NameFarmer R. Brown, 1C3R
Birth20 Feb 1878, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death13 Jul 1935, Morehead, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BurialClearfield Cemetery, Rowan Co., Ky
Marriage31 May 1898, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth4 Jun 1884, Oak Grove, Carter Co., Kentucky
Death14 Dec 1956, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BurialClearfield Cemetery, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth6 Feb 1902, Crix, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death8 Jul 1963, Morehead, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth22 Apr 1905, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death23 Jun 1987, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth30 Mar 1911, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death11 Jul 1992, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth27 Feb 1914, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death10 Jan 1983, Morehead, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth22 Dec 1916, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death20 Sep 1988, W. Bradenton, Florida
Birth3 Oct 1920, Clearfield, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death9 Dec 2000
Notes for Farmer R. Brown
Gary D. Lewis’s database had these notes for Farmer Brown: “Farmer died in a car accident in 1935. He had been working in Shelby, Ohio and came home. He was riding with George Brown and they had turned at Jones' Store on West Main. Somewhere between the store and the Clearfield bridge over Triplett Creek, they wrecked and his head was crushed in the wreck. The other person and George Brown were not hurt. He and Celia were divorced and he had married Zona Perry.”
Gary’s database had Farmer’s dates as 20 Feb 1878 to 13 July 1935. The survey of Rowan County cemeteries by the Rowan County Historical Society lists the dates on his gravestone as 28 Feb 1881 to 13 July 1933.
Notes for Farmer R. & Celia (Family)
Rowan Co. marriage book 3, p. 57, records the marriage on 31 May 1898 of Farmer Brown, 20, farmer, residence Paragon, born and parents born in Rowan Co., to Celia Burton, 16, residence Deborde, born Carter Co., to be at D. K. Jones, at Frank Dillon's by D. K. Jones, witnesses Marian McLain & Nathan Riddle, surety by John B. Brown.
1900 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Pierce precinct, enumerated 12 June, lists on p. 9A as family #148:
Brown, Farmer, 22, b. Feb 1878, day laborer; Celia, wife, 15, b. June 1884, married 2 years, no children; Toliver, Cleon, boarder, 18, b. Apr 1882; Foster, Leander, boarder, 16, b. Jan 1884. All born Ky Ky Ky.
Curiously, the next household, that of Wm. Thurber, also includes a boarder named Leander Foster, age 17, b. Nov 1882.