William Henry Brown

William Henry Brown

Male 1856 - 1937  (80 years)

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  • Name William Henry Brown 
    Nickname Uncle Henry 
    Born 14 Aug 1856  (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence Grayson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Mar 1937  Perrin, Jack County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Perrin Memorial Gardens, Perrin, Jack County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Plot: 3
    Person ID I44929  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2017 

    Family Mary Hennessee,   b. 8 Sep 1858, (Effingham County) Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1939, Perrin, Jack County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married ~ 1880  [1, 4
    Children 
     1. Clara Marie Brown,   b. 0___ 1880,   d. 0___ 1937  (Age ~ 57 years)
     2. Lelia E. Brown,   b. 0___ 1885,   d. 0___ 1968  (Age ~ 83 years)
     3. Minnie Lee Brown,   b. 0___ 1887,   d. 0___ 1976  (Age ~ 89 years)
     4. John Leslie Brown,   b. 0___ 1889,   d. 0___ 1969  (Age ~ 80 years)
     5. Owen Cleveland Brown, Sr.,   b. 0___ 1891, Sherman, Grayson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1962, Jacksboro, Jack County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
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    William & Mary Hennessee
    William & Mary Hennessee
    William Henry Brown (1856 - 1937)" biography submitted by Allan Thomas, last modified December 6, 2015 and abstracted December 16, 2015 by David A. Hennessee,
    http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Brown-42914
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F16369  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1856 - (Warren County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Grayson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Mar 1937 - Perrin, Jack County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Perrin Memorial Gardens, Perrin, Jack County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Henry Brown (1856-1937)
    William Henry Brown (1856-1937)

  • Notes 
    • Biography

      Birth: Aug. 14, 1856 Tennessee, USA Death: Mar. 18, 1937 Perrin Jack County Texas, USA

      William Henry was a son of son of John G. & Martha (Biles) Brown.

      Henry lived with his family in Howe, Grayson Co, TX before moving to Jack County. In 1890 Howe had a population of 450, a steam gristmill, a Farmers' Alliance Cooperative, and Baptist and Methodist churches, as well as a number of hotels, doctors, druggists, and barbers.

      "William Henry Brown (known as "Uncle Henry" to folks in the Perrin area), was born August 14, 1856. He married Mollie Marie Hennessee who was born September 6, 1858. Henry moved to Jack County from Grayson County because the ground looked so rich and fertile.

      They moved to Perrin in 1915. Henry was a farmer/rancher and Mollie was a homemaker. Henry never drove a car but he wanted his "little queen," Mollie to have anything that she wanted, so he purchased a Model-t. He rode with her but only with the door open and his foot on the running board.

      Mollie was so small in statue, 4"11", as Henry was tall, about 6". She is mostly remembered for never saying anything bad about anyone, always finding something good about them, even if it was minor. Henry was known being the town alarm clock! Every morning at 4:30 a.m., he would go out the back door and holler "ya-hoo" and he could be heard clear across town. Henry died March 18, 1937 and Mollie died February 19, 1939. . . . "[1]

      Source: Jack County History The Jack County Genealogical Society Sesquicentennial Celebration in 1986

      They had five children: Clara Marie, Minnie Lee, Lelia E., John Leslie, & Owen Cleveland.

      Sources
      ? <http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7986107>
      family records [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S8747] "Mary Melissa (Hennessee) Brown (1858 - 1939)" profile submitted by Allan Thomas, last modified December 12, 2015 and ab.

    2. [S8748] William Henry Brown (1856 - 1937)" biography submitted by Allan Thomas, last modified December 6, 2015 and abstracted De.

    3. [S8749] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=brown&GSfn=william&GSby=1856&GSbyrel=in&GSdy=1937&GSdyrel=in&GSst=.

    4. [S11172] "Mary Melissa (Hennessee) Brown (1858 - 1929)", Biography, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Hennessee-35, retrieved, record.