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9. Ezekiel "Zeke" W. BROWN was born in 1821 in Kentucky.50 He died in September 1879 at the age of 58 in Searcy County, Arkansas.51

The 1850 census given Ezekiel as born 1822. The 1860 census indicated he was born in 1821, but the 1870 census said he was 50 that year, or born 1820. The Mortality Schedule of 1880 stated that he was 59 in Sep of 1879 when he died, or born 1821. The censuses all say he was born in Kentucky - the mortality schedule says Arkansas.


According to Paul Barker this family in Newton Co MO in 1850, Conway Co AR in 1860, Independence Co AR, 1870. Widow Mary in Searcy Co AR in 1880.
1850 Census: Benton Twp, Newton Co MO; Household 358. Next door to his brother Murphy. Ezekiel W. age 28 b. KY; Mary E. age 26 b. KY; Ninian 8 & Thomas 6, both born in AR

1860 Census: Benton Twp, Conway Co AR, p.548, Household 737. Ezekiel W. Brown age 39 b. KY; Mary E. age 37 b. KY; N. E. age 18 b. AR & Cassa L. age 17 (married in the year); Tom M. age 16; Martha B. age 9 - all young folks born in AR.

1870 Census: Jefferson Twp, Independence Co AR, p.120, Household 110. Ezekiel Brown age 50, b. KY; Mary E. age 47 b. KY; William E. age 6, b. AR. Robert L. Cargill age 13 and Mary A. Cargill age 11 also live with the Browns.

1880 Mortality Schedule, U.S. Census.
St. Joe, Searcy Co, AR
E. W. Brown, age 59, white male, married, b. in Arkansas - no place of birth given for parents. Farmer. Died in September, 1879 of epilepsy. Harris was the attending physician.

1880 Census, Calf Creek Twp, Searcy Co AR; p.486. Mary E. Brown age 52 b. KY & both her parents born in KY; William E., age 15, b. AR. Thomas M. Brown is on the following page with his family.

Ezekiel "Zeke" W. BROWN and Mary E. [BROWN] were married about 1840. Mary E. [BROWN] was born in 1824 in Kentucky.50

Mary was living only a couple of houses from Thomas M. Brown in 1880 in Searcy Co AR. William still living at home.

Ezekiel "Zeke" W. BROWN and Mary E. [BROWN] had the following children:

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i.

Nineon E. BROWN10 was born in 1842 in Arkansas.50

In 1860 Nineon is living at home with his parents and new bride Cassa L. age 17. States she has married in the year. Not found after that year.

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ii.

Thomas Murphy BROWN.

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iii.

Martha B. BROWN10 was born in 1851 in Arkansas.10

Married William M. Jourdan on 31 Dec 1868 in Independence Co AR; Book C, p.351

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iv.

William Ezekiel BROWN.