Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

George W. BROWN

Male 1854 -


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  • Name George W. BROWN 
    Born Mar 1854  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • His 1882 marriage record indicates his birth as Jan 9 1851 in Taylor County, WVa, while age 42 in his 1897 marriage record puts in in about 1855, location not stated. But he 1900 Census states that he was born in March 1854 in Scotland, that he immigrated to the U.S. in 1880, and that he was a natuarlized American citizen.
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1880  [1
    Residence 1882  Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1897  North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1900  Harriston Twp, Walsh Co, ND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [1
    Person ID I34263  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2020 

    Family 1 Harriet Payne "Hattie" MAXWELL,   b. 12 Sep 1853, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1890  (Age 37 years)  [4
    Married 23 May 1882  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Marriage Record Detail... View the record image. (1440 Kb) http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcdetail.aspx?Id=11790287
      Date: 23 May 1882
      Place: Doddridge, West Virginia
      Bride Groom
      Name: Harriet P. Maxwell George W. Brown
      Birth Date:
      Birth Place: Doddridge Co., Virginia Taylor Co., Virginia
      Age at Marriage: 28y 31y
      Marital Status
      Prior to Marriage: Single
      Mother:
      Father:
    • at the Residence of Hon. Frank Maxwell
    Documents
    34263_GeorgeWBrown_HarrietPMaxwell_MarriageRecord_23May1882.jpg
    34263_GeorgeWBrown_HarrietPMaxwell_MarriageRecord_23May1882.jpg
    Family ID F13449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Lelia "Mattie" DAVIS,   b. 9 Feb 1865, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1910  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 25 May 1897  Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • 1900 Census, Walsh County, North Dakota (Harriston Twp), enumerated on Jun 4 1900 in Mink Village:
      George Brown, 46, b. Mar 1854 in Scotland (both parents b. Scotland), immigrated in 1880, naturalized citizen, farmer, married 3 yrs; wife Mattie L, 35, b. Feb 1865 in WVa, married 3 yrs, no children; son Chester, 13, b. Aug 1886 in N.Dak; son Grant, 9, b. Mar 1891 in N.Dak; son Harvey, 7, b. May 1893 in N.Dak; boarder Lillian Davis, 25, b. Mar 1875 inWVa, single, public school teacher; boarder Ila B. Davis, 21, b. Jun 1878 in WVa, single, public school teacher.
    Documents
    34263_GeorgeWBrown_MattieLeliaDavis_MarriageRecord_25May1897.jpg
    34263_GeorgeWBrown_MattieLeliaDavis_MarriageRecord_25May1897.jpg
    Family ID F19886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1897 - Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Harriston Twp, Walsh Co, ND Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    34263_GeorgeWDavis_MattieLeliaDavis_MarriageRecord_25May1897.jpg
    34263_GeorgeWDavis_MattieLeliaDavis_MarriageRecord_25May1897.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S1662] 1900 Census.

    2. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11790287&Type=Marriage.

    3. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    4. [S293] History of Ritchie County, Minnie Kendall Lowther, (1911, reprinted 1999, McClain Printing Co, Parsons WV, http://McClainPrinting.com), p. 601.

    5. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV, MR p. 71.
      Identified as George W. Brown, widowed, 42, b. in (blank), resident of North Dakota, son of (blank) Brown; and Mattie Lelia Davis, 31, b. Doddridge Co, res. Harrison Co, dau of H. B. & E. V. Davis. Married May 25 1897 in Clarksburg.