I am seeking parents/family members (any info) of Elias Brown born 7 March 1807 in GA. He marries Susan B. Coffman, widow of Samuel Henry Coffman, on 9 Dec. 1845 in Sumter County, AL.
She has 2 children, Virginia Elizabeth Coffman and Samuel Henry Coffman, Jr.,and they are in Jasper County, MS, in June of 1852.
He and stepson, Samuel Henry Coffman, are at the Univ. of VA where S. H. is matriculating for 1858-59 year:
"S.H. COFFMAN b. Jan. 2nd 1840; Parent or Guardian - Elias Brown, Garlandsville, (Jasper Co.) MS, matriculated in Anatomy, Chemistry,Medicine." S. H. is there for 1 year and then serves in the CSA as an assistant surgeon in the 51st Alabama Cavalry Regiment, Partisan Rangers.
ELIAS BROWN's will is found in Clarke County, MS, WB I, page 10.Signed 21 April 1869 it is presented and proved 6 Dec 1872.He leaves everything to his wife, Susan B. Coffman BROWN.He is buried in Enterprise, MS, along with his wife and other family members.
I would greatly appreciate any information on this ELIAS BROWN that anyone might have.