James Richard BROWN Hannah M BROWN John Franklin HURST Nancy Ann BROWN Dee B BROWN Sarah TETER Mini tree diagram
Mary Vineria BROWN

Mary Vineria BROWN7,1,2,5,3,5,4,6

25th Jan 18587 - 19453,4,6

Life History

25th Jan 1858

Born in Parker County, Texas.1,2,3,4

(most likely)

Jan 1858

Born in Texas.7

(less likely)


Resident in Precinct 1, Parker, Texas.1


Residence2 in Precinct 1, Parker, Texas.2


Residence3 in Justice Precinct 4, Parker, Texas.7


Died in Weatherford, Parker, Texas.3,4,6

Death certificate says she died of Senility

23rd Jul 1945

Buried in Harmony Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas.3,4,5,6

Other facts


Married John Franklin HURST


  • 1870 Federal Census, Parker County, Texas, 9 August, Precinct 1, PO Fort Worth (Tarrant Co), page 34 (scan 374), Hse/Fam #269
    J R Brown 40 M W Farmer $700 Personal estate b KY
    Sarah Brown 37 F W Kg House b AR
    Mary V Brown 12 F W Kg House b Texas

    1880 Federal Census, Parker County, Texas, 2 July, Precinct 1, District 135, page 56, Hse #416, Fam #426
    Brown, J R W M 50 Farmer KT KY KY
    Brown, Sarah W F 47 Wife Keeping House Illinois AR AR
    Brown, M V  W F 20 Dau At Home TX KY AR

    Mary is still single in 1990, and is living with her widowed mother.  The census page gives the location as the Texas Female Seminary.  Yet each one has a separate house number, and many on the page, including Sarah, are shown as Farmers.

    1900 Federal Census, Parker County, Texas, 4 June, Justice Precinct 4 outside of Weatherford, District 65,page 2B, Texas Female Seminary, Hse #30, Fam #31
    Brown, Sarah Head W F Dec 1832  67 Widow 7 children/2 living Ark Illinois Kentucky Farmer Owns
    Brown, Mary Dau W F Jan 1858  42 Single Texas Kentucky Arkansas

    The birth date given here differs from that on Mary's gravestone.  Wanda Cox reported to me the dates of birth and death on Mary's grave in Harmony Cemetery, Parker County, Texas.

    "Sarah (Teter) Brown and her husband James Richard Brown are buried at the Harmony Cemetery about 3 miles from my house.  And two of their daughters are buried there as well.  Hannah M. (Brown) Cox 9/27/1854-11/12/1887 and Mary V. (Brown) Hurst are buried there."
    --  Wanda Tate Cox, email to Orville Boyd Jenkins, September 2009

    Mary Vineria Brown Hurst

    According to the Texas Death Certificate. Mary Vineria Brown was born 25 Jan 1858 in Parker co, Texas and she died 22 July 1945 Weatherford, Parker Co., Texas. She died of Senility at the age of 87 yrs, 5 mo. and 27 days.

    Richard and Sarah had 4 daughters, Hannah, Mary, Nancy and Dee Brown, All are buried at the Harmony Cem, Parker Co., Texas
    Additional info that might be of interest: J. Frank Hurst b. 9/21/1857 d. 6/28/1949 in the City Greenwood Cem.

    Melba Riedel
    Weatherford, TX
    --  Melba Riedel, Weatherford, TX, Ancestry message to Orville Boyd Jenkins, 21 November 2014

    Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982
    Mrs Mary Vineria Brown Hurst
    Birth 25 Jan 1858 Parker County, Texas
    Residence 312 E Columbia, Weatherford, Parker, Texas
    Father Richard E Brown born Illinois
    Mother Sarah Brown born Illinois
    Age at Death 87 years, 5 months, 27 days
    Death 22 Jul 1945 at home, Weatherford, Parker, Texas
    Cause of death Senility [who knew senility could kill you?]
    Burial 23 July 1945 Harmony Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker, Texas
    Certificate #70683 Filed 11 September 1945

    Mary V Brown Hurst
    Birth 1858
    Death 1945

    James Richard Brown (1829 - 1887)
    Sarah Teter Brown (1832 - 1918)

    Sarah Teter Brown (1832 - 1918) Half-sibling
    Nancy Ann Brown Stratton (1860 - 1911)
    Dee B Brown Davis (1865 - 1893)

    Note: wife of JF Hurst; daughter of JR and Sarah Brown

    Burial Harmony Cemetery, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas

    Created by Cheryl Apr 22, 2011
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #68766449, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68766449


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