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3. Joseph BROWN was born in 1803 in South Carolina.21 He died maybe 1863 at the age of 60.

1830 St. Francois Co MO, Pendleton Twp, p.420. Joseph Brown. 1m 20-30. 1f 20-30. He had married Keziah in 1828.

1840 Searcy Co AR. Joseph Brown was listed as the Marshall for taking the census. He apparently did not enumerate himself.

1850 Pope Co AR, p.262, Household 309. Joseph Brown, age 47, b. SC; Kiziah, age 40, b. TN. William T. age 19, b. MO. Thomas W. Age 15, Martha J. 13, Sarah F. 10, Pelina 6, and Minerva C. 1; all born in Arkansas. It would appear Joseph moved to Arkansas before 1835.

1860 Pope Co AR, North Fork Twp; p.791. Dwelling 597
Joseph Brown, age 57, Farmer, b. SC; Kisah, age 50 b. TN; Sarah F. age 20, Paulina age 15, Minerva age 12 and Eldy C. age 9. Children all born in AR.
In household 596 is:
William S. Brown, age 29, Farmer, b. MO [would seem to be the same as the William T. of 1850.], Elda age 29, b. TN, Thomas f. age 7, Mahala J. age 5, Wade H. age 11/12. Children born in AR.

1870 Pope Co AR, Allen Twp, p.320, Household 106. Keziah Brown, age 60, Keeping House, b. MO. She can't read or write. Sarah age 25, Pelina 23, Monerva 20, William M. age 12, attends school. [I cannot explain this youngest child. Perhaps a grandchild?]

1880, Martin Twp, Pope Co AR, p.57c Keziah Brown, age 70, b. TN was living with her son-in-law Riley W. Freeman, age 30 and his wife Pelina, age 32. Keziah's father was born in Virginia, her mother in Tennessee.

Joseph is said to have died in the Civil War in Missouri. Unconfirmed.

Joseph BROWN and Keziah RAGLAN were married on 18 July 1828 in St. Francois County, Missouri.19 Keziah RAGLAN22 was born in 1810 in Tennessee.21

In 1870 Kizziah Brown was a widow living in Allen Township of Pope Co AR. She is dwelling 126.
Kizziah Brown, age 60, Keeping house, b. MO, cannot read & write; Sarah age 25, Palina, age 23, Manerva age 20, and William M. age 12. Children all born in Arkansas. Manerva & William are both atteding school. William was not present in 1860; he is likely a grandchild.
Keziah is found in the 1880 Census living with daughter Pelina [Paulina?] and her husband.

Joseph BROWN and Keziah RAGLAN had the following children:

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William S. BROWN was born in 1831 in Missouri.21

Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006
From: caiman@localnet.com
Subject: William S. Brown

I took a look at your web site. I enjoyed it very much. Very nicely done! I am from the Samuel Brown line through Joseph Brown and William Brown, who married Elda Hale. You have William Brown's middle initial down as a "T." It was in fact the initial "S." It is often mistaken for several other letters including "L" and "F." It was in fact, beyond a shadow of a doubt, according to many documents I have the letter "S." I hope you correct this error. He was born 1831 as you stated, and died the Spring of 1865 in Bowie County, Texas from a fever.
Sincerely,
Terry Alice Brown Barrett

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ii.

Thomas W. BROWN was born in 1835 in Arkansas.21

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iii.

Martha J. BROWN was born in 1837 in Arkansas.21

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iv.

Sarah J. BROWN was born in 1840 in Arkansas.21

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v.

Paulina BROWN.

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vi.

Minerva C. BROWN was born in 1849 in Arkansas.21

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Elda C. BROWN was born in 1851 in Arkansas.