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22. John Wesley BROWN64 was born in 1829 in Missouri.23

Served in the 2nd AR Cavalry along with Nathan Sanders who married his sister Keziah.

John Wesley BROWN and Eliza Jane VAUGHAN were married.25 Eliza Jane VAUGHAN was born in 1829.65

John Wesley BROWN and Eliza Jane VAUGHAN had the following children:

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i.

Mary F. BROWN was born in 1848 in Arkansas.65

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ii.

Amanda Melvina BROWN was born in April 1850 in Arkansas.65 Amanda & Elizabeth, twins, age 2/12 in 1850 Census. Larry Brown gave their births as in September, but their ages should have been calculated as of June 1, 1850. Whether or not the enumerator followed his directions is another matter altogether.

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iii.

Elizabeth Melcina BROWN was born in April 1850 in Arkansas.65

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iv.

Elisha C. BROWN was born in 1852.25 Elisha & James were the 2nd set of twins in this family.

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v.

James W. BROWN was born in 1852 in Arkansas.25

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vi.

Nancy Jane BROWN was born in 1854.25

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vii.

Louisa C. BROWN was born in 1858.25

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viii.

Margaret BROWN was born in 1861.25,66 Gave her age as 17 in 1880, or born 1863.

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William N. BROWN was born in 1866 in Arkansas.25,66

John Wesley BROWN and Melissa Elizabeth VAUGHAN were married on 28 January 1877 in Pope County, Arkansas. Melissa Elizabeth VAUGHAN66 was born on 13 October 1835 in Missouri.25 She died on 17 May 1906 at the age of 70 in Oklahoma.25 Apparently, this Elizabeth had been married to a man named Brown before she married John Wesley; she had a daughter Sarah E. Brown, age 13 living eith her in 1880.

John Wesley BROWN and Melissa Elizabeth VAUGHAN had the following children:

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i.

Paulina BROWN was born in 1878.66 She died in 1914 at the age of 36.25