Descendants of John (Red) Brown and Margaret Hodges Brooks Return

Descendants of
JOHN "Red" BROWN and MARGARET HODGES BROOKS



Descendants of John (Red) Brown
Generation No. 1 1. JOHN (RED)1 BROWN was born Abt. 1787 in Yorke County, South Carolina, and died August 19, 1852 in Henderson County, Texas1. He married (1) MARGARET HODGES BROOKS May 29, 1809 in Pendleton District, South Carolina, daughter of WILLIAM BROOKS and NANCY HUDGINS. She was born 1790 in South Carolina, and died May 1849 in Texas2. He married (2) ELIZABETH RANIER HOLLAND March 20, 1851 in Athens, Henderson County, Texas. She was born Abt. 1801 in Georgia, and died 1855 in Athens, Henderson County, Texas. More About JOHN (RED) BROWN: Arrived: 1836, In Texas County Commissioner: 1850, Henderson County, Texas Elected: 1822, State House of Representatives in Alabama Fact 8: 1846, Owned land in Henderson County, Texas Founded: 1849, Town of Brownsboro in Henderson County, Texas Helped Found: April 27, 1846, Democratic Party of Texas Moved: Abt. 1818, to Jefferson Co., Alabama Owned first toll bridge: May 1852, Henderson County, Texas Probate: October 04, 1852, Henderson County, Texas Stepfather: 1851, Dulcina Holland Avriett, who named town of Athens Children of JOHN BROWN and MARGARET BROOKS are: i. FRANK2 BROWN. ii. GRISHAM KELLY BROWN, b. Abt. 1813, Pendleton District, South Carolina; d. Aft. 1852. iii. RICHARD BROWN. iv. WILLIAM BROWN, b. Abt. 1811, Pendleton District, South Carolina; d. Aft. 1853. v. BEAUFORD WARREN BROWN, b. Abt. 1815, South Carolina; d. Aft. 1860; m. FRANCES ROGERS, October 19, 1841, Nacogdoches County, Texas3; b. Abt. 1826, Alabama; d. Aft. 1860. More About BEAUFORD WARREN BROWN: Occupation: 1860, School teacher in Cherino, Nacogdoches County, Texas 2. vi. MATILDA C. BROWN, b. Abt. 1818, South Carolina; d. July 1852, Anderson County, Texas. 3. vii. SIDNEY POSEY BROWN, b. February 27, 1819, Alabama; d. December 31, 1902. viii. JONATHAN S. BROWN4, b. Abt. 1825, Jefferson County, Alabama; d. Aft. 1854; m. SARAH RIDDLE, March 07, 1850, Cherokee County, Texas; b. Abt. 1835, Alabama. ix. JOHN BROWN, b. Abt. 1832. x. CATHERINE E. BROWN, b. Abt. 1834, Alabama; m. WILLIAM H. COLTHARP, Bet. 1850 - 1866, Van Zandt County, Texas; b. Abt. 1829, Tennessee. Generation No. 2 2. MATILDA C.2 BROWN (JOHN (RED)1) was born Abt. 1818 in South Carolina, and died July 1852 in Anderson County, Texas. She married (1) ROBERT BARKLEY October 14, 1838 in San Augustine County, Texas. He died September 18, 1842 in Bexar County, Texas. She married (2) WILLIAM HENRY ATKINSON February 23, 1844 in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas, son of ROBERT ATKINSON. He was born November 17, 1798 in Clark County, Georgia, and died November 11, 1878 in Anderson County, Texas. More About MATILDA C. BROWN: Family: Scotch-Irish Killed: Battle of Salado by Mexican Army in Dawson's Massacre More About ROBERT BARKLEY: Killed: 1842, Battle of Salado by Mexican Army in Dawson's Massacre More About WILLIAM HENRY ATKINSON: Fact 6: Sam Houston visited house to have suits fitted Fact 7: 1847, Moved to Anderson Co., a few miles N of Palestine From Georgia: 1836, Visited Texas Met: Matilda at home of Dr. Hardeman in Nacogdoches Moved: 1839, to Texas in search of health Occupation: Was a tailor who made fine suits Visited: Dr. Hardeman was a former friend from Georgia Children of MATILDA BROWN and ROBERT BARKLEY are: 4. i. SARAH FRANCES3 BARKLEY, b. October 04, 1839, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas. 5. ii. LAURA BARKLEY, b. 1843, Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas. Children of MATILDA BROWN and WILLIAM ATKINSON are: 6. iii. JOHN RADFORD3 ATKINSON, b. 1845, Anderson County, Texas; d. California. iv. MARGARET LAVINIA ATKINSON, b. 1847, Anderson County, Texas. 7. v. ROBERT FRANCIS ATKINSON, b. April 25, 1849, Anderson County, Texas; d. March 25, 1941, Benchley, Robertson County, Texas. 8. vi. THOMAS SIDNEY ATKINSON, b. January 12, 1851, Anderson County, Texas; d. August 13, 1927, Anderson County, Texas. 9. vii. JAMES HENRY ATKINSON, b. July 1852. 10. viii. SUSAN MATHILDA ATKINSON, b. July 1852. 3. SIDNEY POSEY2 BROWN (JOHN (RED)1) was born February 27, 1819 in Alabama, and died December 31, 1902. He married CAROLINE AMELIA SMITH July 08, 1850 in Travis County, Texas. She was born October 24, 1832 in North Carolina, and died October 11, 1898. More About SIDNEY POSEY BROWN: Occupation: 1860, Farmer in Webberville, Travis County, Texas Children of SIDNEY BROWN and CAROLINE SMITH are: i. MARY JANE3 BROWN, b. April 17, 1855. ii. FRANCIS HADEN BROWN, b. Abt. 1858. iii. SUSAN BROWN, b. Abt. 1860. iv. CAROLYN BROWN, b. Abt. 1866. v. SIDNEY BROWN, b. 1870. Generation No. 3 4. SARAH FRANCES3 BARKLEY (MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born October 04, 1839 in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas. She married (1) FRANCIS R. TANNEHILL Abt. 1857. He died Bef. 1867. She married (2) G. H. BENNETT 1867 in Austin, Travis Co., Texas5. More About SARAH FRANCES BARKLEY: Lived: in Austin, Travis County, Texas Child of SARAH BARKLEY and FRANCIS TANNEHILL is: i. BOY4. Child of SARAH BARKLEY and G. BENNETT is: ii. SEVERAL4. 5. LAURA3 BARKLEY (MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born 1843 in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas. She married AARON PARKS. Children of LAURA BARKLEY and AARON PARKS are: i. ELMO4 PARKS. ii. JESSIE PARKS. iii. MILTON PARKS. iv. ARA PARKS. v. SIDNEY PARKS. vi. DICK PARKS. 6. JOHN RADFORD3 ATKINSON (MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born 1845 in Anderson County, Texas, and died in California. He married SALLY PETERSON. More About JOHN RADFORD ATKINSON: Civil War: Ran away from home at 16 to serve in Civil War Lived: in Oklahoma and then moved to California Children of JOHN ATKINSON and SALLY PETERSON are: i. JOHN4 ATKINSON. ii. GEORGE ATKINSON. iii. LENA ATKINSON. iv. WALTER ATKINSON. v. WILLIE ATKINSON. vi. HENRY ATKINSON. vii. ARCHIE ATKINSON. 7. ROBERT FRANCIS3 ATKINSON (MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born April 25, 1849 in Anderson County, Texas, and died March 25, 1941 in Benchley, Robertson County, Texas. He married SARAH ISIDORE (DORA) THOMAS December 12, 1880 in Anderson County, Texas, daughter of WILLIAM THOMAS and MARY CASKEY. She was born January 20, 1859 in Anderson County, Texas, and died March 06, 1898 in Bowie, Montague County, Texas. More About ROBERT FRANCIS ATKINSON: Burial: in the burial lot of William E. Moore Moved: to Bowie in Montagne County, Texas Settled: in Anderson County More About SARAH ISIDORE (DORA) THOMAS: Burial: Buried in Montague City Cemetery Children of ROBERT ATKINSON and SARAH THOMAS are: 11. i. WILLIAM HENRY4 ATKINSON, b. November 01, 1881, Anderson County, Texas; d. December 12, 1955. 12. ii. STELLA LAVINIA ATKINSON, b. January 14, 1884, Anderson County, Texas. 13. iii. MARY ETHEL ATKINSON, b. August 10, 1886, Anderson County, Texas; d. July 1973, Houston, Harris County, Texas. 14. iv. CLAUDE RADFORD ATKINSON, b. November 30, 1890, Anderson County, Texas. 15. v. ROBERT SIDNEY ATKINSON, b. March 15, 1894, Bowie, Montagne County, Texas. 8. THOMAS SIDNEY3 ATKINSON (MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born January 12, 1851 in Anderson County, Texas, and died August 13, 1927 in Anderson County, Texas. He married NANCY ANN THOMAS April 04, 1877 in Anderson County, Texas, daughter of WILLIAM THOMAS and MARY CASKEY. She was born May 15, 1856 in Anderson County, Texas, and died June 16, 1922 in Anderson County, Texas. More About THOMAS SIDNEY ATKINSON: Burial: Buried in City Cemetery at Frankston, Anderson County, Texas More About NANCY ANN THOMAS: Burial: Buried in City Cemetery at Frankston, Anderson County, Texas Children of THOMAS ATKINSON and NANCY THOMAS are: i. ETTA ALMA4 ATKINSON. ii. MARY CAROLINE ATKINSON. iii. JOSIE LORA ATKINSON. iv. JESSIE LEE ATKINSON. v. THOMAS SIDNEY ATKINSON, JR.. vi. ROBERT HENRY ATKINSON. 9. JAMES HENRY3 ATKINSON (MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born July 1852. He married MOLLIE TUNDERBURK. Children of JAMES ATKINSON and MOLLIE TUNDERBURK are: i. LENA4 ATKINSON. ii. CLARENCE ATKINSON. iii. LUTHER ATKINSON. 10. SUSAN MATHILDA3 ATKINSON (MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born July 1852. She married TOM WOLVERTON. Child of SUSAN ATKINSON and TOM WOLVERTON is: i. BILLIE4 WOLVERTON. Generation No. 4 11. WILLIAM HENRY4 ATKINSON (ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born November 01, 1881 in Anderson County, Texas, and died December 12, 1955. He married IDA JANE MARTIN November 06, 1921. More About WILLIAM HENRY ATKINSON: Burial: Buried in the Bethel Cemetery near Harvey Child of WILLIAM ATKINSON and IDA MARTIN is: i. NONE5. 12. STELLA LAVINIA4 ATKINSON (ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born January 14, 1884 in Anderson County, Texas. She married WILLIAM ELBERT MOORE May 25, 1913. Child of STELLA ATKINSON and WILLIAM MOORE is: 16. i. RAYMOND ATKINSON5 MOORE, b. June 24, 1915, Edge, Texas. 13. MARY ETHEL4 ATKINSON (ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born August 10, 1886 in Anderson County, Texas, and died July 1973 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. She married JOHN HOUSTON MCDONALD November 07, 1909 in Drane, Navarro County, Texas, son of JOSEPH MCDONALD and MINARVI KANEASTER. He was born June 01, 1878 in Ringgold, Georgia, and died March 28, 1963 in Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas. More About JOHN HOUSTON MCDONALD: Fact 3: Raised in Ringgold, Georgia Fact 4: Moved to Chattanooga, Tenn. Fact 5: Moved to Cleveland, Tenn. Fact 6: Moved to Rock Springs, and farmed Fact 7: 1892, Moved to Texas, Drane, Navarro Cty, - farmed Fact 8: 1898, Returned to Chattanooga & worked for Southern RR Fact 9: 1900, Returned to Texas & farmed & worked for gins Children of MARY ATKINSON and JOHN MCDONALD are: 17. i. HUGH FRANCIS5 MCDONALD, b. January 13, 1912, Drane, Navarro County, Texas. 18. ii. MARY LOUISE MCDONALD, b. July 13, 1916, Drane, Navarro County, Texas. 19. iii. WILMER JOE MCDONALD, b. December 11, 1921, Drane, Navarro County, Texas; d. July 20, 1992, Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. 14. CLAUDE RADFORD4 ATKINSON (ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born November 30, 1890 in Anderson County, Texas. He married TISHIE CHAMBERS June 21, 1920 in Navarro County, Texas. More About CLAUDE RADFORD ATKINSON: Armed Service: Served in WWI Children of CLAUDE ATKINSON and TISHIE CHAMBERS are: i. MARY FRANCES5 ATKINSON, b. September 08, 1920. 20. ii. FREDA JEWEL ATKINSON, b. December 03, 1922. 21. iii. C. R. ATKINSON, b. June 21, 1926, Navarro County, Texas. 15. ROBERT SIDNEY4 ATKINSON (ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born March 15, 1894 in Bowie, Montagne County, Texas. He married (1) NELLIE HILL. She died January 06, 1920. He married (2) WINNIE RENWICK May 12, 1928 in Navarro County, Texas. More About NELLIE HILL: Burial: Buried at Snyder, Texas Child of ROBERT ATKINSON and NELLIE HILL is: 22. i. SIDNEY BURNACE5 ATKINSON, b. July 16, 1918, Snyder, Texas. Child of ROBERT ATKINSON and WINNIE RENWICK is: 23. ii. RENWICK5 ATKINSON, b. August 28, 1928, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. Generation No. 5 16. RAYMOND ATKINSON5 MOORE (STELLA LAVINIA4 ATKINSON, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born June 24, 1915 in Edge, Texas. He married LUCY ELISE CUTTS November 28, 1941 in Honolulu, Hawaii. More About RAYMOND ATKINSON MOORE: Armed Service: On a submarine all during WWII and made 11 trips into Japanese waters Education: June 1938, Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD Children of RAYMOND MOORE and LUCY CUTTS are: i. LUCY ELISE6 MOORE, b. June 27, 1945, New London. Connecticut. ii. JUDY MARIE MOORE, b. April 25, 1952, New Hampshire. 17. HUGH FRANCIS5 MCDONALD (MARY ETHEL4 ATKINSON, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born January 13, 1912 in Drane, Navarro County, Texas. He married LUCILLE ROBERTSON December 23, 1935 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Children of HUGH MCDONALD and LUCILLE ROBERTSON are: i. ROBERT HUGH6 MCDONALD, b. February 26, 1937; m. GAIL. ii. JOHN HOUSTON MCDONALD, b. February 14, 1945. 18. MARY LOUISE5 MCDONALD (MARY ETHEL4 ATKINSON, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born July 13, 1916 in Drane, Navarro County, Texas. She married JAMES LEE MCNABB June 15, 1938 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. He was born September 01, 1915. Children of MARY MCDONALD and JAMES MCNABB are: 24. i. CAROLYN ALICE6 MCNABB, b. January 26, 1942, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. ii. JAMES HOUSTON MCNABB, b. June 28, 1947, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. 19. WILMER JOE5 MCDONALD (MARY ETHEL4 ATKINSON, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born December 11, 1921 in Drane, Navarro County, Texas, and died July 20, 1992 in Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas. He married ELEANOR JANE LOOMIS March 26, 1949 in Houston, Harris County, Texas, daughter of IVAN LOOMIS and OVA COGBILL. She was born January 06, 1927 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. Children of WILMER MCDONALD and ELEANOR LOOMIS are: 25. i. REBECCA LOUISE6 MCDONALD, b. September 03, 1954, Houston, Harris County, Texas. ii. MICHAEL HOUSTON MCDONALD, b. December 23, 1955, Houston,Harris County, Texas. iii. DOUGLAS WILSON MCDONALD, b. March 13, 1957, Houston,Harris County, Texas. 20. FREDA JEWEL5 ATKINSON (CLAUDE RADFORD4, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born December 03, 1922. She married (1) DEWEY ASKINS. She married (2) KING HUDDLESTON July 26, 1945. More About KING HUDDLESTON: Burial: Buried in Corsicana, Texas Children of FREDA ATKINSON and KING HUDDLESTON are: i. JERRY WAYNE6 HUDDLESTON, b. January 14, 1947, Corsicana, Texas. ii. JUDY KAY HUDDLESTON, b. June 17, 1951, Corsicana, Texas. 21. C. R.5 ATKINSON (CLAUDE RADFORD4, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born June 21, 1926 in Navarro County, Texas. He married JIMMIE NELL GRAY May 29, 1948 in Corsicana, Texas. More About C. R. ATKINSON: Armed Service: Served in Navy during WWII Children of C. ATKINSON and JIMMIE GRAY are: i. LARRY KEITH6 ATKINSON, b. March 24, 1951, Bay City, Texas. ii. MARK KEVIN ATKINSON, b. May 28, 1954, Corsicana, Texas. 22. SIDNEY BURNACE5 ATKINSON (ROBERT SIDNEY4, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born July 16, 1918 in Snyder, Texas. He married OLGA LARSEN January 06, 1946 in Port Angeles, Washington. More About SIDNEY BURNACE ATKINSON: Armed Service: Served in the Army during WWII Residence: 1958, Resided in Estacada, Oregon Child of SIDNEY ATKINSON and OLGA LARSEN is: i. EVELY ELAINE6 ATKINSON, b. June 17, 1948, Port Angeles, Washington. 23. RENWICK5 ATKINSON (ROBERT SIDNEY4, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born August 28, 1928 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. He married NANCY JACOBS. She died June 11, 1950. Children of RENWICK ATKINSON and NANCY JACOBS are: i. VICKI LYNN6 ATKINSON, b. July 23, 1952, Portland, Oregon. ii. JULIA MARIE ATKINSON. Generation No. 6 24. CAROLYN ALICE6 MCNABB (MARY LOUISE5 MCDONALD, MARY ETHEL4 ATKINSON, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born January 26, 1942 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. She married CONLEY SMITH December 25 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. He was born Abt. 1934. Children of CAROLYN MCNABB and CONLEY SMITH are: i. SHANNON LOUISE7 SMITH. ii. MATTHEW SMITH. iii. ANDREW SMITH. iv. TYLER SMITH. 25. REBECCA LOUISE6 MCDONALD (WILMER JOE5, MARY ETHEL4 ATKINSON, ROBERT FRANCIS3, MATILDA C.2 BROWN, JOHN (RED)1) was born September 03, 1954 in Houston, Harris County, Texas. She married RANDAL MORRIS STEPHENS June 14, 1975 in Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, son of MORRIS STEPHENS and DOROTHY LYNN. He was born September 02, 1952 in Graham, Young County, Texas. Child of REBECCA MCDONALD and RANDAL STEPHENS is: i. JENNIFER LYNN7 STEPHENS, b. August 01, 1986, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Endnotes 1. Henderson County Probate Records. 2. 1850 Mortality Schedule of Texas. 3. Nacogdoches County Texas Marriage Records. 4. Cherokee County, Texas Marriage Records. 5. Travis County Marriage Records.
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