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Descendants of

Samuel BROWN (*) and Nancy DEKLE (*)

 

 
1. Samuel1 BROWN (*) , born 9 Dec 1821; died 8 Nov 1898; buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery. He 
married on 25 Sep 1845 in Emanuel Co., Georgia, Nancy DEKLE (*) , born 23 Dec 1825; died 
19 Sep 1909 in Emanuel Co., Georgia; buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, daughter of George DEKLE 
and Nancy ROUNDTREE . 
 
Notes for Samuel BROWN (*)
 
!CENSUS: 1870: Wesley C. Brown, Canoochee, Emanuel Co., GA 1870 Census: (13) BROWN, 
Samuel 48, wm; Wm. J. 22, wm, FL; Washington H. 17, wm, FL; Westley C. 15, wm, FL; 
Thomas B. 12, wm, FL; Ann J. 9, wf; Laviniah 7, wf; Unnamed 3, wm
 
!CENSUS: 1860: Visit 464, Samuel Brown 35, Nancy (Dekle) 34, William 12, Sophany 10, 
Washington 7, Wesley C. 5, Thomas B. 3, Linzey R. 1 mo.
 
!CENSUS: 1850: Visit 312, Samuel 28, Nancy 24, William 2, Suffronia 1
 
!CENSUS: Wesley C. Brown, Canoochee, Emanuel Co., GA 1870 Census: (13) BROWN, Samuel 48, 
wm; Wm. J. 22, wm, FL; Washington H. 17, wm, FL; Westley C. 15, wm, FL; Thomas B. 12, wm, 
FL; Ann J. 9, wf; Laviniah 7, wf; Unnamed 3, wm; no wife listed. 
 
!SOURCE: web site http://www.teesee.com/census/Emanuel/1870/e1870-canoochee.html#17 19 Jan 
1999 !FAMILY: Wm. J. Washington H., Westley C., Thomas B. all born FL between 1848-1858); 
remainder of children Ann J., Laviniah, Unnamed all born GA. Samuel (no wife listed) was in 
FL then to GA for birth of later children. When wife died he must have moved to GA?
 
!BIRTH: 9 Dec 1821 
 
!DEATH: 8 Nov 1898 BURIAL: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Emanuel Co., GA (Nancy also buried there) 
!SOURCE: Cemetery Data from Emanuel Co., GA, Mt. Zion Cemetery 31 Jan 1999
 
Notes for Nancy DEKLE (*)
 
!CENSUS: 1870: Wesley C. Brown, Canoochee, Emanuel Co., GA 1870 Census: (13) BROWN, 
Samuel 48, wm; Wm. J. 22, wm, FL; Washington H. 17, wm, FL; Westley C. 15, wm, FL; 
Thomas B. 12, wm, FL; Ann J. 9, wf; Laviniah 7, wf; Unnamed 3, wm
 
!CENSUS: 1860: Visit 464, Samuel Brown 35, Nancy (Dekle) 34, William 12, Sophany 10, 
Washington 7, Wesley C. 5, Thomas B. 3, Linzey R. 1 mo.
 
!CENSUS: 1850: Visit 312, Samuel 28, Nancy 24, William 2, Suffronia 1
 
!SOURCE: web site http://www.teesee.com/census/Emanuel/1870/e1870-canoochee.html#17 19 
Jan 1999 !FAMILY: Wm. J., Washington H., Westley C., Thomas B. all born FL between 1848-1858); 
remainder of children Ann J., Laviniah, Unnamed all born GA. Samuel (no wife listed) was in FL 
then to GA for birth of later children. When wife died he must have moved to GA?
 
Children of Samuel BROWN (*) and Nancy DEKLE (*) were as follows:
 
2 i William J2 BROWN , born 1848 in , Florida. He married on 11 Aug 1870 in Emanuel Co., 
Georgia, Nancy COWART . 
 
!CENSUS: Wesley C. Brown, Canoochee, Emanuel Co., GA 1870 Census: (13) BROWN, Samuel 48, 
wm; Wm. J. 22, wm, FL; Washington H. 17, wm, FL; Westley C. 15, wm, FL; Thomas B. 12, wm, 
FL; Ann J. 9, wf; Laviniah 7, wf; Unnamed 3, wm 
 
!SOURCE: web site http://www.teesee.com/census/Emanuel/1870/e1870-canoochee.html#17 19 Jan 
1999 Note: Wm. J., Washington H., Westley C., Thomas B. all born FL between 1848-1858); 
remainder of children Ann J., Laviniah, Unnamed all born GA. Samuel (no wife listed) was in 
FL then to GA for birth of later children. When wife died he must have moved to GA? Father: 
Samuel Brown 48 (b.1822) no birth state listed Wm. J. 22 (b.1848) FL Washington H. 17 (b.1853) 
FL Westley C. 15 (b.1855) FL Thomas B. 12 (b.1858) FL 
 
!MARRIAGE: William J. Brown to Nancy Cowart 11 Aug 1870 Emanuel Co., GA 
 
!SOURCE: Marriage Book A, Emanuel Co., GA p.236 19 Jan 1999
 
3 ii Washington H2 BROWN , born 1853 in , Florida. 
 
!CENSUS: Wesley C. Brown, Canoochee, Emanuel Co., GA 1870 Census: (13) BROWN, Samuel 48, 
wm; Wm. J. 22, wm, FL; Washington H. 17, wm, FL; Westley C. 15, wm, FL; Thomas B. 12, wm, 
FL; Ann J. 9, wf; Laviniah 7, wf; Unnamed 3, wm 
 
!SOURCE: web site http://www.teesee.com/census/Emanuel/1870/e1870-canoochee.html#17 19 Jan 
1999 Note: Wm. J., Washington H., Westley C., Thomas B. all born FL between 1848-1858); 
remainder of children Ann J., Laviniah, Unnamed all born GA. Samuel (no wife listed) was 
in FL then to GA for birth of later children. When wife died he must have moved to GA? 
Father: Samuel Brown 48 (b.1822) no birth state listed Wm. J. 22 (b.1848) FL Washington H. 
17 (b.1853) FL Westley C. 15 (b.1855) FL Thomas B. 12 (b.1858) FL 
 
4 iii Suffronia Sophany2 BROWN , born 1850. 
 
!CENSUS: 1870: Wesley C. Brown, Canoochee, Emanuel Co., GA 1870 Census: (13) BROWN, 
Samuel 48, wm; Wm. J. 22, wm, FL; Washington H. 17, wm, FL; Westley C. 15, wm, FL; 
Thomas B. 12, wm, FL; Ann J. 9, wf; Laviniah 7, wf; Unnamed 3, wm Note: Suffronia is 
not on the 1870 - did she die? 
 
!CENSUS: 1860: Visit 464, Samuel Brown 35, Nancy (Dekle) 34, William 12, Sophany 10, 
Washington 7, Wesley C. 5, Thomas B. 3, Linzey R. 1 mo. 
 
!CENSUS: 1850 Visit 312 Brown, Samuel 28, Nancy 24, William 2, Suffronia 1 
 
!SOURCE: web site http://www.teesee.com/census/Emanuel/1870/e1870-canoochee.html#17 19 Jan 
1999 Father: Samuel Brown 48 (b.1822) no birth state listed Wm. J. 22 (b.1848) FL Washington 
H. 17 (b.1853) FL Westley C. 15 (b.1855) FL Thomas B. 12 (b.1858) FL Wife's last child 
unknown was age 3 on 1870 census so she died abt 1867 and before 1870. Nancy Dekle is on 
the 1860 census Emanuel Co.,GA.
 
+ 5 iv Westley Cushion *2 BROWN , born 1855 in , Florida. He married Elizabeth COLEMAN . 
 
6 v Thomas Berrien2 BROWN , born 2 Mar 1856 in , Florida; died 25 Mar 1929 in Emanuel Co., 
Georgia; buried in Twin City Cemetery. 
 
!CENSUS: Wesley C. Brown, Canoochee, Emanuel Co., GA 1870 Census: (13) BROWN, Samuel 48, 
wm; Wm. J. 22, wm, FL; Washington H. 17, wm, FL; Westley C. 15, wm, FL; Thomas B. 12, wm, 
FL; Ann J. 9, wf; Laviniah 7, wf; Unnamed 3, wm 
 
!SOURCE: web site http://www.teesee.com/census/Emanuel/1870/e1870-canoochee.html#17 19 Jan 
1999 Note: Wm. J., Washington H., Westley C., Thomas B. all born FL between 1848-1858); 
remainder of children Ann J., Laviniah, Unnamed all born GA. Samuel (no wife listed) was in 
FL then to GA for birth of later children. When wife died he must have moved to GA? Father: 
Samuel Brown 48 (b.1822) no birth state listed Wm. J. 22 (b.1848) FL Washington H. 17 
(b.1853) FL Westley C. 15 (b.1855) FL Thomas B. 12 (b.1858) FL 
 
!BIRTH: 2 Mar 1856
 
!DEATH: Thomas B(errien?) Brown 25 Mar 1929 
 
!BURIED: Twin City Cemetery, Emanuel Co., GA 
 
!SOURCE: birth/death/burial
 
7 vi Linzey R2 BROWN , born 1860. 
 
8 vii Ann J2 BROWN , born 1861. 
 
9 viii Laviniah2 BROWN , born 1863. 
 
10 ix Unnamed2 BROWN , born 1867. 
 
 
 
Generation 2
 
 
 
5. Westley Cushion *2 BROWN (Samuel1), born 1855 in , Florida. He married bef. May 1881 in, 
Georgia, Elizabeth COLEMAN , born abt. 1860/61. 
 
Notes for Westley Cushion * BROWN
 
!CENSUS: Westley C. Brown, Canoochee, Emanuel Co., GA 1870 Census: (13) BROWN, Samuel 48, 
wm; Wm. J. 22, wm, FL; Washington H. 17, wm, FL; Westley C. 15, wm, FL; Thomas B. 12, wm, 
FL; Ann J. 9, wf; Laviniah 7, wf; Unnamed 3, wm 
 
!SOURCE: web site http://www.teesee.com/census/Emanuel/1870/e1870-canoochee.html#17 19 Jan 
1999 Note: Wm. J., Washington H., Westley C., Thomas B. all born FL between 1848-1858); 
remainder of children Ann J., Laviniah, Unnamed all born GA. Samuel (no wife listed) was 
in FL then to GA for birth of later children. When wife died he must have moved to GA?
 
!CENSUS 1820 Emanuel Co., GA As early as 1820 there were 2 Brown families living here: 
 
!Source: GenWeb Project Emanuel Co., GA Census records 
http://www.teese.com/census/Emanuel/1820/cens215.html 18 Jun 1998
 
Children of Westley Cushion * BROWN and Elizabeth COLEMAN were as follows:
 
+ 11 i Fred Pinkey3 BROWN (*) , born 12 May 1881 in , Georgia. He married Eveline * BUNN . 
 
+ 12 ii Claud3 BROWN married Mabel (---) . 
 
 
 
Generation 3
 
 
 
11. Fred Pinkey3 BROWN (*) (Westley Cushion *2, Samuel1), born 12 May 1881 in , Georgia; 
died 3 May 1943 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia; buried in Garfield, Emanuel Co., Georgia, Brown 
Cem.. He married Eveline * BUNN , born 1 Jun 1879 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia; died 10 Dec 
1952 in Rome, Georgia, State Hospital; buried in Garfield, Emanuel Co., Georgia, Brown 
Cem., daughter of Wilson Wright BUNN (*) and Vandella WILSON . 
 
 
 
Notes for Eveline * BUNN
 
!BIRTH: She was age 2 on the 1880 Emanuel Co., GA Census; her name was written as Evelina. 
 
!DEATH: Date from Family Bible of Leta, her daughter
 
Children of Fred Pinkey BROWN (*) and Eveline * BUNN were as follows:
 
13 i Gladys4 BROWN , born 20 Jul 1900 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia; died 25 Nov 1908 in , 
Emanuel Co.. 
 
14 ii Beverly4 BROWN , born 12 Jun 1904 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia; died 12 Mar 1905 in , 
Emanuel Co., Georgia. 
 
+ 15 iii Joyce4 BROWN , born 7 Jul 1902 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia. She married MacKinley 
NEWTON . 
 
+ 16 iv Leta Helen4 BROWN (*) , born 23 Dec 1904 in Swainsboro, Emanuel Co., Georgia. She 
married James Joel * TOLBERT (Sr) . 
 
17 v Loy4 BROWN , born 12 Mar 1912 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia; died 22 Nov 1935 in , Emanuel 
Co.. 
 
+ 18 vi Marlin Lewis4 BROWN , born in , Emanuel Co., Georgia. He married Laurice BREWER . 
 
+ 19 vii Laurel4 BROWN , born abt. 1914 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia. He married Louise (---) . 
 
+ 20 viii Ward4 BROWN , born abt. 1916 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia. He married Juliett (Judy) 
(---) . 
 
+ 21 ix Woodie4 BROWN , born abt. 1916 in , Emanuel Co., Georgia. She married Garland WYNENS . 
 
 
 
12. Claud3 BROWN (Westley Cushion *2, Samuel1) married Mabel (---) . 
 
!SOURCE: referred to in Family Bible as Aunt Mabel and Uncle Claud
 
Children of Claud BROWN and Mabel (---) were as follows:
 
22 i Son4 BROWN 
 
 
 
Generation 4
 
 
 
15. Joyce4 BROWN (Fred Pinkey3, Westley Cushion *2, Samuel1), born 7 Jul 1902 in , Emanuel 
Co., Georgia; died 14 Apr 1988 in Savannah, Chatham Co., Georgia. She married MacKinley 
NEWTON , born in , Georgia; died in , Georgia. 
 
 
 
Children of Joyce BROWN and MacKinley NEWTON were as follows:
 
23 i Martha Ann5 NEWTON , born in Atlanta, Georgia. 
 
24 ii William MacKinley Billy Mack5 NEWTON , born in Atlanta, Georgia. 
 
25 iii Cherry5 NEWTON , born in Atlanta, Georgia. 
 
16. Leta Helen4 BROWN (*) (Fred Pinkey3, Westley Cushion *2, Samuel1), born 23 Dec 1904 in 
Swainsboro, Emanuel Co., Georgia; died 20 Jan 1995 in Lansdale, Burk Co., Pennsylvania; 
buried 23 Jan 1995 in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, Hillside Cem.. She married on 18 Jan 1938 
in Albany, Dougherty Co., Georgia, James Joel * TOLBERT (Sr) , born 6 Jun 1911 in Albany, 
Dougherty Co., Georgia, son of Joseph Gurlie gf TOLBERT (* gf) and Martha Jane (Mattie) 
DODD (* gm) . 
 

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