The Edward S. Brown Family
Edward Stewart Brown was born 26 July 1806 in Liberty County, Georgia. He was the son of Moses Brown and Sarah (Robertson) Brown and the grandson of Edward and Jemimiah Brown. By the time he was six years old his father had moved the family from Georgia, through the Creek Nation’s Territory to Marion County, Mississippi. About 1835 Edward married Mary Polly Spurlock who was born 1 January 1800 in Oglethorpe, Georgia. Together they lived in Amite County, Mississippi. There are records of several land transactions involving Edward S Brown in Amite, MS. Edward S. Brown died 7 May 1856 in Mississippi. In 1860 his widow, Mary was still in Amite County. Both her sons were with her.
….. 1 Edward S. Brown b: 26 July 1806 Liberty, Georgia, d: 07 May 1856 MS
….. + Mary Polly Spurlock b: 01 Jan 1800 Georgia, d: 12 Jan 1888 Pike, MS
……….. 2 Allen Moses Brown b: 26 Jan 1836 Liberty, Amite, MS, d: Aft. 1870
……….. + Emmaline Smith b: 13 Sept 1831 MS, m: 28 April 1858, d: 03 Aug 1920 Pike, MS
……….. 2 Mary Magdelene Brown b: 15 Dec 1836 Liberty, Amite, MS, d: Unknown
……….. 2 Martha M. Brown b: 15 Dec 1836 Liberty, Amite, MS, d: Unknown
……….. 2 Adeline V. Brown b: 1840 Liberty, Amite, MS, d: Unknown
……….. 2 James P. Brown b: 1844 Liberty, Amite, MS, d: 1862 LA
- 1850 US Census, Amite, MS
- Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Amite County, Mississippi. Deluxe. Norman, Oklahoma: Arphax Publishing Co., 2006.
- Criminger, Adrianne Fortenberry. The Fortenberry Families of Southern Mississippi with Early Records Concerning the Faulkenberry/Fortenberry Families of the South. Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1984.
- Interviews with family members, family trees, groups sheets and other information from family members.
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