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Rose Ella (Brumfield) Brown 1867 MS – 1948 MS

Rose Ella (Brumfield) Brown 1867 MS – 1948 MS

The photograph, above, is Jasper Pascal & Rose Ella (Brumfield) Brown, MS. Given to me by relatives in MS.

Rose Ella (Brumfield) Brown was the daughter of Jessie Alexander & Martha (Alford) Brumfield. She was born 28 July 1867 in Mississippi. Rose was the oldest daughter. Her siblings were: Martin, John, Fletcher, Lily, Daisy, Lucy, Sallie & Newton. In 1870 Jessie and family were in Osyka, Pike, MS. Jessie was a farmer and Martha was the mother of 3 children.

She married Jasper Pascal Brown. They married 21 December 1887 in Pike, MS. They had nine children.  In 1900 Jasper and Rose were in Pike, MS. Rose was the mother of 6 children, all living. In 1920 Jasper was still farming in Pike, MS. Sons, Hubert & Roy were helping on the farm.

Obituary for Rose Ella Brumfield Brown

Mrs. Rosa E. Brown Passes at Pike Home; Time of Services to be Set after Daughter Arrives From California. Funeral services for Mrs. Rosa Ella Brown, beloved native and lifelong resident of Pike County, have not been completely arranged pending the time of arrival of a daughter who lives in California. Mrs. Brown passed away at her home in the Progress community at 11:30 Saturday morning, Oct. 2. She was born July 18, 1867 in that community and had lived there during a lifetime known for its sterling Christian character, respected by all who knew her. Last rites will be said from Silver Creek Baptist Church with the pastor, Reverend Moore, officiating. She leaves her husband, Jasper Brown, Progress; four daughters, Mrs. Ina Alford, Bogalusa, La; Mrs. Lydia Pierce, of Walthall County; Mrs. Mildred Ball, Angie, La.; and Mrs. Thelma Mitzell, Montgomery, Calf.; three sons, Junius and Hubert Brown, both of Magnolia, and Roy Brown, Hudson, N.Y.; a brother, Fletcher Brumfield, McComb, RFD, and three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Alford, Angie, La.; Mrs. Daisy Alford and Mrs. Sally Brumfield, and many other relatives. Catchings’ Magnolia Funeral Home will be in charge of services.

Source: Mrs. Rosa E. Brown Passes at Pike Home. (4 October 1948). McComb Enterprise-Journal. Retrieved February 4, 2017, from https://www.newspapers.com; page 1

….. 1 Rose Ella Brumfield b: 18 July 1867 MS
….. + Jasper Pascal Brown b: 15 May 1865 Pike, MS
……….. 2 Lucy Viola Brown b: 16 October 1888 MS
……….. + Tate Edward Fortenberry b: 14 Jan 1885 MS
……….. 2 Ina Lucille Brown b: 29 Dec 1890 MS
……….. + Dewitt William Alford b: 29 Oct 1874 LA
……….. 2 Junius Earl Brown b: 12 May 1892 MS
……….. + Armetha Brown
……….. 2 Hubert Allen Brown b: 01 Oct 1894 MS
……….. + Freddie Smith b: 19 Nov 1899
……….. 2 Mavis Marie Brown b: 18 Aug 1897 MS
……….. + Denny Herbert Smith b: 3 March 1892 Tylertown, MS
……….. 2 Lyda Mearl Brown b: 24 Dec 1900 Pike, MS
……….. + Arlie Pierce b: 27 Jan 1898 Walthall, MS
……….. 2 Roy Jesse Brown b: 8 March 1902 Osyka, Pike, MS
……….. + Ivy Regina Mark b: 08 June 1908 Medina, Ohio, USA
……….. + Mary Thelma Ellzey b: 22 February 1906 Pike, MS
……….. 2 Mildred Olga Brown b: 23 June 1904 MS
……….. + James Alton Ball b: 22 March 1902 Angie, LA
……….. 2 Thelma Lady Brown b: 27 February 1908 MS
……….. + Reynolds


  • 1870 US Census, Osyka, Pike, MS Jessie Bromfield family
  • 1880 US Census, Pike, MS Alek Brumfield family
  • 1900 US Census, Beat 1, Pike, MS  Jasper P Brown family
  • 1910 US Census, Pike, MS Jasper Brown and family
  • 1920 US Census, Pike, MS Jap P Brown family
  • Death Certificate State File #16010, Registrar’s # 264, MS.”Rosa Ella Brown” White Female. Aged 81 Years, 2 months, 13 days.  Born 18 July 1867.
  • “Descendants of Jacob Ott of South Carolina and Louisiana by Ruth Ott Wallis.
  • Family interviews, hand drawn trees & papers.
  • Mrs. Rosa E. Brown Passes at Pike Home. (4 October 1948). McComb Enterprise-Journal. Retrieved February 4, 2017, from https://www.newspapers.com; page 1

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