Jasper P. Brown 1865 – 1950

Jasper Pascal Brown was born 15 May 1865 in Pike County, Mississippi. He was the son of Allen Moses Brown & Emmaline (Smith) Brown. In 1870 the Allen Brown family was in Osyka, Pike, MS. Allen, 28, was a farmer. Emmaline kept house. Three children were at home.

On 21 December 1887, in Pike County, Mississippi, he married Rose Ella (Brumfield) Brown. They had nine children.

In 1900 Jasper and Rose were in Pike, MS. Rose was the mother of 6 children, all living. 1910 shows Jasper a farmer on his own farm and Rose as the mother of 9 children. In 1920 Jasper was still farming in Pike, MS. Sons, Hubert & Roy were helping on the farm. Sometime between 1920 & 1930 Jasper & Rose moved to William Road in Washington Parish, LA. In 1930 Jasper was 64 & Rose was 63. Two grandchildren were with them: Bernarr [son of Thelma Lady Brown] & Joseph [possibly the son of Junius]. Their son, Junius, lived next door. In 1940 they were back in Pike, MS. Jasper was still farming. Bernarr was still with his grandparent.

Jasper Pascal Brown died 8 June 1950, when he was 85 years old. He died at his home in Pike County, Mississippi home from Bronchial Pneumonia. He is buried in Silver Creek Cemetery. Jasper’s wife and sons Roy Jesse Brown and Hubert Allen Brown are also buried there.

Progress Community was saddened last week by the death of one of it’s oldest residents, J. P. (Jap) Brown. Funeral services were held at the home of a son, June Brown. Burial was in the Silver Creek Cemetery Saturday morning.

….. 1 Jasper Pascal Brown b: 15 May 1865 in Pike, MS, d: 8 June 1950 McComb, Pike, MS
….. + Rose Ella Brumfield b: 18 July 1867 in MS, m: 21 Dec 1887 in Pike, MS, d: 02 Oct 1948 in Magnolia, Pike, MS
……….. 2 Lucy Viola Brown b: 16 October 1888 in MS, d: 23 March 1942
……….. + Tate E Fortenberry b: 14 Jan 1885 in MS, m: 17 Dec 1908 in Pike, MS
……….. 2 Ina Lucille Brown b: 29 Dec 1890 in MS, d: 25 July 1972
……….. + Dewitt W Alford b: 29 Oct 1874  LA, m: 8 Dec 1910  LA, d: 24 May 1942
……….. 2 Junius Earl Brown b: 12 May 1892 in MS, d: Jan 1956
……….. + Armetha Brown
……….. 2 Hubert A Brown b: 01 Oct 1894  MS, d: 25 Nov 1971 Hinds, MS
……….. + Freddie Smith b: 19 Nov 1899, m: 10 Jan 1920 MS, d: 21 April 1988 MS
……….. 2 Mavis Marie Brown b: 18 Aug 1897 in MS d: 28 June 1928 in MS
……….. + Denny H. Smith b: 3 March 1892 Walthall, MS d: 18 March 1966 MS
……….. 2 Lyda Mearl Brown b: 24 Dec 1900 in Pike, MS, d: 06 Dec 1979 in MS
……….. + Arlie Pierce b: 27 Jan 1898 in Walthall, MS, d: 1993
……….. 2 Roy Jesse Brown b: 8 March 1902 Pike, MS, d: 12 May 1956 Pike, MS
……….. + Ivy Regina Mark b: 8 June 1908 Medina, OH m: 2 Aug 1927  Medina, Ohio, d: 18 Sept 2003 Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY
……….. 2 Mildred Olga Brown b: 23 June 1904 in MS
……….. + James Alton Ball b: 22 March 1902Washington, LA, m: 24 Dec 1921 LA
……….. 2 Thelma Lady Brown b: 27 Feb 1908 in MS, d: 15 Nov 1979

Selected Sources:

  • Abstract History of the Fortinberry Family. by G. K. Fortinberry, 1942.  Family History Center Microfilm #1036152.  Page 39
  • 1860 US Census, Amite, MS Mary Brown & family
  • 1870 US Census, Pike Co, MS Allen M Brown family
  • 1880 US Census, Pike Co, MS Emmeline Brown family
  • 1900 US Census, Beat 1, Pike Co., MS.   Roll T623  825  Page 14B, ED104. Jasper P. Brown.
  • 1910 U.S. Census, Pike Co., MS; 1910; ED95, Sheet 11; Line 15; Federal Archives, Pittsfield, Mass., T1269 Roll 13 (Soundex) T624 Roll 756 (Report); NOTES: Jasper Brown & family in Pike county.
  • 1920 U.S. Census, Pike Co., MS; 1920; Vol 48, ED 99, Sheet 6; Line 61; National Archives, Pittsfield, Mass., M1570 Roll 14 (Soundex) T625 Roll 891 (Report). Jap P. Brown.
  • 1930 US Census.  Washington Co, LA.  Willaims Rd.  Jasper P. Brown
  • 1940 US census, Pike, MS. Jap P Brown on Walker Bridge Rd.
  • Certificate of Death; 1950; Mississippi State Dept. of Health,
    Vital Records; 9908;  Jasper P. Brown, died 8 June 1950 in Pike Co., Mississippi.
  • Haymon, Serena Abbess. Pike County, Mississippi School Census, 1900.
  • Haymon, Serena Abbess. Pike County, Mississippi School Census, 1912.
  • Haymon, Serena Abbess. Pike County, Mississippi School Census, 1920.
  • Family papers, charts, interviews, etc.
  • Marriage Bond; 1887; The State of Mississippi, Pike County; Page 354; Copy in poss of Colleen G. Pasquale, Averill PArk, NY; NOTES: Jasper P. Brown and Rosa E. Brumfield, Married 21 December 1887.  Jasper. age 21 and Rosa age 18. Married on 21 December 1887 by J. W. Fortinberry, Minister.
  • McComb Enterprise-Journal. (15 June 1950 Retrieved February 4, 2017, from newspapers.com; page 3.

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