Isom Brown Married Sarah machlan in Rush Co 1848 seeking any additional information.Here is what I know:
Following is someInformation that Vivian C Burns (Szabados) had researched and compiled when she was alive.
This is for the Brown; and Machlen
Genealogy Family History records.
Some of the following Information is from a letter that was written to Alonza (Lon) Brown and was placed in the family bible.
A man by the name of Isom Payne Brown born on March 4,1827Birthplace is unknown Probably somewhere in Pennsylvania. (whose Father a Mr. Samuel Brown who had died on or about 1832 ; the place or burial is unknown but was probably somewhere in Pennsylvania. His Mothers name is unknown.
Isom's Paynes Family had probably migrated from England , settled somewhere in Pennsylvania and by Covered Wagon then on to Kentucky or Tenn. then on to Indiana around Rush County. There he met and married Sarah T. Machlenon Jan. 19,1848and then they sometime later moved on to area around Marshall, Illinois . There they bought a tract of 40 acres with her Dowery money ( where she had originally come from Wales to this country.)Located on Crooked creek in Wabash Township. Clark County. There they ran a Store and Farmed. He was a Deacon at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and had a Quaker belief . Using the language of "Thee and Thou" and was very strict in his religion.
The Isom Payne Brownhad died on July 6,1907 and hewas buried in Black ; South Vigo Cemetery in Clark County ; Dennison, Illinois. near Marshall, Illinois.He had married a Sarah T. Machlen on Jan. 19,1848 in Rush County ;Indiana. She (Sarah T ) was born on July 1,1831and she had died on Jan.7th or 9th, 1906 and also was buried in Black,South Vigo cemetery in Clark County; Dennison, Illinoisnear Marshall,Illinois. Her Father was a William Machlen and Her Mother was Elizabeth (Last name (Maiden) is unknown. Alsoshe was a half sister to a Catherine Selbya daughter of William SelbyM.D. and a Justice of Peace of Rush County, Indiana( and was Sarah T. Machlen's Step-Father)that had married an Elizabeth (Maiden name is not known)who had 5 children by that marriage;in the names of
Elizabeth Jane born on Nov.13,1837 Date of Death is unknown.
Thomas Johnnah born on Aug.6, 1839 Date of Death is unknown.
Catherine born on April 24,1832 and diedAug.11,1898;
Joshua born on July 21,1836 Date of Death is unknown.
Martha Rachael born on July 11,1843.Date of Death is unknown.
She had also married a William Machlen and had 3 children in that marriage in the names of Homer; Dates unknown of Birth or Died ; George Born March 24,1831 and died Aug. 11,1898 ; Buried in Black Vigo Cemetery ,Ill. and Sarah T.
Her 3rd marriage was to a Randolph Lee and this marriage did not produce any children. Totally she had been widowed 3 times in her life.
Martha Rachael who was born in the year of 1843, married a Charles King Cottom. Whose Mother was a sister of Charles Norris.
Catherine Selby marriedCharles Norris.This information was obtained from a Mr. Everet G. Barker of 821 West South Street in Salina, Kansas. also notedfrom a letter fromEveret G.Barker that his wife was Ethel Martha Barker who was a Grand-Daughter of Catherine Selby Norris , being a half-sister to Sarah T. Machlen.
Through this marriage between Isom Payne Brown and Sarah T. Machlen there were born 13 children; (8) Boys and (5)Girls. As follows;
The #1 Child born was William Edward Brown who was born on Nov.16,1848 and died on March 21,1880 in Marshall, Illinois .Had 2 Sons Ed and Hubert . Hubert had married a woman by the name of Dessie (Maiden name unknown)
The #2 Child born was Daniel Tevis (Known as Uncle Doc)was born on Dec.30,1850 and Died on March 27 or 29,1926 and he never had been married.
The #3 Child born was James Washington (Known as Uncle Jim)was born on Dec.21,1852 and Died on Jan.2,1929 and he never had been married.
The #4th child born was Martha Elizabeth was born on July ?,1854 and Date of her Death is unknown.
The #5 Child was Joshua George who was born on Jan.22,1856 and died by drowning at the age of (9) nine in the year of 1865.
The #6 Child was Homer Randolph who was born on March 11,1858 and Died on Jan.18,1931 and he had been married ( 2) Two times. First one to a Rebecca Quick and the 2nd time to a Margaret Meyers.and in one of those marriages they had a Daughter named Bessie Brown who later had married a man by the name of Pearl Albert Burns and in that marriage they had a son Bud Burns,DaughtersLillian, Gertrude, and Pearl Irene(Pibby).Homer Randolphwas their Grandfather.
Bud had married a girl Name of Gwendolyn (Maiden name unknown) They both are Deceased.They had one daughter name of Barbara. Lillian had married a man by the name of Leon Rogers (They Both are Deceased) and no children in that marriage. Gertrude had married a man name of Jessie Mullins (Deceased)and they had one son in that marriage by the name of Kenneth. Pearl Irene (Pibby) had married a man name of Earl Rodgers.this marriage hadone boy by the name of Tomwho has 1 son and 2 Grandchildren and (2) Two daughters named Linda that has 3 daughters. and the other is Jennifer that has 2 or 3 children.
In the marriage of Homer Randolph with Rebecca Quick they had (3) Three sons ;One was the Rev.Archie Brown of West Terre Haute ,Indiana. Who had married a woman by the name of Stella(Maiden name unknown). The other boys names are not known.
The #7th child born was John Milton born on Oct.30,1859 and died on Aug.19,1939 and he had married a woman by the name of Cynthia Norton who had died on June 26,1930.
The #8th child was Thomas Jefferson born on Sept.9,1861 and died on Aug.11,1939 and he had married a woman by the name of Jennie Tressa Norton and she had died on Feb.18,1939.
The #9th child was Mary "Mollie" Catherine born on May 3,1863 and died on June 1,1944 who had married a man name of Rufus L. Leach. They had (2) girls in this marriage by the names of Lola Effie Lillianborn on Jan.12,1888 and had died on Sept.22,1959.at the age of 71 years.Who later had married a man on June 3,1906 by the name of William Elmer Burns who was born on Aug.17,1883. The date of his death was March 9,1971 at the age of 88 years.The other Daughters name was Goldie born in 1886 Month and date unknown.She had married a man by the name of Waldenand had Died during childbirth and baby also died on May22.1908.and they were buried in Black South Vigo Cemetery ;in Clark County near Dennison, Illinois.( Mary "Mollie" Catherine was Vivian Catherine (Burns) Szabados ' Grandmother.)
The #10th child was Minnie Alice born on Aug.?,1865 and had died at birth in 1865.
The #11th child was Ruth Armanda born on Feb.9,1867 and died on March 16,1928 and she had married a man by the name of Oliver Majors. (don't know if there were any children born in this marriage.
The #12th child was Alonza born on Jan.16,1869 and died on June 4,1937 and he had married a woman name of Effie Majors.Don't know if any children were from out of this marriage.
The #13th child wasEmma born Dec. 17,1871 and died on Feb.25,1941. She had married a Charles Horsley.Don't know if there were any children in this marriage. Charlesprobably had a Brother named W.T.Horsley who had died on March 15,1911(See Obituary notice ) He had married a Sarah Ann Ragsburn in 1865 and they had 4 boys and 2 girls.