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.

….. 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
…………….. 3 Kenneth Fortenberry
…………….. + Tincie Knippers
…………….. 3 Shirley Fortenberry b: 29 October 1909 in MS, d: Abt. 1963
…………….. + Thelma Ginn Fortenberry
…………….. 3 Cecil Clare Fortenberry b: 02 March 1914 in MS, d: 1987
…………….. + Lovie Wilson Fortenberry
……….. 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
…………….. 3 Devoe Alford
…………….. 3 Doris Alford
…………….. 3 Bruce Alford b: Abt. 1914 in LA
…………….. + Rose Bell Mohan
…………….. 3 Zelda Marie Alford b: 02 March 1915 Angie, Washington, LA, d: 1 April 2005  Magnolia, Pike, MS
…………….. + Ray L Fortenberry b: 19 Sept 1909, m: 24 Oct 1932 MS d: 15 May 1989
…………….. 3 Mary Alice Alford b: 06 March 1920 in LA
…………….. + George Bennett m: 27 Aug 1938
…………….. 3 Louise Alford b: Abt. 1924 in LA
…………….. 3 Lindy R. Alford b: Abt. 1928 in LA
……….. 2 Junius Earl Brown b: 12 May 1892 in MS, d: Jan 1956
……….. + Armetha Brown
…………….. 3 Joe P. Brown b: Abt. 1918
…………….. + Norma Rea McDaniel m: 02 Oct 1937 in Pike, MS
…………….. 3 Everett Brown b: Abt. 1920
…………….. + Maxine
……….. 2 Hubert A Brown b: 01 Oct 1894  MS, d: 25 Nov 1971 Jackson, Hinds, MS
……….. + Freddie Smith b: 19 November 1899, m: 10 Jan 1920 in Pike, MS, d: 21 April 1988 in MS
…………….. 3 Borden H Brown b: 23 Jan 1921 in MS, d: 27 Feb 1995 in MS
…………….. 3 Fred Allen Brown b: 13 Jan 1924, d: 13 July 1932
…………….. 3 Thiry Yvonne Brown b: 12 Jan 1929
…………….. + Robert E. Fegan b: 09 April 1925, d: 26 July 1993 in MS
…………….. 3 Lynn Holly Brown b: 22 Jan 1932 in MS
…………….. + Beverly J. Thames b: 04 June 1940, d: 31 Dec 1992
…………….. 3 Hugh Frances Brown b: 17 Dec 1933
…………….. + Frances Birch
…………….. 3 Peggy Brown b: 12 Feb 1938
…………….. + George Alford
……….. 2 Mavis Marie Brown b: 18 Aug 1897 in MS d: 28 June 1928 in MS
……….. + Denny Herbert Smith b: 03 March 1892 in Tylertown, Walthall, MS d: 18 March 1966 in MS
…………….. 3 Nathalee Smith b: 19 Oct 1917 in MS, d: 27 April 2005 in MS
…………….. + Jerry Sidney Comeaux b: 15 July 1920, m: 26 Dec 1941, d: 08 March 1989 in MS
…………….. 3 Fay Seward Smith b: 06 Dec 1921 in Pike, MS
…………….. + Patricia Ann Brock b: 15 July 1932 in Walthall, MS, m: 08 June 1949 in Progress, Pike, MS, d: 31 Aug 2010 in Mc Comb, Pike, MS
…………….. 3 Wilma Lucille Smith b: 17 Feb 1924 in McComb, Pike, MS, d: 24 Oct 2003 in MS
…………….. + Henry E. Buhler
……….. 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
…………….. 3 Iris Elizabeth Pierce b: 02 March 1920 in Walthall, MS
…………….. + Sammuel Ruffus Brock b: 14 October 1914 in Dillion, MS, m: 06 May 1939 in McComb, Pike, MS d: 05 Dec 1989 in Dillion, MS
…………….. 3 Wesley Pierce b: 02 Jan 1923 in Walthall, MS
…………….. + Henry Leissinger b: 18 May 1918 in New Orleans, Jefferson, LA, m: 06 April 1946
…………….. 3 Malcolm Brown Pierce b: 17 June 1929 in Walthall, MS
…………….. + Blanche Ritchie
…………….. 3 Eddie Jasper Pierce b: 25 April 1931 in Walthall, MS
…………….. + Dorothy Holmes
…………….. 3 Betty Jane Pierce b: 17 July 1937
…………….. 3 Curtis Pierce b: 31 July 1944, d: 12 Feb 1945
……….. 2 Roy Jesse Brown b: 08 March 1902 in Osyka, Pike, MS, d: 12 May 1956 in Magnolia, Pike, MS
……….. + Ivy Regina Mark b: 8 June 1908 in Medina, Medina, Ohio, m: 2 Aug 1927 in Seville, 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 1902 in Angie, Washington, LA, m: 24 Dec 1921 in Vernado, LA
…………….. 3 Rava Nell Ball Ezell b: 19 Jan 1923 in LA, d: 19 May 2006
…………….. + Leonard M. Ezell b: 23 Nov 1919, m: 15 Aug 1942 in Poplarville, Pearl River, MA d: 23 Dec 1966
…………….. + Archie Davis b: 09 Oct 1914, d: 19 Feb 1971
…………….. 3 Donis Bernelda Ball Fornea b: 25 Nov 1925 Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. + Julius Robert Fornea b: 26 March 1922 in Varnado, Washington, LA, m: 27 March 1943 in Columbia, MS
…………….. 3 Doyle Alton Ball b: 03 Sept 1927 in Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. + Idola M. Landry Ball b: 24 March 1931 in Baton Rouge, LA, m: 17 Aug 1950 in Biloxi, Harrison, MS
…………….. 3 Lacy Lenora Ball b: 24 February 1930 in Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. + Paul C. Strohschein b: 04 Sept 1922 in Whiteville, LA, m: 28 Jan 1950 in Baton Rouge, LA
…………….. 3 Lola Mae Ball b: 22 March 1931 in Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. 3 Basil Huey Ball b: 04 May 1933 in Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. + Mildred Fay Turnage b: 26 Dec 1937, m: 03 Nov 1956
…………….. 3 Edith Rose Ball b: 27 March 1935 in Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. + Charles Kay Hutchinson b: 25 May 1930 in Alexandria, Rapides, LA, m: 03 July 1958 in Amite, Tangipahoa, LA
…………….. 3 Gilbert Renon Ball b: in Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. + Peggy Lynn Newton b: in Bogalusa, Washington, LA, m: 10 July 1964 in Bogalusa, Washington, LA
…………….. 3 James Paul Ball b: in Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. + Wreatha Jean Sorrell b: 05 May 1940 in Improve, MS, m: 05 July 1957 in Improve, MS
…………….. 3 Trudy Ann Ball b: 29 Aug 1944 in Angie, Washington, LA
…………….. + Wilmer J. McKenzie b: 24 Sept1942 in Tylertown, Walthall, MS, m: 24 Dec 1963 in Angie, Washington, LA
……….. 2 Thelma Lady Brown b: 27 Feb 1908 in MS, d: 15 Nov 1979
……….. + Reynolds
…………….. 3 Bernarr Jessee Reynolds b: 06 May 1925 in Pike, MS, d: 01 Feb 1995 in MS
…………….. + Jessie Elizabeth Overby b: 07 Nov 1927 in Allensville, Todd, Kentucky, m: 11 April 1950 in Portland, Oregon

Selected Sources:

  • Abstract History of the Fortinberry Family. by G. K. Fortinberry, 1942.  Family History Center Microfilm #1036152.  Page 39
  • 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.
  • 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.

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