Deed Research

Info from: Trails West Vol. 20 #1 pp 1-5

Misc. Research On persons named in the above deed

HARRISON BROWN, b. ca 1086 KY, wife –Anna, 1807 KY, in Mason Co. Ill. In 1850. Ch: James Richard BROWN, b. 1829 KY mar. Sarah Teter; Martha E. BROWN b. 1832 Ill mar. Wm H. CARR Parker Co., 1859; Pauline mar. Wm. W. WILLIAMS, Willis B. BROWN moved to Scurry Co., TX; Maria BROWN pos. mar. Moses Smith TETER, to Scurry Co., Jeptha P. BROWN to Scurry Co; Catherine E. BROWN b. 1849 Ill mar . William B. BROWN, s/o Thomas & Catherine BROWN from VA to Aledo area.
Harrison Brown stated on the 1867 Tax Roll that he came to Texas in 1855, to Parker County 1856. Martha BROW N CARR bio states he was in the Black Hawk War and died in Parker Co. in 1867. The CARR & WILLIAMS families are buried at Willow Springs, possible the BROWN: parents also.

JOHN M. FROMAN – J. M. Froman signed the petition to create Parker County in 1855, there is a land grant in his name s.e. of Willow Springs cemetery. On1860 Parker County census A. FROMAN age 11, male b. KY is living with Isaac O. HEADLY, next door is James TINSLEY, both also from KY. This boy would grow up in Parker County as Alex FROMAN, mar. Cassie YEARY, YEARY's are buried at Willow Springs as is Alex and Cassie, is John M. FROMAN?

THOMAS U, TOLER -b.1805 VA also in Mason Co., Ill in 1850. Lived Parker and Tarrant Cos. where he died in 1865. Sons coming with him to Texas in 1855 were Matthew H. TOLER, Addison E. TOLER, Thomas TOLER and dau. Sarah, others may have came also. Wife Mary HUNTON TOLER died in Tarrant Co. 1860.

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