[Allie Brown Journal]

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Genealogy book created for Bessie and Harry Brown. Included is an alphabetical index of names with corresponding page numbers to stories and information related to the different family groups.

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[13], 228 p. ; 20 cm.

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Brown, Allie July 3, 1921.

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  • Main Title: [Allie Brown Journal]
  • Alternate Title: [Genealogy Book]

Description

Genealogy book created for Bessie and Harry Brown. Included is an alphabetical index of names with corresponding page numbers to stories and information related to the different family groups.

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[13], 228 p. ; 20 cm.

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Allie Aleen Allen was born in Belton on August 18, 1865. In September 1890 she married William Henry Brown, a merchant and financier of Bluefields, Nicaragua and they made their home in Central America until 1915, when they returned to Belton.
Mrs. Brown died June 30, 1933 and he died April 24, 1923. Their children were Bessie (1891-1957), who married Henry C. Ghent Jr. son of Dr. H.C. and Sarah Pearce Ghent; and Harry, who married Alene Bassel, daughter of John D. and Sarah Jane Messer Bassel. The Browns and Henry C. Ghent Jr. are buried in the Allen family plot in North Belton Cemetery.

Allie Brown wrote the genealogy for her 2 children Bessie and Henry in 1921.

[Obit Mrs Allie Allen Brown], [History of the Allen Family], [Letter from Odetta to Aunt Eva - January 11], [Obituary of Martha M. Allen], [Obituary of Miss Maggie Bigham], [Obituary of Mrs. J.W. Westbrook], and [Postcard to Mrs. Henry Sleur - October 7, 1954] were found within this item.

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  • July 3, 1921

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Brown, Allie. [Allie Brown Journal], book, July 3, 1921; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth821505/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lena Armstrong Public Library.