James S. Brown1,2,3

ID# 305, (1860 - )

Key Events:

Birth: Oct 1860, Illinois4,5,6
Marriage: about 1885, Anna M. Humphrey (Mar 1867 -7,8,9 )

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Narrative:

     James S. Brown was born in Oct 1860 in Illinois.4,5,6
     James married Anna M. Humphrey about 1885.7,8,9
     James and Anna appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Farmington, Fulton Co., Illinois, on Verner, enumerated 9 Jun 1900, reporting that they were renting their home. Their children Albert and Bessie were listed as living with them, as was Nettie B. Humphries, age 27, her sister.2
     James and Anna, and their son Albert and his family, all moved to Springdale, California about 1913. James and Anna appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Compton, Los Angeles Co., California, on Springdale Ave., enumerated 15 Jan 1920. Their son Albert and his family are listed immediately following, indicating they were living in the same house or close by. But they are also enumerated at a different address two weeks later, suggesting they had been living with his parents and were moving away.3
     James and Anna appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Compton Twp., Los Angeles Co., California, at 2224 Springdale Ave., enumerated 11 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a home valued at $5,000, and owned a radio.10
     He was a saloon keeper in Illinois. In California he was dairyman making home deliveries in 1920. By 1930 had become a poultryman, raising chickens.11,12,13

Children:
     Children with Anna M. Humphrey:

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  2. [S3991] James S. Brown household, 1900 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Illinois.
  3. [S3985] James S. Brown household, 1920 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  4. [S3991] James S. Brown household, 1900 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 39, and state.
  5. [S3985] James S. Brown household, 1920 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows age 56 and state.
  6. [S3993] James S. Brown household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows age 69 and state.
  7. [S3991] James S. Brown household, 1900 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Illinois, shows married 15 years.
  8. [S3993] James S. Brown household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows married, with his first marriage at age 21 and hers at 19.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows married.
  10. [S3993] James S. Brown household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California.
  11. [S3991] James S. Brown household, 1900 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Illinois, shows occupation as saloon keeper.
  12. [S3985] James S. Brown household, 1920 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows occupation as dairyman, industry as house dlivry.
  13. [S3993] James S. Brown household, 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles Co., California, shows occupation as poultryman, industry as raising chickens, working on his own account.