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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Bessie Brown

Female 1903 - 1974  (70 years)


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  • Name Bessie Brown  [1
    Born 17 Sep 1903  Bluff Springs, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1910  Precinct 23, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 9 Jun 1974  Gainesville, Alachua, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3633  Dickinson
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2010 

    Father Cornelius Cuyler Brown,   b. 20 Jun 1853, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1924, Bluff Springs, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Rosa Jane Miles,   b. 17 Apr 1869, Escambia County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1956, Gainesville, Alachua, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1887  Escambia County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F0998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Roy Mack Tillis,   b. 2 Jan 1909, Starke, Bradford County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 2005, Gainesville, Alachua, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Family ID F0999  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Rosa Miles Brown with children
    Rosa Miles Brown with children
    Louise Brasington, Jack, Eunice Tillis, Gertrude Jernigan (behind Eunice), Georgia Watson, Rosa Miles Brown, Sally Vipperman, and Bessie Tillis.

  • Sources 
    1. [S013185] 1910 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910.T624, 1,178 rolls. Precinct 23, Escambia, Florida, ED , roll T624_160, part , page .

    2. [S294792] Escambia County, Alabama Marriage Book A 1879-1892.