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William Colby Brown

  • Birth 27 May 1868 Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 8 Jan 1948 San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial Earlington, Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 68069438

In the 1910 census, William was listed as living in Hopkins County, KY with his wife of 15 years, Emma A. They had 5 children, with only 3 of them living: Mary A (14 yo), Emma G. (8 yo), and James C (6 yo). His occupation was an engineer in the coal mines.

Note from contributor NikB #47534133: He was named after Colby Wyatt, who was the brother of his mother. He and Emma Wyatt divorced around 1916 and she returned to using her maiden name. William's mother, Amanda Wyatt, & Emma's father, Henry Stiles Wyatt, were 1st cousins; their respective grandfathers were brothers.


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  • Created by: Quietly Resting
  • Added: 8 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68069438
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Colby Brown (27 May 1868–8 Jan 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68069438, citing Earlington Cemetery, Earlington, Hopkins County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Quietly Resting (contributor 47077524) .