Marge Lea Brown

2 January 1929–26 October 2010 (Age 81)
Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States

The Life of Marge Lea

When Marge Lea Brown was born on 2 January 1929, in Socorro, El Paso, Texas, United States, her father, William Leslie Brown, was 42 and her mother, Ruth Beatrice Pittman, was 41. She died on 26 October 2010, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

William Leslie Brown
Ruth Beatrice Pittman
Velma Iradene Brown
George Edward Brown
Maggie Lou Brown
Clifford Brown
Rose Pauline Brown
Marge Lea Brown
William Archie " Bud" Brown

Parents and Siblings

    William Leslie Brown


    Ruth Beatrice Pittman




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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 20

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 22

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

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)

  • Margie Brown in household of Leslie Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margie Brown, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Margie Brown, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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