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Ammi A. BROWN

Ammi A. BROWN

Male 1837 - Bef 1920  (82 years)

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  • Name Ammi A. BROWN 
    Born 1 Aug 1837  Otsego Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Comstock, Kalamazoo Co, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  Galesburg, Kalamazoo Co, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military From 26 Aug 1861 to 22 Oct 1864  [3
    Quartermaster Sgt, Co I, 2nd Mich Cav, Civil War 
    Census 1880, 1900  Olathe, Johnson Co, KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1900  [4
    plumber 
    Census 1910  Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef Jan 1920  Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • "A. A. BROWN, of Brown & Thompson, hardware merchants. Was born in Otsego County, N. Y., in 1840, and reared in Kalamazoo, Mich., where he studied the profession of dentistry. In May, 1861, he enlisted in the Second Michigan Infantry, serving three months; and on the 12th of August following re-enlisted in Company I, Second Michigan Cavalry; was almost immediately promoted to Quartermaster's Sergeant, and during the last year of the war acted as Quartermaster at Franklin Post, Tenn., and was mustered out of the service in September, 1865. He came to Kansas in January, 1866, locating at Topeka. Was for a year employed as baggagemaster on the K. P.R. R., after which he was employed as a clerk in hardware for some eight years, and during that period he learned the trade of gas and steam fitter. He was also for eight years a member of the Topeka Cornet Band, and for two years had charge of the fire department building at Topeka. Was then for three years engineer at the State Insane Asylum, and for three years engineer at the State Deaf and Dumb Asylum. He came to Olathe January 1, 1882, and in company with O. D. Dickey purchased the hardware stock of W. B. Walker. They conducted the business together until April 13, 1882, when Mr. Dickey sold out his interest to G. S. Thompson. Mr. Brown was married at Topeka, Kan., in 1875, to Lila Little. They have one son--Clarence W."
      [William G. Cutler's "History of the State of Kansas," 1883, http://www.kancoll.org/books/cutler/johnson/johnson-co-p5.html ]
    Person ID I90633  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2013 

    Father Joseph Williams BROWN,   b. 7 Jan 1804, Brooklyn, Windham Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1850, Sacramento, Sacramento Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Sarah P. ___,   b. CA 1810, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1880, Comstock, Kalamazoo Co, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1830  New Lisbon, Otsego Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lila M. LITTLE,   b. 3 Jan 1856, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1944, Los Angeles Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married CA 1875  [6
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Johnson Co, Kansas (city of Olathe), enumerated on Jun 14 1880 at Hayes Addition:
      Ammi A. Brown, 39, b. Mich (both parents b. NY), gas fitter & engineer; wife Lila, 24, b. Pa. (both parents b. NY); son Clarence W. 1 month (b. May), b. Kansas.

      1900 Census, Johnson Co, Kansas (city of Olathe), enumerated on Jun 5/6 1900:
      Ammi A. Brown, 62, b. Aug 1837 in NY (both parents b. Massachusetts), plumber water, married 25 yrs; wife Lila M, 42, b. Jan 1858 in Pa (both parents b. NY), mother of 2 children (1 still living); mother-in-law Jane C. Little, 84, b. Jul 1816 in NY (father b. NY, mother b. Vermont), widowed, mother of 6 children.

      1910 Census, Los Angeles, California, enumerated on Apr 20 1910 at 4313 Angeles Street:
      Annice (?) A. Brown, 72, b. NY (both parents b. Massachusetts), no occupation, married 35 yrs; wife Lila M, 54, b. Pa (father b. Pa, mother b. NY), mother of 2 children (1 still living); son William C, 29, b. Kansas, single, foreman (P.O. superintendent).

      1920 Census, Los Angeles, California, enumerated on Jan 16 1920 at 4433 Clayton Ave:
      William C. Brown, 39, b. Kansas; wife Florence E, 36, b. Mich; dau Lila M. 7 (?), b. Calif; dau Claire L, 6, b. Calif; son William D, 1 yr 10 mo; mother Lila M, 64, b. Pa, widowed.

      1930 Census, Los Angeles, California, enumerated on Apr 4 1930 at 4433 Clayton St:
      William C. Brown, 49, b. Kansas, widowed, garage superintendent with Federal Govt; mother Lila Brown, 74, b. Pa; dau Lila M, 18; dau Claire L, 16; son William D, 12; dau Edna Patsy, 8; servant Elizabeth C. Cator, 49, b. District of Columbia, single.

      1940 Census, Los Angeles, California, enumerated on Apr 13 1940 at 4433 Clayton Ave:
      Wm. Clarence Brown, 59, b. Kansas, widowed, superintendent of motor vehicles for Federal Govt; son Wm. L, 22, single, watchman at State Exp Building; dau Patricia E, 18; mother Lila Brown, 84, b. Pa., widowed.
    Children 
    +1. William Clarence BROWN,   b. 14 May 1880, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1959, Los Angeles Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Family ID F38949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Galesburg, Kalamazoo Co, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880, 1900 - Olathe, Johnson Co, KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Los Angeles, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef Jan 1920 - Los Angeles, CA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S184] 1850 Census.

    2. [S87] Death record.

    3. [S2619] U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    4. [S1662] 1900 Census.

    5. [S1907] One World Tree, (www.ancestry.com).

    6. [S1813] 1910 Census.