternoon with Rev. J. R .Murray, Methodist pastor at Garwood, conducting the services. Interment was made in the Goldenrod cemetery down on the Sandies. The pallbearers, Julian E. Weisler, Albert Loughridge, Legon Loughridge, Duke Griffitts, Charlie Griffitts and Edwin Pinchback, were all grandsons of the deceased. He was survived by sister, Mrs. Jane Yelvington, Springfield, Missouri, five daughters: Mrs. G. C. Weisler of this city, Mrs. W. S. Griffitts, Dayton, Mrs. Mose Townsend, Rock Island, Mrs. W. H. Pinchback, Garwood; Mrs. .A. B. Eubanks of Eagle Lake; one son, A. B. Brownson, Rock Island; six stepchildren, Mrs. E. T. Williams and Miss Alice Brake, both of Springfield, Mo.; Mrs. Jessie Baker, Denison; Marsh Brake, William Brake, and Ann Brake of Springfield, Mo.; Twenty-six grandchildren and nineteeen great grandchildren.

"Headlight Newspaper" May 30, 1931

Family links: 
  Sarah Jane Love Haymes (1818 - 1902)
  Sidney Ann Harris Brownson (1849 - 1918)
  Mary Catherine Brinkley Brake/Brownson (1843 - 1924)*
  Almond Bates Brownson (1871 - 1939)*
  Melissa Jane Brownson Weisler (1874 - 1958)*
  John Frances Brownson Griffitts (1876 - 1938)*
  Minnie Ann Townsend (1878 - 1944)*
  Charles Idella Brownson (1880 - 1901)*
  Sarah Elisabeth Brownson (1882 - 1889)*
  Lewis Edwin Brownson (1884 - 1913)*
  Flossie Etta Brownson Loughridge (1892 - 1977)*
  Lewis Brownson (1840 - 1931)
  John Walter Bell (1849 - 1922)*
  Mary Jane Haymes Yelvington (1853 - 1943)*
  Mahala Elizabeth Haymes Stever (1856 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Golden Rod Cemetery
Colorado County
Texas, USA
Created by: Geneva McCown Garrett
Record added: Apr 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18882066
Lewis Brownson
Added by: Geneva McCown Garrett
Lewis Brownson
Added by: Geneva McCown Garrett
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Love to my GG Grandfather,Patrick G. Brittain
 Added: Feb. 16, 2013
You were a good grandpa.
 Added: Feb. 14, 2011

- Geneva McCown Garrett
 Added: May. 17, 2007

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