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 Dovie Palestine <I>Chastain</I> Brown

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Dovie Palestine Chastain Brown

  • Birth 9 Dec 1872 Lawrence, Cherokee County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 12 Feb 1961 Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Graham, Young County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 19331388

Dovie was born near Danville, Lawrence County, Alabama to Edward "Ned" and Mary Jane Shelton Chastain. She married John A. Brown on August 11, 1889 in Crawford, Texas and bore fourteen children of which eleven lived to adulthood.

Dovie was a homemaker; a mother who always found time for her children; teaching them things of the bible, singing as she worked.

NOTE: There were two more boys born to John and Dovie. At this time could find no burial location for them.

Henry Morrison Brown (12 Jan. 1898--25 Aug. 1899)
Lemuel Lee Brown (04 Feb. 1900--09 Aug. 1901)

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Services for Mrs. Dovie Palestine Brown, 88, were held at Hudson Presbyterian Church, with Rev. J.C. Johnson, pastor, officiating.

Mrs. Brown moved to Graham, Texas in 1905 with her husband, John A. Brown from Hunt county, Texas. Mrs. Brown was a long-time member of the Presbyterian Church.

Survived by seven sons - W.R. Brown, A.J. Brown, E.M. Brown, C.W. Brown, Ben Brown, Rev. Joe Brown; four daughters - Mrs. R.D. Mote, Mrs. W.C. Wragg, Mrs. C.F. Jeffries, Mrs. Ina Mae Scott; 37 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters - Mrs. Artie Tennyson and Mrs. Rachel Wooten.

Morrison Funeral Home Records
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 19331388
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dovie Palestine Chastain Brown (9 Dec 1872–12 Feb 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19331388, citing Medlan Chapel Cemetery, Graham, Young County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by DBrown (contributor 46894197) .