Samantha Azlee Altom

1881–1958 (Age 77)
East End, Saline, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Samantha Azlee

When Samantha Azlee Altom was born on 16 June 1881, her father, William M. Altom, was 29 and her mother, Mary Jane Morgan, was 32. She married Joseph Edgar Brown Sr on 1 December 1896, in Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Relief Township, Independence, Arkansas, United States in 1910 and Banner Township, Saline, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 28 December 1958, at the age of 77, and was buried in East End, Saline, Arkansas, United States.

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Samantha Azlee Altom
Joseph Edgar Brown Sr
Marriage: 1 December 1896
Mary Azlee Brown
Courtley Edward Brown
Ora Lee Brown
Bertha Ellen Brown
Daisy Luevenia Brown
Ollie Burton Brown Sr
Bee Bell Brown
Eva Linda Brown
Earnestine Brown
Maggie Mae Brown
Irma Eddie Brown
Elouise Vivian Brown
Elcer Rennold Brown
John Henry Brown
Joseph Edgar Brown Jr

Spouse & Children

1 December 1896
Independence, Arkansas, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • William M. Altom


  • Mary Jane Morgan




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 2

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.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 21

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Probably one of several variants of English Halton or Alton , but it could also be an altered form of English Altham, which is a habitational name from Altham in Whalley, Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘river meadow (hamm) of the swans (elfitu)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Azlee S Brown in household of J Edward Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Azilee Brown in household of James E Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Samantha A Brown in household of Joseph E Brown, "United States Census, 1930"

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