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134. Lemuel Green BROWN153 was born on 3 March 1855 in Missouri.79,85,90,153,154 He died on 19 February 1923 at the age of 67.85,153

The children are not in exact order. Claude has been mentioned as "youngest boy". Someone has also mentioned a child named Ida that died in infancy and there is a baby of that name buried Chitwood Cemetery.

1900 Census. Living near his mother, Richwood Twp, McDonald Co MO, Hh 148
Lemuel G. Brown, b. Mar 1853, age 45, married 24 years
Isabelle, b. Dec 1859, age 40, 9 children 8 living.
James A., b. Jun 1885, age 14
Calvin, b. Dec 1887, age 12
Mary, b. Jan 1891, age 9
Claud, b. Jul 1893, age 7
Moranda, b. May 1899, age 1

1910 McDonald Co Census, Richwood Twp, p.150b, Dwelling 175. Lemuel G. Brown, age 55, married 34 years. Born MO, father b. KY, mother b. IL. Wife Isbel age 50. 9 children, 8 living. She was born MO, her father b. TN, her mother b. MO. Children at home: Mary 18, Claude 15, Miranda 10. Rebekah Brown, Mother, age 87 and widowed; 15 children, 4 living; born in Illinois.

1920 Census. Franklin Twp, Newton Co, MO, Hh 56
Lemuel G. Brown, age 64, b. MO, father b. Kentucky, mother b. IL
Isabel, wife, age 60, b. MO, father b. TN, mother b. Missouri
Marinda, Daughter, age 20, b. MO

Death date of Lemuel Green was from his Bible also in possession of Claude Brown in 1953. Buried Chitwood Cemetery, Barry Co, MO.

Lemuel Green BROWN and Isabel B. LOVE were married on 3 June 1876.85,153 Isabel B. LOVE was born on 20 December 1859 in Missouri.85,90,154 She died on 3 March 1940 at the age of 80 in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.85

Missouri Death Certificate #11355.
Issabelle Brown died Joplin, Galena Twp, Jasper Co, MO. She lived at 1121 W. 9th St. and was widowed. Husband was L. G. Brown. She was born 20 Dec 1859, died 3 Mar 1940 from senility and pneumonia, age 80 years, 2 months, 14 days. She was born in McDonald County; her father was John Love, born Kentucky; her mother Mary Rosbury, born in Missouri. John Brown of the same address was the informant. Isabel was buried Chitwood Cemetery

Lemuel Green BROWN and Isabel B. LOVE had the following children:

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Rebecca Jane BROWN was born about 1878.90,153

Jane & Harvey were the only two children born by the 1880 Census. I believe she was later called "Gentie" and is the daughter who married Andrew W. Davidson.

1900 Census. Richwood Twp, McDonald Co MO, Hh 135. Living next door to Andrew's father, Thomas Davidson.
Andrew W. Davidson, age 30, b. Jan 1870, married 8 years
Rebecca J., b. Aug 1877, age 22.

1910. Richwood, McDonald, MO, Hh 153
Andrew W. Davidson, age 42, married 17 years, b. MO, father b. TN, mother b. MO
Rebeka J., wife, 31, b. MO parents b. MO

1920. Wheaton, Barry Co, MO, Hh 87
Andrew W. Davidson, age 51. No employment.
Rebecca J., wife, 42.

1930. Goodman, Erie Twp, McDonald, MO, Hh 59
Andrew Davidson, Renting at $5 per mo, age 62, married at age 25. Miller, Feed Mill
Rebecca, wife, age 52, married at age 15

1940. Wheaton, Barry Co MO, Hh 105
Andrew W. Davidson, age 72, 5 years ago they were living at Pineville in McDonald Co. No employment listed.
Rebecca J., wife, age 63

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Harvey Amos BROWN12,89 was born on 11 October 1879 in McDonald County, Missouri.89,90 He died on 17 February 1946 at the age of 66 in Vernon County, Missouri.

He is given as age 7 months in 1880; born in 1879. His middle initial appeared to be an "E" but I believe his middle name was Amos.

In 1900, Harvey and his new wife Bertha, age 18, were living with his grandmother, Rebecca.
The marriage records is Amos Brown to Bertha Davidson, 26 Nov 1899, in Barry Co, MO.

1920 Census. Harvey was a traveling salesman, medicines, wife Bertha was a telephone operator with Bell Telephone. He was age 40, Bertha A., age 36. Children: Sylvia C., age 17 and Helen L. age 7.

Missouri Death Certificate 8292.
Harvey A. Brown died in Vernon Co, MO, at the State Hospital after a stay of 10 days. Cause of death: cerebral arteriosclerosis and senility. His home was in Greenfield, Dade County, MO. His wife Bertha A. Brown was still living. He died 17 Feb 1946. Harvey was born 11 Oct 1879 in Monett, MO, and was 66 years, 4 months, and 6 days at death. His occupation had been that of chiropractor. Father was Green Brown, mother was Isabel Love - both born in Missouri. He was to be buried at Rocky Comfort, MO.

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James Albert BROWN153 was born on 22 June 1885 in McDonald County, Missouri.154 He died on 10 May 1946 at the age of 60 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Marriage License found in Missouri Marriage database at Ancestry.com.
James Albert Brown of Rocky Comfort, McDonald Co over the age of 21 and Clara Williams of Bethpage, McDonald Co over the age of 18, were married on the 8th of March 1908 by the Minister of the Missionary Baptist Church, Dea. D. C. Maness, at his residence.

1910 Census. Joplin Ward 5, Jasper Co MO, Hh 244
Albert J. Brown, age 24, married for two years, occupation listed as Huxter, in the City
[I believe he was a "huckster" or street vender]
Clara B. Brown 21, one child
Ralph J. age 1 year, 2 months, b. Colorado

WW I Draft Card for James Albert Brown
Rt. 5, Neosho, Newton Co, MO
Age 33, born June 22, 1885
Farmer, employed by J. H. Phillips
Nearest relative: Clara B. Brown, (wife)
Tall, Medium Build, Blue eyes, light brown hair
Not dated

1920 Census. Goodman, McDonald Co MO, Hh 32
James A. Brown, age 33, Clerk, hdw store
Clara B., age 31, wife, school teacher
Ralph J., 10, son. Lorene B., age 9, dau.

Found in Arkansas marriages at FamilySearch.org:
J. A. Brown of Decatur, Benton Co AR, aged 44, married Mrs. Maude Smythe of Cincinnati, Washington Co, AR, age 38, 29 Aug 1929, Marriage was in Washington Co.

1930 Census. Decatur, Benton Co, AR, Hh 54
James A. Brown, age 44, Proprietor, Variety Store, b. MO
Maude M., age 40, Clerk, Variety Store, b. AR
Eugene Smythe, age 17, b. AR, his parents born AR [I assume this is a stepson]

WW II Draft Registration
James Albert Brown lived at Rt. 2, Gentry, Benton Co, AR
He was 56, born 22 Jun 1885, McDonald Co, MO
Person who will always know his address is Maud Brown.
He was a farmer.

Listed in the Arkansas Death Index:
James Alb. Borwn, age 60, died 10 May 1946, Benton Co AR.

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Calvin BROWN153 was born in December 1887 in McDonald County, Missouri.154

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Mary BROWN153 was born in January 1891 in McDonald County, Missouri.154

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Claude BROWN12,153 was born in July 1895 in McDonald County, Missouri.154

Married a Cullers. Lived in Fairview, MO. The family Bible of Rebecca P. Brown was once in his possession. Either his birth year is wrong or the headstone of his sister Ida is in error.
Named as youngest son by Paul Barker. Lived in Fairview, MO.

The 1920 Census has Claude as Claud H., age 26, [so probably born 1894 instead of 1895] b. MO as were both his parents. Wife Annie age 31 also B. MO. Hubert W. age 5 & Noah G. age 3 years 1 month were their sons.

1930 Census. Rocky Comfort, Richmond Twp, McDonald Co, MO, ED 60-18; Sheet 3B; Hh 76: Claud Brown, age 35, b. MO, Farmer. Annie, wife age 35, b. MO. Hubert, son, age 15.
Noah, son, age 13.

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Ida BROWN was born in 1895 in McDonald County, Missouri.155 She died in 1896 at the age of 1 in McDonald County, Missouri.155

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Miranda BROWN153 was born in May 1899 in McDonald County, Missouri.154

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John Murphy BROWN153 was born (date unknown).

Married a Shoemake.

When Isabel Love Brown died in 1940 in Joplin, MO, John Brown was the informant. I have not otherwise been able to prove this son.