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157. John Reed BROWN59,112 was born on 19 September 1845 in Missouri.24,61,64,69 He died on 19 December 1889 at the age of 44 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.24,69

McDonald Co Marriage Book A: BURGER,Margaret to BROWN,John R., Aug 23, 1875, A.L. Kersey, JP

Listed in the MO State Census of 1876 with Margaret and two little girls, likely daughters of the first wife. John has 2 horses, 3 cows, 5 sheep, and 21 hogs. He produced 48 bushels of wheat and 35 bushels of corn.

1880 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 264
John R. Brown, 34, Farmer, b. MO, father b. KY, mother b. IL
Margaret E., 21, wife, b. MO, no birthplaces for parents
Cora C., 8, dau
Frances O., 6, dau
James R., 2, son
Willima M., age 10 months, b. August, son

Deed Book G of McDonald Co - toward the end of the book are several deeds proved by John R. Brown, Justice of the Peace. Dated 1879.

Buried in the Chitwood Cemetery

John Reed BROWN and Sarah P. F. DABBS were married on 13 August 1871 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.24,25 Sarah P. F. DABBS died before 1875.69

John Reed BROWN and Sarah P. F. DABBS had the following children:



Cora Columbia BROWN.



Frances Olive BROWN.

John Reed BROWN and Margaret Elizabeth BURGER were married on 23 August 1875 in McDonald County, Missouri.113 Margaret Elizabeth BURGER, daughter of Jacob Mitchell BURGER and Rufenda Q. HILL, was born on 17 January 1857.61,69,114 She died on 18 January 1934 at the age of 77.69

1900 Census had Jan 1858 and gave her age as 42.
Richwood Twp, McDonald Co, MO, Hh 155
Margaret E. Brown, b. Jan 1858, age 42, widowed, 5 children, b. MO, parents, b. TN, Farmer
William M., son, b. Aug 1879, 20
Otis, son, b. Jul 1881, 18
Rosetta, dau, b. May 1884, 16
Rina, dau, b. Oct 1886, age 3

John Reed BROWN and Margaret Elizabeth BURGER had the following children:



James Bert BROWN.



William Murphy BROWN115 was born on 4 August 1879 in Rocky Comfort, McDonald County, Missouri.61,69,114 He died in October 1918 at the age of 39 in Grove, Oklahoma.69

Birth given as Aug 1879 in 1900 Census, age 20. 1880 Census listed him as 10 months. Comstock book said 1880, but that appears to be an error.

Married Dora May Lim on 5 Oct 1905 at Pineville MO courthouse by minister Zack Baker.



Luna Otis "Ott" BROWN.



Rosetta Pearl BROWN.



Rina BROWN69 was born in October 1886 in McDonald County, Missouri.69,114

Married George Brocow. Buried at Macedonia Cemetery.