Augusta Brown

  • Birth unknown Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 1861 Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Lot 227, Mt. Prosepct
  • Memorial ID 96701300

James P. Brown was born on Oct. 27, 1813 in Ohio. Caroline was born on 1815/16 Kentucky. At least six children were born to James and Caroline. They include;
1. Sarah J. Brown, born c. 1835/36 in Ohio
2. Aurelia E. Brown, born c. 1840 in Ohio; married to Thomas W. Lake on May 31, 1863 in Peoria County.
3. Jasper J. Brown, born 1844 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
4. Alva C. Brown, born c. 1846/47; married to Emma F. Northrup on November 6, 1880 in Peoria County: Emma may have been the daughter of James and Barbara Northrup, who are known to have had a daughter, Mary E. Northrup, who was born in 1862; Even though Emma is listed as Emma F, Northrup in the marriage record, she is buried as Emma M. Brown on the Brown family lot and recorded as being born in 1862.
5. Lucius D. Brown, born c. 1847 in Ohio
6. Emma L. Brown, born c. 1856/57 in Illinois

At the time of the 1850 Federal Census the Brown family is found in Eagle Township, Brown County, Ohio;
James P. Brown, 36, Miller, Real estate $4,500
Caroline Brown, 34
Sarah J. Brown, 14
Aurelia E. Brown, 11
Jasper J. Brown, 8
Alva C. Brown, 4
Lucius D. Brown, 2
[All members of the family b. OH]

Sometime between 1850 and 1857, the Brown family moved to Illinois, where they settled in Peoria County. At the time of the 1860 Federal Census the Brown family is found in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois;
James P. Brown, 46, Gentleman, Real estate $1,500, OH
Caroline Brown, 44, KY
Aurelia Brown, 19, OH
Jasper J. Brown, 16, OH
Alva C. Brown, 13, OH
Lucius D. Brown, 11, OH
Emma L. Brown, 3, IL

At the time of the 1880 census, the family is found in Peoria Township in Peoria County, Illinois;
James P. Brown, Head of Household, Birth c. 1814 in Ohio; Spouse's Name: Caroline Brown; Spouse's Birthplace: Kentucky; Father's Birthplace: Ohio; Mother's Birthplace: Ohio; Age: 66 years; Occupation: Huckster
Caroline Brown; wife, 64, Kentucky
Alva C. Brown; son, 33, Ohio
Eliza Otto, Servant, 37 Illinois

James P. Brown, died July 24, 1893 at age 79 yrs 8 mos 27 days
Caroline Brown, died September 24, 1880 at 64 yrs 4 mos 17 days

James P. Brown and 8 other members of the Brown Family are buried in Lot 227 in Mt. Prospect in Springdale Cemetery. Lot 227 is an odd-shaped 8-grave lot; seven of the graves are all in a row, and the 8th grave is located by itself and aligned with the grave of the infant child of AC & EF Brown in Grave 1.

The grave order is:

Grave 1 Infant of AC & EF Brown (no other info)
Grave 2 Emma Brown (interred: 1934)
Grave 3 Frances N.Brown (interred: 1888)
Grave 4 Alva C. Brown (interred: 1920)
Grave 5 Caroline Brown (interred: 1880)
Grave 6 James P. Brown (interred: 1893)
Grave 7 Eyler Carey Brown & Augusta Brown (interred 1861)
Grave 8 Bertie W. Brown (interred 1886)

by Baxter B. Fite III (Fag Contributor #47203738) and Susan Henry McIntire (FAG Contributor #47669606)


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  • Created by: One Foot In The Grave
  • Added: 8 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96701300
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augusta Brown (unknown–1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96701300, citing Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by One Foot In The Grave (contributor 47388650) .