Emma Ida Brown

3 March 1852–8 August 1928 (Age 76)
Franklin, Heard, Georgia, United States

The Life of Emma Ida

When Emma Ida Brown was born on 3 March 1852, in Franklin, Heard, Georgia, United States, her father, Samuel Thomas Brown, was 32 and her mother, Mary Angeline Stewart, was 31. She married William Henderson Garrett on 19 December 1871. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Saline Township, Saline, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Haskell, Saline, Arkansas, United States in 1920. She died on 8 August 1928, in Saline, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Graham Cemetery, Benton, Saline, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henderson Garrett
Emma Ida Brown
Marriage: 19 December 1871
James Joseph Garrett
Alonzo Lee Garrett
Benjamin Alfred Garrett
Mary Malinda Garrett
Robert Leonard Garrett
Ada Roberta Garrett
Ida Bell Garrett
William Allen Garrett
Walter Buford Garrett

Spouse and Children

19 December 1871


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World Events (8)


Age 9

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 9

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Brown in household of Samuel T Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emma Garrett in household of William H Garrett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Emma J Garrett in household of William H Garrett, "United States Census, 1900"

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