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. 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.
…… 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 U.S. Census, MS, Pike, Osyka; Page 3, Line 19; Allen M. Brown family.
  • 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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