Charles Vernon Brown

Last update: 10 Dec 2013

Charles Vernon Brown, son of T M Brown and Delia P Mitchell, born 28 Oct 1859, Middletown, Champaign CO, IL, died 04 Oct 1920, Bunnell, Flagler CO, FL, married around 1887 Elizabeth T Moore, born about 1866, MO, died 04 August 1953, Atlanta, Fulton CO, GA. Both are buried in Espanola Cemetery, Espanola, Flagler CO, FL. Her grave is not marked.

They are found in the 1920 census of Flagler County on page 5 with their two sons, with his occupation given as "Salesman Retail Store" and his son Floyd H. Brown's occupation given as "Clerk-Bank." It is not known when the family moved to Flagler County nor when they moved away. The information regarding the son Floyd is from the Bunnell Home Builder. They were the parents of two children;

1. Floyd Hawthorne Brown, born 16 Apr 1889, ND, died 16 Aug 1966, Jacksonville, Duval CO, FL, married Jul 1928, Hastings, St Johns CO, FL, Mary Elizabeth Anderson, dau of Sidney Cepheus Anderson, born 18 Apr 1896, died 24 Sep 1987, Jacksonville, Duval CO, FL. Both buried Arlington Park Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval CO, FL

He was residing in Flagler CO, FL when in Nov 1917 he enlisted in the Quartermaster Corps of the U. S. Army in Jacksonville and left immediately for Fort Shriven, Ga, where he would train. In Feb 1918, his father, received word that his son Floyd had arrived in France. After the war he returned to Flagler County and was employed as a clerk in the bank for awhile and in May 1928 was in the insurance business - he was living in Hastings

2. Deborah R. Brown, born 01 Jan 1895, ND, died 06 Oct 1980, Fulton CO, GA, married Ralph Lloyd Ramsey, born 10 Apr 1889, Dixie, Brooks CO, GA, died 30 Jul 1945, DeKalb CO, GA. Issue:

(1) Ralph Lloyd Ramsey, Jr., born 29 Aug 1920, GA, died 26 Nov 2004, Atlanta, Fulton CO, GA

(2) Elizabeth E. Ramsey, born about 1926, GA

(3) Deborah J Ramsey, born about 1929, GA

3. Charles Rudyard Brown, born 13 Mar 1899, ND, died 17 Apr 1965, Geauga Regional Hospital, Cuyahoga CO, OH.

Source: The First Families of Flagler by Mary Ketus Deen Holland who cited as her sources, Census and Published Articles.

Additional sources used by the compiler were: Census, 1870, Champaign CO, IL, Middletown, 5 Jun 1870; 1920 United States Federal Census, Bunnell, Flagler CO, FL; and Civilian Draft Registration - Flagler CO, FL - 1917-1918 and the Flagler County Historical Society Probate File.

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