"Cousin Book" by Edith Jackson Hankins [Part 2 of 4].
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Our ancestress, Louiza Jane, who was born August 23 or 29, 1831 or 1832 and whose descendants have just been related in this chapter. She married William A. Brown on December 29, 1853 in Shelby County, Illinois and died March 10, 1909 in Ector, Texas.
James Renshaw, born 1835.
Sariah Renshaw, born 1836.
Elias, born 1838.
Harman Renshaw, born 1842.
William Alexander Brown died June 13, 1919 and he and Louiza are buried at Carson Cemetery, near Ector, Texas.
Second child of Joseph Martin and Theresa Nancy Parks Brown was Phoebe Marilda, born 1834 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. She died on August 1, 1850 in Shelby County, Illinois.
Third child of Joseph Martin and Nancy Brown was Jesse Franklin, born 1836, who married Elizabeth Robinson on September 2, 1858 and died in Effingham, Illinois in 1889.
Juda Ann was born 1838 and married Owen B. Williams on January 25, 1855.
George W. Brown was born March 19, 1840 in Shelby County, Illinois and married Jane Fortner on November 1, 1860. Jane was niece of Mary Carr, who married John Renshaw. Elizabeth, Jane's mother, was Mary's sister. Jane Fortner Brown was born in 1838. The sons of George W. and Jane Brown are: John M., born about 1864. Elisha, born about 1869. Samuel H., born about 1875. William H., born in August 1879. They lived in Liberty Township in Effingham, Illinois in 1880 federal census. 40