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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Joseph McKindred 'Mack' and Julia Mabel (Bump) Brown, step-mother Martha E. (Calhoun) Brown , 6 South 50 West


JOSEPH'S FAMILY

Clark Brown and Lydia Ann Basey married on January 16, 1855 in St. Clair County, MIssouri.

All the kids were born in Missouri.

Ceoleda (Rider) Basye 1811-1851 is buried in Platte County, with Henry 1808-1880 # 88547035 and his secon wife Sarah dying 1905
If this is Lydia Ann's family, her brother Charles P. "Basye" is in Gunnison County, COlorado in 1880, single, 35, a butcher, born in MIssouri, both parents born in Virginia.
Charles is buried in St. Louis 1844-1919 # 113348266, with Jennie 1861-1922.
He had married Jennie in 1886, daughter of Wm. Thompson of St. Louis and Eliza Bays of Brusfrie, Michigan. Harry Tompson of St. Louis was the informant.
Jennie hanged herself in 1922.

But the Platte County History says Ann married a Snell and then a Schilling...


THIS MIGHT BE LYDIA'S FAMILY
In 1850 Platte County, Missouri, Henry "Basye" is a tailor 43, with Ceolida 38, both born in Virginia, Elizabeth 18, Ann 14, Thomas 2, Charles 7, Edgar 3, and Alce 1.

In 1860 St. Francois County, Missouri, Clark Brown is 42, a Methodist clergyman, with L.A. 27, R. J. 20 female, F. S. 18 and G. M. 16 are farmers - all were born in Kentucky.
F.J., 14, R.C. 3, and Elizamon 2, all sons born in Missouri.

Joseph MacKindred Brown was born August 12, 1860 in Rockford Kentucky to Clarke Brown of Kentucky and Lydia M. Basey of Scotland (bet this is Scotland MISSOURI).

Clark Brown and Martha E. Calhoun married on November 29, 1866 in Obion County, Tennessee.

(Wonder if she's related to the Perry and Charles Calhounfamilies..)

In 1870 Obion County, Tennessee, Clark Brown is farming, Martha E. 41, with Robert C. 13, Elizamond 12, Joseph M. 9, and Henry W. seven months.

In 1880 Cass County, Missouri, "Clarck" Brown is 62, a Methodist minister, 62, Martha 50, with son P.S. 38 "nearly blind."

In 1895 Linn County, Kansas, Clark Brown is 76, born in Alabama, Martha 67 in Tennessee.

In 1900 Cooper County, Missouri, Mack Brown, born August 1860 in Kentucky, is a plasterer, married two years to Ollie January 1880 born in Missouri. Goldie August 1889 in Missouri, Lydia May 1891 in Kansas, Hattie January 1894 in Kansas, Marshall Nov 1896 in Missouri. They have a son Mack Sept 1899 in Missouri.
In 1900 Cooper County, Missouri, Clark Brown born April 1817 in Alabama, married 34 years to Martha E. January 1828 Tennessee, are residing in the poor farm. She's had three kids, none living.
Joseph M. Brown and Jennie Richardson, both of Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri, married there October 21, 1889.

"Mack" married in 1898 Alice J. Goforth, who was in Maries County, Missouri, in 1880, four months old, with Wm. Goforth 28 and Rachel E. 22. Arendall is 2.
JOSEPH'S FIRST WIFE ALICE

William Franklin Goforth 1850-1912 is buried in Pulaski County # 64956727, with Rachael 1857-1881 - his second wife Martha (Eads) Goforth 1861-1928.

In 1900 Cooper County, Missouri, Mack Brown, born August 1860 in Kentucky, is a plasterer, married two years to Ollie January 1880 born in Missouri. Goldie August 1889 in Missouri, Lydia May 1891 in Kansas, Hattie January 1894 in Kansas, Marshall Nov 1896 in Missouri. They have a son Mack Sept 1899 in Missouri.

Alice Ollie J. (Goford) Brown 1880-1907 died in Dixon, Pulaski County, Missouri in 1907, per one tree.

JULIA MABEL'S FAMILY

Julia A. Bump, born June 1877 in Ohio, is in McKean County, Pennsylvania in 1900, a servant. Her parents John A. Bump 54 a carpenter, and Libbie M. 42, both born in New York.

JOSEPH AND MABEL


In 1910 Kit Carson County, Martha E. is widowed, 82, born in Tennessee, having three kids but none living. She's with stepson Mack J. Brown 40 born in Kentucky, married seven years (his second marriage) to Mabel (Julia Mabel Bump) 31 born in Ohio. She's had three kids, all living. Lydia A. is 17, Hattie B. 16, both born in Kansas, Marshall C. 14 in Missouri. Helen L. is 5, born in Kanss, Robert O. 2 in Missouri, and a two-months son born in Colorado.

In 1920 Deer Lodge, Montana, Joseph is a carpenter, 69, with Julia M. 42 born in Ohio. Helen L. is 15, Kansas, Robert 12 Missouri, Merle J. 9 and Mary A. 7 in Colorado.

In 1930 Powell County, Montana, Mack Brown is 69 Mabel B. 51 born in Ohio, and Merril 21 is a farm laorer.
Joseph M. Brown 1860-1945 is buried in Deer Lodge, Powell County, Wyoming # 70223226, with Julia M. 187-1956.
He died March 15, 1945 in Deer Lodge, leaving wife Julia Bump, 67.

ROBERT

Joseph McKindred Brown and Mayble Bump had Robert O. Brown about 1907, and he died in Ellensburg, Wshington on June 30, 1949.
Robert married Nellie Hamilton on August 19, 1929 in Missoulla County, Montana.
He's buried in Lind, Washington # 41626256, with Nellie M. 1906-1990.

OTHELLO Washington- Fire Chief Robert O. Brown, 42, died Thursday evening in the Ellensburg General hospital after suffering six days from third degree burns received in a grass fire near Othello, Friday, June 24, 1949.

Mr. Brown, chief of the Othello volunteer fire department, and four firemen were burned when their truck stalled in the middle of a raging grass fire. The five were rushed to Ellensburg by a special Milwaukee road train. The other four firemen are recovering.

Mr. Brown was born April 25, 1907, in Springfield, Mo. He moved with is parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Brown, to Deer Lodge, Mont., in 1917 and resided there for several years. It was there that he met and married Nellie Hamilton on Aug. 19, 1929, at Missoula.

He and his wife and child moved to Avery, Idaho, in 1934, and then to Othello in 1943. He was employed by the Milwaukee railroad as an electrician.

Mr. Brown is survived by his widow, Nellie; one son, Norman, who is in the navy, and one daughter, Joyce, at home; his mother, Mrs. J. M. Brown, Deer Lodge, Mont.; one brother, Merle Brown of Butte, Mont.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Sennett at Bremerton; and Mrs. Helen Nelson at Deer Lodge; two half-brothers, Marshall Brown of Deer Lodge, Mont.; and Joseph Brown, Alabama; and three half-sisters, Mrs. Goldie Meals, Missouri; Mrs. Hattie Williams and Mrs. Lydia Denniston of California.

He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose of Deer Lodge, Mont., a member of the O.E.S. chapter No. 234 of Othello and of the Paul Revere Lodge No. 205 F. and A. M. of Othello.

The funeral was conducted by the Rev. Elmer E. Rosenkildte of Connell Tuesday in the Othello Presbyterian church. Pallbearers were brother Masons, John Donley, Manford Stromme, Clarence Gordon, J. J. Valleroy, Ern Hodson and Clarence Showalter.
The body was taken to Lind for burial where the F. and A. M. held graveside services. Honeycutt Funeral home of Ellensburg had charge of the arrangements.

GOLDIE

Goldie and Claude Meals are in Greene County, Missouri in 1910.

Claude Wayne Meals registered for WWI in Denver, born January 22, 1887 at Moberly, Missouri, a tank repairman fro teh Colorado & Southern, married.

In 1920 Denver, Claude W. Meals is a railroad tank truckman, 32, with Goldie 28, both born in Missouri.

In 1930 they're in Van Buren, Arkansas, and in 1940 in Greene County, Missouri, no kids.

Goldie Meals 1889-1970 is buried in Springfield, Missouri # 39912970, with Claude Wayne Meals 1887-1974.

Moberly Missouri - December 17, 1970 "Mrs. Jane Williams, 908 Bond street, received word Wednesday night of the death of an aunt, Mrs. Goldie Meals, Springfield, Mo. She had been ill sometime. Surviving are her husband, Claude, who was born in ...
Greene County, Missouri, Union Campground history mentions the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad, " Claude Meals, brother of Robert Meals, spent many years as a watchman."

LYDIA

In 1920 Los Angeles County, Dan Deniston is an optical lens grinder, 31 with Lydia 27, both born in Kansas.

In 1930 Los Angeles, Dan is a candy and tobacco wholesaler, with Lydia A. 36. They have Betty L. 4 born in alifornia.

In 1940 Los Angeles, in the same lodging house, Lydia is divorced, 46, with Betty Loraine 14. Dor Deniston is 52, also divorced.

May 11, 1968 San Bernardino " he raced through the intersection of Redlands Boulevard and Ford Street and approached the freeway. The speeding automobile overtook another car just entering the freeway, slammed into it and careened to a stop. But the second car was knocked into the rear of a Redlands police vehicle parked on the shoulder of the road. Just in front if it stood Officer N. L. Hubbard issuing a citation to a motorist he had just stopped for a violation. The police vehicle knocked both men sprawling and then smashed into the fourth automobile which was parking with its boat trailer just ahead of Hubbard's squad car. Most seriously hurt was Dor Deniston of Long Beach whose right leg was amputated later because of compound fractures, doctors said. The suspect Matthews was given emergency treatment then released to the highway patrol. "

April 12, 1968 Long Beach, California "Betty L. Miller, 276 Eleanor Lane.
Surviving, husband, Earl; son, Craig D.; daughter, Miss Susan L. Miller; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dor Deniston. Service Monday, 1;30 p.m., Dilday Family Chapel"

Lydia Ann Deniston, born May 12, 1893 in Kansas, died May 19, 1982 in Los Angeles County.

She's buried in Cypress, California # 94517459. So is Dor, 1887-1979 # 94517457.

MERLE

December 15, 1969 - Butte, Montana "Merle Brown, 59, of 1935 Lafayette, longtime area resident and retired mine worker, died Sunday in a local hospital. He was born in Flagler, Colorado, on Feb. 20, 1910, and came to Montana as a child. He was raised in the Deer Lodge area, later moving to Butte.
He was a miner and then lumpman for the Anaconda Co. store. He retired due to poor lealth. He was a member of Operating Engineers Union 275.
In 1932, he and Martha Monson were married in Missoula. She survives.
Other survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William Brown of Butte and Melvin C. Brown of Seattle; sons-in-law and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Andres of Butte and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Cutler of Deer Lodge; sisters, Mrs. Paul Kurd of Bremerton, Wash., Mrs. Goldie Meals of Springfield, Mo., and Mrs. D. Deniston of Calimesa, Calif.; a brother, Marshall Brown of Deer Lodge, and 15 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 Wednesday in the Wayrynen Funeral Home with the Rev. Oliver Jones officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Butte."


MARY

Mary Brown, 18, married Arthur Sennett, 23, on August 3, 1928 in Silver Bow County, Montana. He was the son of James Sennett and Marcella Clary.

Mary M. Hurd, age 68, died February 29, 1980 in Bremerton, Washington.

HELEN

Helen L. Brown, 27, born in Chinook, Kansas, married George W. Nelson on October 30, 1928 in Kalispell, Montana.
In 1940 Powell County, Montana, George W. Nelson is 39, born in Montana, a mining contractor. Helen is 35.

HATTIE

Frank W. Porter married Bessie Rickard on October 20, 1907 in Morgan County, Colorado.

Sylvia Angeline Porter was born August 2, 1908 in Greeley.
In 1910 Frank and Bessie are farming in Routt County, Colorado, with Sylvia A. 1.

Frank's wife Besse May Rickard Porter 1893-1910 died in McCoy, Eagle County, Colorado.
November 4, 1910 "Mary Elizabeth Higgins (born Rickard) was born in 1879, at birth place, Illinois, to William Henry Rickard and Angeline Rickard (born Cullifer). William was born on May 25 1835. Angeline was born on October 15 1859, in Bertie, North Carolina.

One tree said William died 4 November 1909 and was buried in Weldona, Morgan County, Colorado.
Angeline Rickard, widow of William H. Rickard, proved up a quarter in 5N 60W in 1912 - Morgan County, Colorado.

(Although there's an Angy Culliver in 1860 Bertie County, she's probably the Arne Cullifer, 1, in 1860 Cass County Illinois, with Frederick 23 and Elizabeth 30. Francis is 3.

In 1880 Bourbon County, Kansas, Frederick "Culifer" is 45, Elizabeth A. 51, with William 19, Mary E. 17, Louis E. 15, James 12, and Celia 8.

William Rickard is 43, Angeline (Frederick's daughter ) 21, Henrietta 12, Harry W. 4, and Elizabeth 1.

1904 Fort Collins, Colorado

In 1885 Greenwood County, Kansas, Frederick and Elizabeth Cullifer are both 55, Wm. 22, Lewis 19, Jimmie 17, and Celie 14.
Mary married John Melvin Higgins in 1896, at age 17 in Missouri. John was born on January 1 1870.
They had 9 children: Ester Mae Bone (born Higgins), Patrick Higgins and 7 other children. Mary passed away in 1909, at age 30 in Colorado."

Cass County, Illinois "Rickard, Henry - Cullifer, Angeline - 01/28/1877 " Angeline, born August 15, 1859, died in 1936 and buried in Hope, Steele County, North Dakota.

Frank Wm. Porter married Hattie Belle Brown on November 25, 1911, recorded in Denvver.

November 23, 1911 "Frank W. Porter of McCoy and Miss Hattie B. Brown of Hugo, Colo., were married in Denver Saturday."

Hattie, 22, is married to Frank W. Porter, 37, in 1920 Billings, Montana. Selvia 4, Jeanetta 2, and Eveline newborn.

In 1930 Henrietta is in Seattle, 32, married to Raymond Williams 38. Jeanette Porter is 12, Evelyn 10, and they have Dean Williams 4 and Bobbie 1.

In 1940 Hattie is a dressmaker in San Francisco, widowed, with Eveylyn Williams 21, Dean 14, and Robert 11.
"Spouse Frank W. Porter, born March 14, 1883 in Wyoming, [Died 02/04/1972 San Francisco County] in CA. "

Henrietta Gonclaves/ Goncalves, born January 20, 1894, died in San Franciscowas buried in Colma on October 20, 1975.
She's buried in section R2, row 11, grave 71, Holy Cross area.

Dean Raymond Williams died June 10, 1970, buried in Colma, California # 87548806.
He was born October 8, 1925 in Oregon.

Sylvia Angeline Porter Quirk died April 17, 1994 in Wilbur, Lincoln COunty, Washington>
She's buried in Wilbur, with Cornelius James Quirk 1893-1974.



MACK - Joseph's son

In 1910 Pulaski County, Missouri, Mack Brown is 10, adopted son of Arendall Goforth 31 and Bessie 24. The Goforths have Harold 8, Maurice 4, and Ross 2.

Mack B. Brown 1899-1983 is buried in Port Lavaca, Texas # 60336200.l

MARSHALL

June 26, 1974
Janetta Olive Muri, 76, died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, Sept. 20, 2002.
Janetta was born July 19, 1926, to Marshall "Potlicker" Brown and Lilly (Moore) Brown. She married Ben "Sonny" Muri on July 27, 1946, in Great Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Ella Mae and her husband Ben.
Survivors include her brother Marshall "Bud" Brown; sister Goldie Anne; sons Mike, Pat, Tom, Eric and Joe; daughter Naomi; and six grandchildren, Pat, Josie, Maureen, Shelby, Kaylee and Ben

MARTHA

In 1900 Cooper County, Missouri, Clark Brown born April 1817 in Alabama, married 34 years to Martha E. January 1828 Tennessee, are residing in the poor farm. She's had three kids, none living.
In 1910 Kit Carson County, Martha E. is widowed, 82, born in Tennessee, having three kids but none living. She's with stepson Mack J. Brown 40 born in Kentucky, married seven years (his second marriage) to Mabel 31 born in Ohio. She's hd three kidsk all living. Lydia A. is 17, Hattie B. 16, both born in Kansas, Marshall C. 14 in Missouri. Helen L. is 5, born in Kanss, Robert O. 2 in Missouri, and a two-months son born in Colorado.

Martha claimed two quarters in sections 29 and 32, 6S 50W in 1912.

If anyone knows where Martha is buried, please let us know.

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