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100. William Thomas BROWN was born on 24 November 1864 in Grayson County, Texas.1,10 He died on 4 October 1945 at the age of 80 in Pink Hill, Grayson County, Texas.1,10

Grayson Co Marriage Records, Vol. K

1900 Census. Justice Prec 3, Grayson, TX, Hh 277 (next to parents)
William T. Brown, b. Nov 1864, age 35, married 8 years
Emma, wife, b. Jan 1876, 24, 5 children - 4 are living
Nellie, dau, b. Sep 1892, 7. Cecil, son, b. Jan 1894, 5. Vernon, son, b. Nov 1896, 3. and Iral, son, b. Aug 1898, age 1.

1910 Census. Justice Prec 3, Grayson, TX
W. T. Brown, 45, married 18 years
Emma, wife, 34, 10 children - 9 are living.
Nellie, dau 17. Cecil, son, 16. Vernon son 14. Irel, son 11. Othis, son 9. Velina, dau 7. Marvin, son, 5. Lilly, dau, 3. Coy, son, age two months.

1920 Census. Justice Prec 3, Grayson, TX, Hh 222 [next door to brother Cam]
William T. Brown, 55. Emma J., wife, 43.
Cecil, son 26. Vera J., son, 24. Irel, son 21. Otha, son 19. Velma, dau, 17. Marvin, son 15. Lillie, dau 13. Coy, son, 9. Paul, son, age 6.
Jenette Huffer, niece, 13

1930 Census. Bells, Justice Prec 3, Grayson, TX, Hh 214
William T. Brown, 65, married at age 27. Emma, wife, 54, married at 16.
Verner, son, 34. Marvin, son 25. Coy, son, 20. Paul, son 16. Lillie, dau 23. Velma, dau 27, divorced - married at 22

1940 Census. Grayson Co, TX. Bells-Sherman Road, Hh 128
Lived in the same house in 1935
William T. Brown, 75. Emma, wife, 64. Coy, son, 30.

William & Emma buried Pink Hill/Washburn Cemetery.

William Thomas BROWN and Emma J. HOGAN were married on 7 January 1892 in Grayson County, Texas.66 Emma J. HOGAN was born in January 1876 in Texas.

William Thomas BROWN and Emma J. HOGAN had the following children:

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Nellie BROWN was born in September 1892 in Grayson County, Texas.

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ii.

Cecil Earl BROWN was born on 9 January 1894 in Grayson County, Texas. He died on 28 January 1975 at the age of 81 in Plainview, Hale County, Texas.131

World War I Draft Registration. 5 Jun 1917
Cecil Earl Brown, of Bells, TX, age 23, b. 9 Jan 1894 near Bells. Farming for himself, 4 miles West of Bells. He was tall, slender with blue eyes and light hair.

1930 Census. Plainview, Hale Co, TX, Hh 360
Cecil E. Brown, 36, married at age 26, Druggist. Callie B., wife, 32, married at 22, Geography Teacher
Six roomers - all employed young adults

1940 Census. Plainview, Hale Co, TX, Hh 133
1613 W 8th St - lived in Plainview, but not the same house in 1935
Cecil E. Brown, age 46, b. TX, Pharmacist, retail drug store. Callie B., wife, 45, b. TX

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iii.

Vernon J. BROWN was born in November 1896 in Grayson County, Texas.

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Irel Edward BROWN was born on 2 September 1898 in Grayson County, Texas. He died on 4 April 1967 at the age of 68 in Bells, Grayson County, Texas.

World War I Draft Registration. 12 Sep 1918
Irel Edward Brown, of Bells, Grayson, TX, age 20, b. 2 Sep 1898. Farmer, working for his father.
He is tall, medium build with blue eyes, light hair.

1930 Census. Prec 3, Grayson, TX, Hh 124
Irel E. Brown, 31, age 24 when married. May, wife, 24, age 17 when married
Roy Lee, son, age 1

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Otha BROWN was born in 1901 in Grayson County, Texas.

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Velma BROWN was born in 1903 in Grayson County, Texas.

Velma married about 1925, but was divorced and living with her parents in 1930.
1930 Census. Justice Prec 3, Grayson, TX, Hh 214
William T. Brown, 65, married at age 27. Emma, wife, 54, married at 16.
Verner, son, 34. Marvin, son 25. Coy, son, 20. Paul, son 16. Lillie, dau 23. Velma, dau 27, divorced - married at 22

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Marvin BROWN was born in 1905 in Grayson County, Texas.

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viii.

Lilly BROWN was born in 1907 in Grayson County, Texas.

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Coy BROWN (private).

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Paul BROWN (private).