Allen M Brown 1836 – 1870

The Allen Moses Brown Family

Allen Moses Brown, son of Edward S. Brown and Mary Polly Spurlock, born 26 January 1836 in Mississippi. Allen was the oldest of 5 children. His siblings were: Mary Magdelene, Martha M., Adeline V. and James Pascal Brown. They were all born in Amite, MS.
He married Emmaline Smith. By 1860 Allen’s father had died. Allen & his wife lived with Allen’s mother, Mary. Both Mary & Allen were planters on their farm in Liberty, Amite, MS. By 1870 Allen Moses Brown had moved to Pike County, Mississippi. He was a farmer whose real estate was valued at $350. Their three children were living at home: Mary E. Brown, eight years old; Jasper Pascal Brown, six years old; and Alvira E. Brown, two years old.[i] The 1870 census is the last record of Allen. By 1880 he was not with the family. His death must have happened between those census reports.[i] 1870 U.S. Census, MS, Pike, Osyka; Page 3, Line 19; Allen M. Brown family.

…… 1 Allen Moses Brown b: 26 Jan 1836 Liberty, Amite, MS, d: Aft. 1870
….. + Emmaline Smith b: 13 Sept 1831 Pike, MS, m: 28 April 1858, d: 3 Aug 1920 Pike, MS
……….. 2 Mary E. Brown b: 13 August 1861
……….. 2 Jasper Pascal Brown b: 15 May 1865 Pike, MS, d: 8 June 1950 McComb, Pike, MS
……….. + Rose Ella Brumfield b: 18 July 1867 MS, m: 21 Dec 1887 Pike, MS, d: 02 Oct 1948 MS
……….. 2 Alvira E. Brown b: 05 Aug 1868
Selected Sources:
  • 1850 US Census, Amite, MS
  • 1860 US Census, Amite, MS
  • 1870 US Census, Pike Co, MS
  • 1880 US Census, Pike Co, MS
  • Conerly, Luke Ward. Resource Records of Pike / Walthall Counties Mississippi, 1798 – 1910. Reprint. Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1989.
  • Certificate of Death; 1950; Mississippi State Dept. of Health, Vital Records; 9908. Jasper P. Brown, died 8 June 1950 in Pike Co., Mississippi.
  • Interviews with family members, family trees, groups sheets and other information from family members.

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