Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Family: John R. "Wright" BROWN / Elizabeth Jane SUMMERS (F53617)  [1

m. Apr 1848


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  • Father | Male
    John R. "Wright" BROWN

    Born  4 Jun 1824  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Feb 1907   
    Buried    Perkins Cemetery, Perkins, Payne Co, OK Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  Apr 1848  [2]  Harrison Co, (W)VA  [2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father   
    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Jane SUMMERS

    Born  25 Jun 1824  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 May 1872  Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Peter SUMMERS | F53857 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eliza ___ | F53857 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Thomas Floyd BROWN

    Born  1853  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1938   
    Buried    Perkins Cemetery, Perkins, Payne Co, OK Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Lizzie Ellen SOUTHWORTH | F53616 
    Married  12 Sep 1880  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Edith Florence BROWN

    Born  30 Aug 1860  Sycamore, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Charles HARTERT | F53859 
    Married  CA 1884   

    Child 3 | Female
    Simoda B. "Maude" BROWN

    Born  Jan 1866  West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  William F. MCMANNIS | F53858 
    Married  24 Dec 1887  Chase Co, KS Find all individuals with events at this location


  • Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Harrison Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Aug 22 1850:
      John Brown, 24, farmer, value of real estae $100; Elizabeth, 22; Sarah, 1. All born in Virginia.

      1860 Census, Harrison Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumeration date not given:
      John R. Brown, 35, farm laborer, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $30; Elizabeth, 36; Thomas F, 7; Ededy F. (female), 2 months. All born in Virginia.

      1870 Census, Harrison Co, WV (Union Twp, West Milfor Post Office), enumerated in Sep 1870:
      John R. Brown, 45, farmer, value of real estate $300, value of personal estate $150; Elisabeth, 45; Floid, 17; E. (male) [sic], 11; Simoda, 4. All born in Virginia.

      Doddridge County death records clearly show that Elizabeth Brown, wife of Wright Brown and daughter of Peter & Eliza Summers, died in Harrison County on May 25 1872 at age 47y 11m. A headstone for her at Sycamore Creek Church Cemetery in West Milford reflects essentially the same information. However, for reasons unknown, she was listed as a member of the family's household in the 1880 Census.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 12 1880:
      Wright Brown, 55, farmer; wife Eliz, 55; son T. F., 26, married [sic]; dau E. F., 19, single; dau S. B., 12. All born in Virginia.
      NOTE: Son Thomas F. Brown's marital status was single when he married three months later.

  • Sources 
    1. [S114] Marriage record.

    2. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=22682&Type=Marriage.