John Wilbur Brown

March 1871–1953 (Age 81)
Missouri, United States

The Life of John Wilbur

John Wilbur Brown was born in March 1871, in Missouri, United States. He married Sarah Rosetta "Rosa" Dodson on 25 December 1890, in Greenwood, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Mississippi Township, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died in 1953, in Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John Wilbur Brown
1871–1953
Sarah Rosetta "Rosa" Dodson
1871–1935
Marriage: 25 December 1890
Bertie Brown
1891–
Lavada Mary Brown
1894–1991
Mary L Brown
1895–
Bonnie Brown
1898–1981
Alex Newton Brown
1900–
John W "Johnnie Jr" Brown Jr
1902–
Tina A Brown
1912–1998

Spouse and Children

    Male1871–1953Male

    Sarah Rosetta "Rosa" Dodson

    Female1871–1935Female

MARRIAGE
25 December 1890
Greenwood, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
children

(7)

    Bertie Brown

    Male1891–Male

    Female1894–1991Female

    Mary L Brown

    Female1895–Female

    Female1898–1981Female

    Alex Newton Brown

    Male1900–Male

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 12

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 33

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

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)

  • John W Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John W Brown, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • John W. Brown, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

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