Ivy R. (Mark) Brown 1908 – 2003

Ivy Regina (Mark) Brown was born 8 June 1908 in Ohio.  She was the daughter of Thomas Kenneth Mark and N. Regina Gruissy. Ivy was one of 7 children, born in Medina Co., OH.

In 1910 her father was a farmer on a general farm. Her mother was the mother of 3 daughters.  Ivy was the youngest.

She married Roy Jesse Brown on 2 August 1927 in Ohio. The 1930 U. S. Census shows Roy and Ivy Brown in Rittman, Ohio with one child, a son named Delbert. Roy was a “Mill Right”.

They had seven children. In 1941 Roy J. Brown moved his family to Columbia Co., NY where he worked for two mills.  Ivy died 18 September 2003 in New York.

1 Ivy Regina Mark b: 8 June 1908 Medina, Medina, OH, d: 18 Sept 2003 Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY
…… + Roy Jesse Brown b: 8 March 1902 Osyka, Pike, MS, m: 2 Aug 1927  Seville, Medina, OH, d: 12 May 1956 Magnolia, Pike, MS
…………2 Delbert Keith Brown b: 27 July 1928 Rittman, Wayne, OH, d: 24 Oct 2000  Hudson, Columbia,  NY
………… + Alberta Joy Gardner b: 26 March 1928 in Bronx, NY, m: 8 Aug 1948 Germantown, Columbia, NY,  d: 10 Aug 1992 Albany, NY
…………2 Leo Dwight Brown
………… + Barbara Jane Cottrell
…………2 Genevieve Audry Brown
………… + Carlton John Wieland b: 17 Oct 1931 Hudson, Columbia, NY, m: 26
Nov 1953 in Ghent, Columbia, NY, d: 14 May 1992 in Albany, NY
………… + Edward Schaperjahn
…………2 Jeanette Rose Brown b: 23 Nov 1934 OH, d: 15 July 1986 Fulton, NY
………… + Elmer Sparks
………… + Jerry Wager
…………2 Larry Lee Brown b: 16 Feb 1937 Sterling, Wayne, OH, d: 29 April 2004 Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY
………… + Dorothy Grace Engel
…………2 Robert Allen Brown
…………2 William Lane Brown

Selected Sources:

  • Birth Record for Ivy Regina Mark, 8 June 1908, Volume 3, Record #115, Medina County Probate Court, Ohio.
  • 1910 U. S. Census, Medina Co., Ohio; 7 May 1910; E. D. 144, Family #237; ; Federal Archives, Pittsfield, Mass., T1272 Roll M620 (Soundex) and T624 Roll 1205 (Report); NOTES: Thomas K. Mark and family in Westfield Twp. OH.
  • 1930 United States Census, Rittman, Wayne County, Ohio, Roll 1888, Page 28A. ED 23.  Roy J. Brown and family.
  • 1940 US Census, OH, Wayne, Rittman, SD 16, ED 85-29, Sheet 15A. Roy & Ivy Brown family on 53 Grant Street.
  • Marriage License & Certificate; 1927; State of Ohio, Medina County; 2534; NOTES: Roy J. Brown and Ivy R. Mark, Married on 2 Aug 1927.

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Learn much more about this family in my book, ‘The Mark Family Story’.

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