Walter Lewis Brown

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Walter Lewis Brown

  • Birth 8 Oct 1875 Eagle Mills, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 2 Mar 1947 Union Grove, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Union Grove, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 66779286

My maternal great-great uncle through marriage

Occupation: Farmer (Raised Tobacco), Saw Mill employee, Worker (Movable Saw Mill), Worked for my grandfather, George Bradley Campbell, at his saw mill. Grandfather C sold saw mill to William Atley Brown, accidental death, about 40 years old.

Father: Jesse Franklin "Frank" Brown, Sr., Farmer, Store Keeper, Teamster, (Birth: 26 Apr 1849, Davie County, North Carolina, USA - Death 6 Jan 1924, Eagle Mills Township, Iredell, North Caroliina, USA)

Mother: Phebe Ellen Clodfelter (Birth: 1854, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA - Death: 1898, Eagle Mills Township, Iredell, North Carolina, USA)

Stepmother: Isabelle Hudson (B: Sep 1854, NC)
Sister of Isabelle: Lovenia C Hodson (B: Oct 1857, NC)

Siblings: Hattie Lee Brown (Haynes) (B: 03 Apr 1873, Iredell, NC - 31 Aug 1950, age 77, Statesville, Iredell, NC; Burial: 02 Sep 1950, Iredell, NC) married: William B. Haynes, Leolar Brown (B: 1877, Eagle Mills, Iredell, NC), Charles "Charlie" Robert Brown (B: 20 Jan 1881, Iredell, NC - 19 Feb 1960, age 79, Statesville, Iredell, NC), George Franklin Brown, Printer, (B: 17 Mar 1887, NC-30 Sep 1963, age 76, Mooresville, Iredell, NC; Burial: 01 Oct 1963, Iredell, NC) married (divorced): Ethel Moss Brown, Textiles, (B: 05 Mar 1906, Stanley Co., NC - 21 Aug 1978, age 72, Mooresville, Iredell, NC; Burial: 23 Aug 1978, Statesville,Iredell, NC) D/o Debby Lee Moss & Flora Austin Note: George Brown (Had a daughter, Georgia Mae); Profession: Type Setter, Beam Printing, Statesville, NC. He went blind from shaving the letters at work. He lived with Sina Tutterow Brown for years. They had a line stretched to the outhouse so he could find his way. He died in a nursing home, Statesville, NC,; Martha Isa Brown (B: 03 Feb 1888, Iredell County, NC - 22 JUN 1959, age 71, Troutman, Iredell, NC), James "Jim" Brown married: Rose (Huie) Brown (Rose Brown later married Nelson McCullough) –Rose Brown children: Charles Brown (Accidental Death), Bobby Brown married: Arlene Norman, of Harmony, NC, Huie, Mona Lou Shaver?, Mable Gryder, mother of Pastor James (Jim) Gryder, Calvary Baptist, 2273 Davie Academy Road, Mocksville, NC 27208

First Marriage (21 Feb 1898, Iredell, NC): Mary Ireland Brown (B: Mar 1871, Eagle Mills, Iredell, NC) D/o Amos Ireland (B: Oct 1822/6, Iredell, NC) S/o Martha Ireland (B: 1796, NC) & Eliza A. (Gross) Ireland (B: 1828, Iredell, NC)

Siblings of Mary Ireland Brown : Melissa Ireland (B: 1852, NC), Wess Ireland (B: 1854, NC), Nancy Ireland (B: 1858, NC), Riach Ireland (B: 1860, NC), Partheney Ireland (B: 1862, NC), Fredie Ireland (B: 1866, NC), Franklin Ireland (B: 1869, NC), Little Ireland (B: 1873, NC)
Granddaughter: Minnie Ireland (B: Feb 1886, NC)

Children by Mary Ireland:
Flossie Brown (Reavis) (B: 15 Sep 1901, Iredell, NC -26 March 1995, age 94, Statesville, Iredell, NC) married: Arthur Reavis, of Harmony, NC (Note: After Arthur Reavis died, Flossie moved to Statesville, NC to live with her son Frank, and then to a retirement home Flossie's children: Frank, Fred, Ivey Lee, Maud, Bertha, Florence, Jack Reavis; Robert "Rod" Lee Brown, Farmer, Saw Mill Opr. (B: Apr 1900, Eagle Mills Township, Iredell, NC - 05 Nov 1985, Statesville, Iredell, NC; Burial: 08 Nov 1985, Iredell, NC)

Second Marriage: Sarah "Sally" Elizabeth Mullis (Born: Jan 1869, Union Grove, Iredell Co., NC - Died: unknown, Harmony, Iredell Co., NC)

Children by Sally Mullis (children are my 1st cousins 2x removed):
1. James Asbury "Jim" Brown, Farming & Saw Milling, (Birth: 4 Jun 1906, Harmony, Union Grove Township, Iredell, North Carolina, USA - Death: 28 Aug 1941, age 35, Union Grove Township, Iredell, North Carolina, USA; Burial: 30 Aug 1941, Union Grove, Iredell, North Carolina, USA) married: Rose Nell Huie;
2. Elza "Elzie" Brown (Desth: 1908/9, age 21-22, Union Grove, Iredell, NC);
3. William Atley Brown (B: 29 Jan 1910, Union Grove, Iredell, NC - 01 Aug 1950, age 40, Statesville, Iredell, NC)

Died: 02 Mar 1947, Harmony, Iredell, NC
Obituary: Statesville Record & Landmark, page A 6, 1947 March 03

Committal: 5 Mar 1947, Union Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, Union Grove, NC

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  • Created by: Glenn Ellis
  • Added: 11 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66779286
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Lewis Brown (8 Oct 1875–2 Mar 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66779286, citing Union Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Union Grove, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Ellis (contributor 47410127) .