Archie Brown

1910–1996 (Age 85)
Bradley, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Archie

When Archie Brown was born on 6 October 1910, in Bradley, Arkansas, United States, his father, John Henry Brown, was 28 and his mother, Leona Butler, was 25. He married Mary Virginia Knowles in 1935, in Bradley, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Crook Township, Drew, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 9 May 1996, in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Smyrna Cemetery, Bradley, Arkansas, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Archie Brown
Mary Virginia Knowles
Marriage: 1935

Spouse and Children

Bradley, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Leona Butler




    Arthur Brown



    Clyde Brown


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 12

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Archie Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Archie Brown, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Archie Brown, "Arkansas Marriage Index, 1933-1939"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.